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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.
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.