Bradley Joins Shoppa’s As Business Operations Associate

FORT WORTH, TX – Shoppa’s Material Handling, one of the largest Toyota forklift distributors throughout Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and Kansas City, Missouri, got a little bigger today with the addition of a new Business Operations Associate.

After spending the last five years working as a Team Leader/Supervisor with Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing and Toyota Material Handling, Travis Bradley joins the team as a Business Operations Associate.

Travis joins the Shoppa’s family as part of a company-wide effort to focus on implementing Toyota Lean Management best practices throughout Shoppa’s. While at Toyota, Travis made a name for himself for his ability to help streamline processes to best improve key performance indicators. He instituted changes in the Mast Weld Department, X Frame and Electric Frame Weld line that directly resulted in improved efficiency and productivity.

“Travis deeply understands the critical role that Toyota Lean Management plays in our business, and I look forward to his assistance in examining our work flows, policies and procedures to remove wasted time and effort,” said Jim Shoppa, President of Shoppa’s Material Handling. “He is a great addition to the team, and I am excited about how he will help us continue to move forward.”

Travis’s career also includes time as a Supervisor at AISIN USA MFG Inc. and Indiana Hydraulic Manufacturing Corp.

He recently moved with his Wife (Yoshino Bradley) from Indiana to live closer to family in Texas.

Shoppa’s Material Handling was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas with 9 locations and nearly 500 employees throughout Texas and Missouri.

Shoppa’s is one of the fastest growing dealerships in the country and is a 15-time recipient of the prestigious Toyota President’s Award. Shoppa’s provides complete material handling solutions including system design, equipment integration, project management, fleet optimization and logistics solutions. From a single forklift purchase to national accounts with multiple locations, Shoppa’s has the people, the products, the knowledge to maximize your productivity.

In addition to their anchor brand Toyota, Shoppa’s represents a comprehensive line of industrial and warehouse equipment brands including Aichi, Genie and JLG aerial equipment, Bendi, Drexel and Combilift very narrow aisle forklifts, Advance industrial floor cleaning equipment, Fetch Robotics as well as E-Z-GO golf and Cushman industrial vehicles. Shoppa’s also specializes in pallet rack, and warehouse design capabilities.

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