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May 26, 2022

TOP 3 APPLICATIONS FOR AMRs

There are many operations that can benefit from utilizing Autonomous Mobile Robots (or AMRs).

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April 28, 2022

THREE TAKEAWAYS FROM MODEX 2022

A lot has changed since the last MODEX event in 2020, yet much has stayed the same.

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March 24, 2022

OTTO Motors launches "World's Smartest Autonomous Forklift"

Today our partner, OTTO Motors, just launched "The World's Smartest Autonomous Forklift." It's named the OTTO Lifter and we think you are going to love it.

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March 23, 2022

MATERIALS HANDLING & STORAGE GLOSSARY: TWO BASIC TYPES OF PALLETS

There are two basic types of pallets: stringer and block. Stringer pallets are the most popular type of pallet in the United States.

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February 24, 2022

HOW AUTOMATION PAYS FOR ITSELF

In today's marketplace, robotics and automation are gaining traction in places that never considered them before.

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January 27, 2022

TOP FIVE DATA POINTS FOR DESIGNING AN AMR PROJECT

No matter what type of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) project you have in mind for your facility, you will need five key points of data to start the process.

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December 29, 2021

Automation Solves Labor and Real Estate Challenges

There are many challenges in today's manufacturing and material handling world and the two biggest ones are labor and real estate.

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November 24, 2021

TIS THE SEASON FOR AUTOMATION

For consumers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are popular opportunities to find a great deal.

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October 27, 2021

DOCK TO STOCK WITH OTTO

In many warehouses, humans lift truck operators move pallets and materials from loading docks to pallet racks.

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September 29, 2021

CHANGING WAREHOUSE RACK LAYOUTS

Shifting consumer habits and labor shortages are forcing many companies to change how they operate and use their warehousing and manufacturing spaces.

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August 25, 2021

ELT SYSTEMS GROUP FOR DEPENDABLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

With the economy ramping up, many companies are looking to keep up by increasing warehouse space, adding new material handling equipment, or implementing automation projects, etc.

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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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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, 2020

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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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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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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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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April 12, 2017

ProMat 2017 and Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.

Innovative New Solutions for Warehousing and Distribution Centers

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