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Buying a forklift? It's important to know the total cost of ownership.

There's no doubt that buying a new or used forklift requires a large upfront capital investment. The price is determined by many variables including the capacity, operating capabilities, engine type, brand, condition, and accessories. However, there are several “other” items to consider in addition to the initial cost of a lift truck.

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Planning Tips for Warehouse  Layout

Whether you are redesigning one of your business's current warehouses or building a new warehouse from scratch, you will need to consider a few things before committing to your first plan. The way your warehouse is designed will significantly impact your organization's efficiency and, ultimately, your bottom line.

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2020 ~ In Review

2020 has been described as unprecedented, challenging, and surreal, to name a few. Our lives have included new practices like social distancing, masking, and sanitizing. Phrases such as superspreader, quarantine, and stimulus became part of our daily news. Throughout it all, Action Lift has operated as an essential business.

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Forklift Batteries: Conventional vs. Opportunity vs. Fast Charging

Modern technology has influenced the lift truck in many ways, including the batteries that power them. One of the most significant demands of the supply chain is speed, combined with efficiency. Read more about the ways to charge lead-acid batteries.

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Action Lift, Inc. Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

In December 2020, Action Lift, Inc. will reach a milestone—35 years of doing business in the material handling industry. The company is the largest, locally owned material-handling equipment supplier in Northeastern Pennsylvania, providing top-notch equipment with the region's best service.

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Loading Dock Safety Tips

In many warehouse operations, loading docks are hampered with the potential for danger. Without proper training, procedures, equipment, and maintenance, they can expose employees to disaster at every turn. Read more to learn basic safety tips for truckers and warehouse workers.

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COVID-19 Employee & Customer Safety Statement

Supporting the supply chain by providing material handling equipment and services meets the criteria established by state and county governments to be an essential business. Action Lift remains open to service our customers, many that provide life-sustaining products and services that keep our communities safe and thriving.

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COVID-19 Customer Communication

At Action Lift, we have implemented a policy and will be following best practices to deal with COVID-19. Our offices are open, and we are operating daily to provide service to our customers. As part of the material handling industry and all-important supply chain, Action Lift’s services are essential. Read more about our steps to combat COVID-19.

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