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Telematics For Forklifts: How It Can Help Boost Your Business

Posted 22/04/2020

Forklift telematics allows you to operate your fleet as efficiently as possible. With GPS technology, wireless connectivity and telemetry, today's telematics systems offer significant advantages when assessing your fleets efficiency.

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What Are The Uses And Benefits Of Ride On Pallet Trucks

Posted 03/04/2020

There are many different types of equipment and machinery designed to help you run your business smoothly. At times understanding what equipment you require to be able to safely lift, transfer and store goods can be a little confusing and sometimes overwhelming.

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EP Product Launch In Belgium

Posted 19/03/2020

Due to LogiMAT being cancelled EP chose to hold the 2020 product launch in there distribution centre in Belgium to celebrate there hard work and exhibit the latest products with EP vendors and clients

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EP Product Release March 2020

Posted 13/03/2020

EP Equipment is excited to share three new products with you. They all have one thing in common: Full focus on Li-Ion technology! Each truck offers a unique opportunity to transform your business for a green future, with a lower total cost of operation and a higher standard of ergonomics than ever before.

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No Logimat – Come to The EP Open Dealer Day From 11th-13th March in Belgium

Posted 04/03/2020

Sadly more and more exhibitors cancelled their plans to visit LogiMAT 2020. As an empty trade show does not support EP or there dealers targets and goals, EP have decided to cancel there plans for LogiMAT as well and have worked out a new plan to show there deals there new amazing products hands-on.

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LogiMAT 2020: The Real Deal with EP’s Li-Ion Technology

Posted 06/02/2020

Visit EP Booth B81, Hall 10 at LogiMAT 2020 You want to see real, revolutionary Li-Ion products at LogiMAT 2020?

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The Different Types of Forklift Truck Attachments

Posted 29/01/2020

Forklift truck attachments are a must-have if you’re looking to boost your productivity and increase your forklift’s abilities. You can transform an ordinary forklift into specialised equipment in no time at all.

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PalletXpress Successfully Switches From Diesel To Lithium-Ion Trucks 

Posted 01/11/2019

With the commissioning of a new and much larger hub, PalletXpress Dublin, has switched from diesel to 3 ton electric forklift trucks with li-ion battery. With the partnership of 24 transport companies and the use of 12 EP Equipment forklifts every day they effortlessly move around 2,500 pallets per night. This is only achievable thanks to opportunity charging, which enables the use of the machines around the clock.

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How EP Products Help Reduce The Carbon Footprint Of Materials Handling

Posted 24/10/2019

Latest figures on carbon dioxide emissions paint a worrying picture. Over the decade between the years 2006 and 2016, the average annual increase in carbon dioxide emissions stood at around three per cent, with a new record of 37.5 billion tonnes being reached in 2014.

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King Of The Jungle: Diesel or Li-Ion?

Posted 21/10/2019

It is very much the debate of our time. Diesel versus Li-ion battery power. When it comes to the cars we drive, it certainly seems like the batteries have won, with fossil fuel cars being banned in the UK from 2040 if the government meets its target. However what if we are looking at warehouse trucks and material handling equipment for the retail, manufacturing and distribution industry?

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CPD30L1-S - Space Miracle With Endurance 

Posted 16/07/2019

With the four-wheel electric truck series, EP Equipment brings a remarkable range of forklift trucks onto the market. Thanks to the integrated lithium battery, the trucks offer more space than others and can easily be used for long periods of time by opportunity charging. We tested the 3 tonne truck and found it to be a powerful and easy to operate truck with some strong advantages.

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Logistics Inside Test: JX0 

Posted 01/07/2019

EP Equipment developed the JX1 a few years ago for picking small orders and performing other work at heights. Recently the JX0 has been added, functionally comparable, but lighter, slimmer and more compact than its big brother. However, the performance is impressive, as our test shows.

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Everything You Need To Know About Lithium Ion Batteries

Posted 26/06/2019

Lithium-ion batteries are a relatively new technology, having been first introduced in the 1990s. Lithium-ion batteries have many different compounds, probably the most known found in these batteries is Lithium Iron Phosphate. It is much more compact and energy dense than lead acid. The cells are sealed shut and require no water maintenance.

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Are Lithium Ion Batteries The Right Choice For Your Fleet?

Posted 15/05/2019

If you’ve considered upgrading your existing forklift setup, or you’re just unsure which type of battery power is right for your business needs, then you’ve likely already taken a look at Lithium Ion batteries as a potential solution.

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The Importance Of Battery Management Systems (BMS) In Li Ion Technology

Posted 10/05/2019

Battery technology has come a long way from the early days of automation when vehicle owners and mechanics would test how much charge a battery had by provoking a spark from it – something that would be lethal with today’s vastly improved batteries.

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 NMC vs LFP – Which Lithium-Ion Battery Is Better For Your Forklift?

Posted 29/03/2019

If you’re considering a forklift for your workplace, or you’re looking to upgrade your existing equipment, then you’ve likely already discussed the pros and cons of the type of forklift you need. After you have decided on the type of equipment you need, it is time to have a closer look at the power source.

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EP Equipment Win The iF Design Award 2019

Posted 22/03/2019

The iF Product design award was introduced first in 1954 and has been a growing institution for good design ever since. Several market leading manufacturers like Jungheinrich, Toyota and many others have participated in this prestigious competition.

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LogiMAT 2019

Posted 13/03/2019

From Feb. 19 to 21. the international trade show LogiMAT 2019 took place in Stuttgart. With 61.740 visitors, the trade show grew by more than 10% compared to last year and became even more international than the years before. EP Equipment showed several new, groundbreaking products to the industry.

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Why EP's Single Item Pickers Are Game Changing

Posted 01/03/2019

For any business that regularly makes use of warehouse space or has constant stock levels to maintain, having the correct equipment for the job from day one is vital. Not only can this help to improve the efficiency of your stock management, but it also ensures the safety of your employees and keeps your workplace running like clockwork from open to close.

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Logimat 2019 - It Is All About Lithium Ion

Posted 11/02/2019

Just a little more than a week until LogiMAT 2019 opens doors from February 19th to 21st and we are excited to have our new products ready for you. EP Equipment will be present at LogiMAT in Hall 10 Booth B81 where we will present our newest innovation and service concept in cooperation with our German partner Isfort.

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EP After Sales Training In Europe

Posted 07/02/2019

After sales performance is one of the most important aspects in the supply of equipment. With simple and smart solutions EP Equipment has many advantages. Dealers from all over Europe are regularly invited to join our after sales training.

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The History and Future Of Pallet Trucks

Posted 18/01/2019

Although many people see pallet trucks as fairly utilitarian items of equipment that “just are”, in actual fact they are beautifully designed items that play a crucial role in the transport and distribution of a wide range of goods.

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Hong Kong Lara - A Real Story About Reducing Strain And Pain

Posted 02/01/2019

Lara Croft is a character known to take the challenges as they come. A strong woman that shows men that women can do anything! About 8 months ago EP saw a TV special about a young woman from Hong Kong, that is very much like her. This is the story of Lara and how her and EPs paths have come together.

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2018 International Dealer Event and Sales Record of 23,611 Trucks

Posted 19/11/2018

Every year China celebrates the online shopping event 11.11 singles day. Since 2016 EP has held there very own 11.11 celebration breaking sales records every year. 2018 was the first year where EP also invited international dealers to participate in the 11.11 festivities.

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Li-Ion Counterbalance - The Future Is Now! 

Posted 26/10/2018

During the last months, EP have worked towards the introduction of there Li-Ion counterbalance trucks. After selling Li-Ion counterbalance trucks successfully in the Chinese market for over a year, EP have launched the products for international sale.

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The All New EP Europe Distribution Center 

Posted 29/08/2018

At EP Equipment we believe in a strong network of partners to develop new products, create exceptional after sales support and share opportunities among partners. In 2011 EP Equipment founded their European distribution centre in Belgium to support the local dealer ....

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F5/F8 The correct truck for the application - Why Pay More?

Posted 06/06/2018

With EP, the customer is not limited to a "one truck fits all" offering and can benefit greatly from the reduction in the price for a truck with a reduced specification level that does the job perfectly well in a particular application.

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EP Premium Electric Forklift Design

Posted 04/06/2018

Since 2003 the EP JingJiang factory has been operational and at the moment in this factory EP are producing there 4 wheel counterbalance trucks in the capacity of 1500 – 5000kg

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The Evolution Of The Pallet Truck

Posted 14/05/2018

At Clearlift we have seen a greater number of people contemplating why to make the move from the manual pallet truck to the electric pallet truck.

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CeMAT 2018 The Forklift Revolution Has Started

Posted 30/04/2018

During the last week, EP Equipment presented innovative trends and products at CeMAT in Hannover. On over 300m2 EP unveiled LiST – Lithium integrated Smart trucks and pushed the limits of past developments even further.

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At CEMAT 2018 EP Will Change The Industry... Again

Posted 12/04/2018

At EP Equipment we believe in products that simply work. Over the past years we have created new, category defining products, like the EPT 20-15ET, the worlds first real entry level powered pallet truck...                    

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What Makes A Lithium Ion Battery Safe?... The Battery Management System Made By EP

Posted 12/04/2018

Lithium Ion Batteries are a mega trend in the material handling industry. Li-Ion batteries provide many advantages: More power, extreme short charging times and maintenance free operation. How does EP Equipment ensure safety and a long lifetime for their Lithium Ion Batteries?                                              

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LogiMAT 2018

Posted  23/03/18

From 13th-15th of March 2018 EP Equipment participated at the LogiMAT 2018 trade show in Stuttgart, Germany. On their booth they presented three main solutions to customers....                                                      

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KION Group (Linde Forklifts) and EP Equipment Agree Strategic Partnership 

Posted  19/01/18

KION Group (Linde Forklifts) to acquire a minority stake in a leading Chinese manufacturer to extend its offering in the fast-growing market for entry-level warehouse equipment

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New Vibration Free Engine Truck from EP Equipment

Posted  03/10/17

EP were the fastest growing forklift manufacturer in the world in 2016 according to Modern Material Handling who publish the annual league table of the world’s material handling manufacturers.

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Chinese Crap - Who would buy it?

Posted  03/10/17

It wasn’t that long ago that the general perception of Japanese products was that they were cheap and really not that good.

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EP Equipment – fastest growing company in the forklift industry

Posted  01/09/2017

In August 2017, Modern Materials Handling published the 2016 ranking of material handling suppliers. For EP Equipment 2016 has been the most successful year in the history of the company. 

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Expanding Terenure Company go for the “Clean Option”

Posted  31/08/2016

Woodworkers are a family run hardware supplies company based in Dublin. Established over 40 years ago they have remained successful due to their expert knowledge in building industry products.

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New EP Equipment for The Pallet Network

Posted 31/08/2016

Independent Express Cargo (IEC) is a Dublin- based provider of freight, transport and logistics services and has been an established player in the industry since 1984 when founded by Owen Cooke.

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Local company opens new production facility

Posted 31/08/2016

SKON design are an Irish owned company who specialise in the manufacture and installation of custom built sliding wardrobes.

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EP Dealer Of The Year 2015-2016

Posted 26/05/2016

Earlier this month we were presented with the 'Dealer of the Year award from EP equipment.

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Richard smashes BBC Series 'Can't Touch this'

Posted 04/05/16

Our former employee Richard took part in a new series on BBC 'Can't Touch This' last Saturday evening, and of course, we were all cheering him on.

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Rental firm gets a lift with Growth Fund loan

Posted 03/05/16

Clearlift Material Handling Ltd is set to expand its fleet of material handling equipment and double its workforce over the next three to four years after receiving a £500,000 loan from the Growth Loan Fund.

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Cold Move Partners with Clearlift for Expansion

Posted 08/01/2016

Cold Move is one of Ireland's leading supply-chain management company’s and have become a dominant player within the temperature controlled market place since their inception in 2005.

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A very big Thank You for our success in 2015

Posted 22/12/2015

2015 has been another pretty good year for us here at Clearlift. After reaching the milestone of 100 units in 2014 we started the year with a target of increasing this number by 50% and while we didn't quite achieve it we did manage to put 140 units out which represents a very healther 40% increase.

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Make a Wish Foundation

Posted 21/12/2015

This year we have made a donation to the Make A Wish Foundation on behalf of all Clearlift customers.

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1200km, 14 Meetings and Wise Words

Posted 25/09/2015

On a recent 3 day sales trip around Ireland I met a worldly-wise maintenance manager during my first call who made a couple of comments to me that really got me motivated for the journey ahead.

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Agnail Limited choose new 3T EP for new contract

Posted 24/09/2015

Agnail Limited are an independent Waste Management Consultants and Commodity Brokers. They are based in Dublin, Ireland and operate throughout Ireland and the UK with a network of recycling partners in Europe and the Far East.

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