Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. Blog

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July 28, 2021

ELT SYSTEMS GROUP CONSULTATION - USE OUR EXPERTISE

The ELT Systems Group along with the experts at Eastern Lift Truck can offer you decades of experience with material handling equipment and solutions.

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July 14, 2021

TOYOTA FORKLIFT EMISSIONS FAILURE

Six weeks ago, Toyota Materials Handling stunned the industry when it shut down production of most of its internal combustion engine (I.C.E.) forklifts due to a surprising and only recently disclosed failure to obtain 2021 U.S. engine emission certification.

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June 30, 2021

LABOR SHORTAGE SOLUTIONS

Businesses around the globe are struggling to meet demand with major labor shortages.

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June 09, 2021

SELECTIVE PALLET RACKS

Selective Pallet Racks are the most popular and versatile racking for palletized goods.

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May 26, 2021

WAREHOUSE DESIGN SOLUTIONS

The ELT Systems Group Division offers full turnkey solutions when it comes to warehouse design and automation projects.

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May 12, 2021

POLARIS GEM ELECTRIC LOW-SPEED VEHICLES (LSV) & SUSTAINABILITY

Eastern Lift Truck Co.’s Commercial Vehicles Division offers a variety of environmentally friendly Polaris GEM low-speed vehicles (LSVs) that will help you meet your sustainability goals, save you money and improve the overall safety of your city or campus.

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April 28, 2021

NEW WAREHOUSE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

Building out a new warehouse, whether it's a greenfield or brownfield site, requires a lot of coordination and planning.

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April 14, 2021

WAREHOUSE DOORS & LOADING DOCKS ARE A CRITICAL PART OF YOUR OPERATION!

Eastern Lift Truck Co. understands that your loading dock area is a critical part of your operation.

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March 31, 2021

AUTOMATION AND ISLANDS OF WORK

In both manufacturing, warehousing and logistics, operation teams are constantly looking on how to improve throughput and efficiency of how materials move throughout their building.

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March 10, 2021

PALLET RACK COMPONENTRY

Pallet racking has been around for many years. In the early 1900s, when forklifts were first introduced, businesses quickly realized they could gain more valuable storage space by expanding vertically (as opposed to extending their building horizontally) and place products and materials in racks.

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February 24, 2021

FORKLIFTS AND ROBOTS - ALL YOUR MATERIAL HANDLING NEEDS

When it comes to solving materials handling and storage needs, the professionals at Eastern Lift Truck Co. are up to the task.

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February 10, 2021

INTRODUCING THE NEWLY DESIGNED HYSTER AND YALE NARROW AISLE REACH TRUCKS!

The new Hyster and Yale Narrow Aisle Reach Trucks are here and our Sales team would like to introduce you to them.

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January 27, 2021

SIGNS THAT YOU MAY BE READY FOR AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS

It's a new era for warehouse and material handling automation and robotics and that means there are solutions for all different sizes and scope of operations.

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January 13, 2021

MAFI T 230e NEW ELECTRIC TERMINAL TRACTOR PRESS RELEASE

MAFI Transport-Systeme GmbH (MAFI) (Tauberbischofsheim, Germany) has announced the release of its newest product, the T 230e, an electric version of its popular diesel T 230 terminal tractor, a.k.a. yard truck. As MAFI’s distributor, Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. is excited to share this news and introduce you to the new T 230e, which will be available in Spring 2021.

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December 30, 2021

HOW ELT CAN HELP 3PLS WITH TECHNOLOGY AND EFFICIENCY

How Eastern Lift Truck can help all 3PLs with newer technologies and more powerful material handling equipment. Learn more about automation, fleet management and more.

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December 09, 2020

9 TIPS FOR SELECTING THE RIGHT INDUSTRIAL PRESSURE WASHER

Hotsy professional washers are only sold through authorized dealers and not at your local stores. Call Eastern Lift Truck Co. so we can help you determine which pressure washer is right for you.

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November 25, 2020

CONVEYOR AND SORTATION DESIGNS AND UPGRADES

Conveyor and sortation systems have been around for decades but with the passage of time the market has drastically changed, and technology has kept up with it.

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October 28, 2020

FINDING INEFFICIENCIES IN MATERIAL HANDLING

Our ELT Systems Group of experienced application engineers can design, manage and support all of your warehouse project needs.

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September 09, 2020

EASTERN LIFT TRUCK CO. IS YOUR BEST AND RELIABLE SOURCE FOR CERTIFIED USED EQUIPMENT!

Safe and reliable used equipment to match your company's needs.

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August 12, 2020

EASTERN LIFT TRUCK CO. IS NOW AN AUTHORIZED HOTSY AND FACTORY CAT DEALER!

Eastern is now an authorized dealer for Hotsy industrial pressure washers and Factory Cat, battery powered floor cleaners.

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July 27, 2020

MCCALL HANDLING CO. IS NOW EASTERN LIFT TRUCK CO., INC.

McCall Handling Co. is now Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.

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July 08, 2020

GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO ELT SYSTEMS GROUP

ELT Systems Group can assist you with all your Warehouse Solutions. We offer a variety of product offerings. Learn more here.

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June 10, 2020

MARIOTTI: MANUFACTURER OF SMALLEST ELECTRIC SIT-DOWN RIDER CELEBRATES 100 YEARS!

Mariotti celebrates 100th year in 2020! Learn more about these compact, versatile, yet powerful forklifts!

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May 13, 2020

Mobile Railcar Movers From Eastern Lift Truck Co.

Our Port, Rail & Intermodal (PRI) Division is an excellent source for new, used and rental mobile railcar movers, as well as related parts, service and training for all makes and models.

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March 11, 2020

Lithium-Ion batteries are 23% more efficient than lead-acid batteries

Li-ion powered forklifts are becoming more and more popular for their excellent run times and virtually no maintenance requirements.

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March 03, 2020

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. Recognized as Yale Dealer of Excellence

Eastern Lift Truck Co. recognized with 19th consecutive Yale Dealer of Excellence Award.

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January 22, 2020

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. and Polaris Commercial Announce New Dealer Agreement

Eastern Lift Truck Co. partners with Polaris to distribute and service their full-line of commercial UTV, GEM LSV, and Taylor-Dunn material handling utility vehicles.

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November 13, 2019

UL Ratings and Industrial Lift Truck Classifications

Find Out If Your Equipment Is UL Approved Within Your Facility

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October 22, 2019

5 WAYS TO GAIN MORE SPACE

Gain More Space in YOUR Warehouse Without Having To Add On Or Move Out...

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September 11, 2019

WE HAVE THE FORKLIFT POWER SOLUTIONS TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS!

Not All Power Is The Same...

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July 10, 2019

Extend Your Industrial Battery Life with Single Point Watering Systems

By using Single Point Watering Systems on your industrial batteries you are...

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April 10, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co.'s Mid-Atlantic Sales and Service Territory

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. provides material handling sales and service for approximately 100 counties in the mid-Atlantic region.

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March 25, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co. Recognized With 18th Consecutive Yale Dealer of Excellence Award

Last week, Yale Materials Handling Corporation recognized its top performing dealers.

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March 15, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co. recognized by Hyster Company as a Dealer of Distinction.

Eastern Lift Truck Co. (Eastern Lift) has received the prestigious 2018 Dealer of Distinction Award from Hyster Company, in recognition of sales and service excellence.

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February 11, 2019

Press Release: New Yale® End Rider Pallet Truck Engineered to Boost Order Picking Productivity, Slash Cost of Operation in Warehouses

Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the debut of its new end rider pallet truck series, designed to help operations boost labor efficiency and increase throughput in order picking, unloading and other warehouse tasks. The Yale® MPE060-080VH end riders feature a comprehensive lineup of ergonomic, productivity-enhancing and maintenance-friendly features, designed to address the labor challenges and cost pressures facing supply chains.

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February 06, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co. Appointed Premier North American Distribution and Service Partner for MAFI Equipment

MAFI Transport-Systems GmbH (Tauberbischofsheim, Germany) has signed a dealer agreement with Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. (Maple Shade, NJ) where Eastern Lift has been appointed as the premier distribution and service partner for MAFI equipment in North America.

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January 09, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co. Sales Dept To Launch New Instagram Feed @EasternLiftSales

The Sales Team at Eastern Lift Truck Co. will launch a new Instagram feed @EasternLiftSales in mid-January to share images of equipment currently available for retail sale.

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December 11, 2018

Discover The Benefits of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

Material handling dealerships and lift truck manufacturers touting hydrogen fuel cell technology often cite excellent benefits such as zero emissions (for a cleaner environment) and super-fast refueling (3 minutes for fuel cells vs 20 minutes for swapping lead-acid batteries) which equates to more up-time, increased productivity, and a safer work environment.

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September 19, 2018

Eastern Lift Truck Co. Is Your Source for Rail King Mobile Railcar Movers

Contact Eastern Lift Truck Co.'S Port, Rail & Intermodal Team to learn more about Rail King Mobil Railcar Movers

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January 09, 2018

Lithium-ion Batteries

We are going to focus on lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries as an alternative to traditional lead-acid batteries.

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November 02, 2017

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.: Branch in the Spotlight

We want to take a moment to shine a light on one of our newest branches: Piscataway, NJ.

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October 11, 2017

Ports & Intermodal Support Services from Eastern Lift Truck Co.

In an ever-changing and increasingly complex industry, Eastern Lift Truck Co. is ready to tackle new challenges.

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August 09, 2017

The Merits of Leasing

Could leasing work for your business? Explore the merits of a lease program with Eastern Lift Truck Co.

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