Forklift Battery Charging Station Requirements

Forklifts are essential equipment for many different facilities, but like any piece of heavy machinery, owners and operators must enforce careful precautions to ensure the safety of those using and working around them. While there are a variety of forklift types available on the market today, electric-powered forklifts are favored for their quiet operation and…

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Should you lease your lift truck fleet?

Warehouse equipment is a major expense. Businesses cannot afford to settle for a procurement option that does not fit their needs. In fact, the 2022 lift truck acquisition study in Modern Materials Handling reveals high variability in usage trends, with some respondents replacing and retiring lift trucks after less than five years, less than eight…

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Safety First with Combilift Pedestrian Trucks

Pedestrian pallet and stacker trucks have become a staple in warehouse operations, retail operations, and other places where larger ride-on forklifts don’t fit into the mix. One of the main reasons is safety of operation while also being affordable for smaller businesses. The compact footprint of these trucks also contributes to their popularity. Versatility in…

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Gregory Poole Lift Systems is pleased to announce its recognition by Yale Materials Handling Corporation with the 2022 Dealer of Excellence award. This annual award honors Yale dealers that have exhibited focused leadership and continue to drive their customers to the highest level of performance in all functional areas of materials handling. To receive the…

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Gregory Poole Lift Systems is pleased to announce its recognition by Hyster Company with the 2022 Dealer of Distinction award. This annual award recognizes top-performing dealers across the country that drives their organizations to the highest level of sales and service performance. To be named a Hyster Dealer of Distinction, Hyster dealers must meet defined…

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Lease or Finance

Should you finance or lease?

Need new lift equipment? Should you finance or lease? When you need new lift equipment for your business there are options in how you acquire it. Two common options are purchasing and leasing, each with their own pros and cons. Purchasing means embracing the freedom of full ownership and shouldering the burden of maintaining and…

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Six Best Practices in Robotic Lift Trucks

Robotic lift trucks (RLTs) are growing in popularity for applications in warehousing and manufacturing, and for good reason.  With warehouse turnover well over 40%, operations are turning to robotics to relieve their dependency on a transient labor pool, reduce operating costs and help increase efficiency as they strive to meet escalating demand for high throughput…

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Gregory Poole Receives MHEDA Award

RALEIGH, NC – GREGORY POOLE LIFT SYSTEMS has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for their accomplishments in 2022.  For the 13th consecutive year, Gregory Poole Lift Systems has earned the MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). Award recipients must satisfy a rigorous set of…

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Electric Reach Stackers

WOULD AN ELECTRIC REACH STACKER BE RIGHT FOR YOU? In 2019, Hyster announced that the first Hyster® Reach Stacker with a hydrogen fuel cell is being developed for the Port of Valencia, making it the first port in Europe to incorporate hydrogen energy in its operations. But what are the potential challenges involved with implementing fully…

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Keeping Your Operation Safe With CombiLift

Warehouses and distribution centers continue to be one of the busiest facilities. With the continued increase in order fulfillment, lack of workforce, and shortage of available space; finding a solution to keep your operation moving can seem out of reach. Combilift has innovative solutions to keep you moving while keeping safety in the forefront. Warehouse…

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Walkie Stacker Forklift

What is a Walkie Stacker?

Can a Walkie Stacker do the job in your warehouse? Walkie stackers are a terrific way to move merchandise around your warehouse at an affordable price. There is an assortment of styles to accomplish your specific task at hand. Walkie stackers are electric powered or manual, carrying palletized material to a storage destination. Walkie stacker…

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Why Choose Lead-Acid Battery Power?

Why Choose Lead-Acid Battery Power?

Lead-acid batteries are one of the most popular in the world due to their low cost to produce. With a global market value of almost $40bn each year, lead-acid batteries are still a powerful and popular source of energy. Lead-acid batteries were the first rechargeable batteries ever produced. So, why choose lead-acid battery power? We…

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