Tow Tractors | Reno / Sparks

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Raymond West supplies Tow Tractors and other warehouse vehicles throughout the West.

We are among the largest suppliers of material handling equipment in the state.

Call us today at (775) 356-8383

What Is A Tow Tractor?

Tow tractors, also known as “tuggers” are specialized vehicles built to tow merchandise or raw materials within a warehouse or manufacturing facility. Some specific types of tow tractors can also be utilized in airport baggage and cargo handling applications.

Tuggers are available in a wide range of designs and capacities, and can be powered by batteries or internal combustion. These vehicles are typically set up to tow carts behind them, and are furnished with tow hitches for this purpose.

How Are Tow Tractors Used?

Tow tractors have many uses in a variety of industries. They can be a good fit for many types of operations, from light duty to heavy industrial uses.


Horizontal transportation of commodities that do not require stacking is required in many warehouses. By daisy chaining several carts behind an electric tow tractor, workers can transport goods much more efficiently than moving individual loads on pallet trucks or forklifts.

For low level order picking or product replenishment, the same approach applies. Many more items can be transported on carts, saving pickers time by avoiding multiple trips.


Tow tractors can be utilized for a variety of tasks inside a manufacturing plant, from lightweight parts picking to heavy duty hauling of items like steel bar stock.

Airport Ground Support Equipment (GSE)

The sight of baggage carts being transported from the tarmac to the terminal is familiar to almost everyone that travels. Tow tractors engineered for airport use are responsible for hauling these carts.

Tow Tractors Available From Raymond West

Raymond West supplies warehouse tow tractors from Raymond, including the 8610 Tow Tractor, which is perfect for batch picking warehouse/plant applications or horizontal transport of up to 10k pounds.

Raymond also provides a fully automated Automated Guided Vehicle version, the 3020, which is perfectly suited for repetitive, resource intensive duties that can be automated.

Outside of the warehouse, Raymond West offers a full line of electric, LPG and gas powered tow tractors from Taylor Dunn. This lineup includes low, medium and high capacity choices, with towing capacities of up to 120,000 lbs on the upper end.

Tow Tractors Near Me

If you’re considering the purchase of a tow tractor, or need more information on available technologies and options, get in touch with a warehouse professional at Raymond West today.

Raymond's Reno / Sparks service operation includes all of Western Nevada, including Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Incline Village, Virginia City, Indian Hills, Johnson Lane, Fernley, Fallon, Dayton, Silver Springs, Spanish Springs, Yerington, Genoa and Zephyr Cove.

Raymond West | Reno / Sparks Material Handling Equipment Supplier

975 Terminal Way
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 356-8383