rough terrain container handler


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rough terrain container handler

A piece of materials handling equipment used to pick up and move containers. Also called RTCH. See also materials handling equipment.
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Directing the Army to Develop Service Life Extension Program for the Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) and Heavy Mobility Equipment: Sen.
THAT'S BECAUSE ROUGH TERRAIN CONTAINER HANDLER (RTCH) OPERATORS ARE KNOWN TO HAVE A STICKY FINGER WHEN IT COMES TO THE STARTER!
The 20-year-old will be one of only four soldiers in Afghanistan trained as a rough terrain container handler driver.
Finnish cargo-handling solutions provider Cargotec Corporation (OMX Helsinki:CGCBV) said on Monday (3 November) that its subsidiary, Kalmar RT Center LLC (KRTC), has been awarded a new 5-year contract to supply its Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) to the US Department of Defence.
The article said, "Maintaining equipment such as the Rough Terrain Container Handler is difficult in the desert, because it was not designed for that environment."
Key to the program is the simple act of regularly rinsing off the vehicles with fresh water, something that is not quite as simple when you are cleaning a rough terrain container handler weighing almost 113,000 pounds.