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Harris Handling is a material handling systems group based in Charlotte, NC, focused on helping our clients achieve maximum effective product mobility and storage efficiency, in order to boost productivity.
The principals of Harris Handling have over 20 years of experience in the material handling industry and have worked with national and international clients to create maximum space and functional systems. We have partnered with the best manufacturers in the industry to bring our clients effective material handling solutions.
Whether you are looking to build from scratch, remodel or upgrade, Harris Handling has the solution.
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Tom Currier - Senior Sales Associate
Tom Currier has over 13 years experience in the material handling industry. He has most recently used his experience and knowledge to join Harris Handling in order to give customers the best and most creative solutions to their material handling needs.
Tom’s career started in Charlotte as a member of the Management Training Group at LiftOne, a division of Carolina Tractor. Tom excelled as Territory Sales Manager in the capital equipment sales group and the engineered systems group. His last eight years were spent as Major Accounts Manager in the engineered systems group helping the area’s largest manufacturers move and store their products more efficiently. He was recognized multiple times for exceeding expected sales goals.
In addition to his responsibilities at Harris Handling, Tom is a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church where he serves on the Mission Board and volunteers regularly for Room in the Inn. For fun, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids at the beach, participating in Charlotte Y Guides, hunting and attending Wolfpack and Panthers events.
Tom received his B.S. degree in Agriculture Business Management from North Carolina State University.
Todd Harris - Senior Sales Associate
Todd Harris brings 11 years of material handling experience to the Harris Handling team. With his knowledge of the industry, Todd consistently designs efficient and cost-effective solutions for the issues facing his customers.
Previously Todd was a Territory Account Manager at LiftOne, a division of Carolina Tractor. Todd excelled in the engineered systems group by leading the area’s largest industrial producers to a more cost efficient and productive storage environment. His creative product offerings and attention to detail consistently made him one of the top producers in his field.
In addition to his responsibilities at Harris Handling, Todd is a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He enjoys spending time with his wife Julie, daughter Addison, and twin boys Owen and Graham. Todd likes hunting, fishing, traveling, and attending the football games of his beloved Wolfpack and Panthers.
Todd received his B.S. degree in Business Management-Finance from North Carolina State University.
John Ford - Business Development Manager
John brings over 20 years of commercial and retail experience to Harris Handling. His focus is on providing a solutions based experience for customers, by making sure to listen to the needs of the user, implementing a plan to solve the issues at hand and verifying they work for the long term goals of the customer.
With a background in sales, product management, marketing and purchasing, he brings a wide background to Harris Handling. This allows him the ability to see projects from different aspects and help to find the right solution. He successfully relaunched the commercial and industrial sales division of Toter, where the business attained double digit growth for multiple years. The growth was a result of direct relationships with some of the nation’s largest retailers as well as relationships with Rep Agencies across the Nation where John traveled and trained Reps and Distributor Sales groups.
In addition to Harris Handling, John is a member of St Martin’s Episcopal Church where he is active in several outreach and fundraising groups. He likes to spend time with his wife and 2 kids, attending Y-Guides and Martial Arts events, as well as traveling to the Caribbean. He also enjoys working in the yard, wrenching on old cars, and using his BBQ smoker on the weekends.
John received a B.S. in Business Management - Marketing and a Minor in Horticulture from North Carolina State University.