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  • Get The Job Done : Which Hyster or Yale Equipment is Right For Which Job

    Every material handling operation has its own specific needs, which is why we love the diverse lineup of Hyster and Yale equipment. Which machine is right for your operation?

    Ground Level Transport

    For transporting pallets around your warehouse, both Hyster and Yale offer motorized pallet trucks able to handle loads of 4,000-8,000 lbs and tow tractors with load capacities of 10,000-15,000 lbs.

    Both Hyster and Yale also offer an Enclosed End Rider Truck for heavier loads, ergonomically designed with operator comfort in mind and able to handle loads of up to 10,000 lbs.

    Indoor Lifting and Stacking

    Both Hyster and Yale make excellent 3- and 4-wheel electric forklifts that are perfect for indoor (and outdoor) operations. For tight spaces with two to three levels of stacking, Yale’s Electric Straddle Stackers are the ideal choice. The adjustable outriggers provide a stable base and they’re capable of handling pallets of up to 4,000 lbs. Yale also manufactures Narrow Aisle Reach Trucks that allow for greater height reach with impressive maneuverability in tight spaces.

    Shipping Yards

    For loads up to 36,000 lbs, you’ll find the right lift truck from either Hyster or Yale to do the job. However, your heaviest loads are a job for Hyster’s high capacity lift trucks.

    You can’t beat Hyster’s high capacity forklifts and container handlers for high-volume shipping yards. The RS45 and RS46 series Container ReachStackers offer the best maneuverability in the industry, with a short turning radius and a high-strength boom that can stack 9'6" or 8'6" containers 5-high in the first row.

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    Our sales staff is here to help you find the perfect forklift to meet your needs. If you have any questions about Hyster or Yale forklifts for sale or for rent, don’t hesitate to call us today!

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  • Better Service x 4: Gregory Poole Lift Systems Grows Through New Acquisitions

    You may have noticed some changes going on with Gregory Poole Equipment Company over the last few months. On October 17, we acquired Dougherty Equipment Company, VBS Inc. Material Handling Equipment and the NC and SC locations of Briggs Equipment. This expanded our company’s footprint to 15 locations in 13 cities throughout Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

    We’ve increased our family along with our territory. Many fantastic associates from Dougherty, VBS, and Briggs have joined the Gregory Poole Lift Systems team, allowing us to incorporate the best people and best practices from four different companies. This is making us stronger and even more capable of meeting our customers needs and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the team.

    Along with expanding our territory, this acquisition has allowed us to become an official dealer of the Hyster and Yale brands across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. We’re especially excited because Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc. is headquartered in Greenville, North Carolina with plants in Greenville and Berea, Kentucky. Our geographic proximity is a boon to our customers, as we’ll be able to offer even faster equipment and parts delivery and faster resolutions to any issues that may arise with their equipment.

    We recognize that change can be difficult, but it’s also an exciting part of growing our business. For over fifty years, Gregory Poole has been committed to our customers, and we’re renewing that commitment through this merger. We will make this change as seamless as possible and provide all our customers with improved customer service and reduced response times – we are your operations partner.

    We want to thank all of our customers for their loyalty over the years and we encourage everyone to come to us with questions they may have.

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