Toyota Material Handling Hires New IT Director


Daniel Schumacher Brings 20 Years of Experience in Information Technology to Toyota; Previously Worked For Komatsu

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ind. (June 28, 2022) -  Toyota Material Handling (TMH) recently added Daniel Schumacher to its executive team as the company’s new Director of Information Technology (IT). 
 
Schumacher joins Toyota from Komatsu, where he served as Global Director of IT Applications and Digital Innovation. Schumacher has more than 20 years of IT experience with previous roles in various technological pathways. He has experience within and outside the material handling industry, making him an ideal fit for TMH, a leading company in material handling that has made significant investments in its ongoing digital transformation.
 
“We are excited to add Daniel to our Toyota family, and we look forward to seeing what he can accomplish in this new role,” said TMH President and CEO Bill Finerty. “Daniel’s strong background in technology speaks for itself, and his character will make him a perfect culture fit at TMH.” 
 
Schumacher has spent his early days getting up to speed with the technology footprint that supports TMH’s business operations, and learning more about the company’s key projects and how they will contribute to Toyota’s digital transformation.
 
“It’s an honor to have an opportunity to work for a world-class company and brand like Toyota,” Schumacher said. “I look forward to using my past experiences and passion for technology to help TMH achieve its many innovative goals.”
 
Learn more about Toyota Material Handling at ToyotaForklift.com
 
About Toyota Material Handling 
Toyota Material Handling offers material handling products and solutions, including forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, container handlers, automated guided vehicles, and tow tractors, along with aerial work platforms, fleet management services, and advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations across North America. With access to an industry-leading lineup of material handling products, Toyota dealers are uniquely positioned to help solve wide-ranging challenges in warehousing and distribution. Built for every application, Toyota can provide the most complete set of solutions for material handling, automation, energy, advanced logistics, and warehouse optimization. For more information or to learn more, visit ToyotaForklift.com.
 
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