Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. Blog

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September 08, 2021

THE IMPORTANCE OF FORKLIFT TIRE INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE AND REPLACEMENT

This is a blog post about forklift tires, and specifically, the importance of proper tire care.

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August 11, 2021

ONGOING TRAINING KEEPS US ON TOP OF OUR GAME

Safety and continuing education are ingrained into our culture at Eastern Lift Truck Co.

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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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June 30, 2021

LABOR SHORTAGE SOLUTIONS

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

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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 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

New Blog Series Ask The Manager Issue 1 Part 2

A discussion with Corporate Parts Manager Ed Henry

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January 08, 2020

New Blog Series Ask The Manager Issue 1 Part 1

A discussion with Corporate Parts Manager Ed Henry

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December 05, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co. Receives 8th Consecutive MHEDA MVP Award

Eastern Lift Truck Co. has received the prestigious 2020 MHEDA MVP award, marking the 8th consecutive year the company has applied for and been bestowed the award.

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November 27, 2019

FORKLIFT CAB COVER AND ENCLOSURE OPTIONS

Are You Ready for Winter? Wet and Cold Weather is Upon Us...We Can Help Protect You!

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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 30, 2019

EASTERN LIFT TRUCK CO.'S BERWICK PA SERVICE TECH, ED NAUROTH, CELEBRATES 40-YEAR MILESTONE

Congratulations to Ed Nauroth for his dedication in servicing our customers for 40 years.

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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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August 14, 2019

Safety Procedures for Fork Extensions (Handling long, light loads)

Fork Extensions increase the versatility and load bearing power of equipment.

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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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May 21, 2019

Eastern Lift Truck Co.'s York PA Shop Foreman, Ken Beers, Celebrates 50-Year Milestone

All but one person (York’s Shop Foreman, Ken Beers) knew there was a special reason for this particular lunch. After everyone was present, Ken was asked to come forward. As he moved to the front, his co-workers began to clap and cheer. To Ken’s surprise, this day’s gathering was to be held in his honor, in recognition of his incredible fifty years of service with the company!

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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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November 14, 2018

Eastern Lift Truck Co. Service Dept. Focused on Productivity and Real-Time Visibility.

Continuing the Drive to a Digital Enterprise & Superior Customer Experience.

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July 11, 2018

Need Parts? Not a Problem!

Eastern Lift Truck Co. offers the parts solutions you need to get your equipment running again.

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June 12, 2018

National Forklift Safety Day 2018

The Industrial Truck Association’s National Forklift Safety Day, recognized in June of every year, is a reminder to our industry to take safety and safety initiatives seriously, not only in June, but also year-round.

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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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May 10, 2017

Forklift Maintenance 101: Maintain Proper Coolant Levels

Keep your cooling system properly maintained to avoid engine failure. Learn how below.

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March 08, 2017

Springtime Is a Good Time to Inspect and Repair your Dock and Door Equipment

Did recent winter weather take a toll on your dock and door equipment?

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February 08, 2017

Increasing Pedestrian, Operator, and Equipment Safety with Aftermarket Parts from Eastern Lift Truck Co.

Eastern Lift Truck has many different aftermarket parts that will help forklift operators increase their safety. See our top five list below.

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January 11, 2017

Cold Weather Preparedness with Eastern Lift Truck Co.

Being prepared for cold weather is a must for any business in the material handling industry.

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November 09, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Emissions Testing & Inspections

Without proper air circulation, the exhaust from a single lift truck can sicken or even kill your employees.

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