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We are excited to announce, Eastern Lift Truck Co. recently signed a dealer agreement, to represent the JCB Industrial line of equipment in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
A sideloader in the material handling world is a specialized forklift designed to move sideways through tight spaces, moving long, sometimes awkwardly shaped, loads, that cannot be safely moved with a traditional forklift.
We would like to introduce you to Combilift, one of Eastern Lift Truck Co.’s outstanding materials handling partners. Founded in 1998, in Monaghan, Ireland, Combilift has become world-renown for its innovative spirit and is the leading producer of multi-directional forklifts and long-load handling solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.