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Forklifts are Going Green with Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cells

Forklifts are Going Green with Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cells

Hydrogen – Powered forklifts are here and ready to forever change efficiency and the overall cost of running a forklift on a daily basis. The concept of developing the zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell system is to promote better fuel times, reduce cost on batteries, and to free up space that is needed to currently fuel forklifts. Hydrogen fuel cell powered forklifts can provide significant benefits over the typical diesel and battery powered forklifts because they produce no local emissions and they can work a full 8-hours on a single tank of hydrogen fuel and refuel in about a minute.

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Start The New Year With A Toyota Walkie Pallet Jack From Shoppa's

Start The New Year With A Toyota Walkie Pallet Jack From Shoppa's

Shoppa's wants customers to take advantage of Toyota's highly maneuverable and reliable Electric Pallet Truck to increase productivity. The 7HBW23 model offers an innovative, compact design that improves space utilization in confined and congested applications.

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Greener. Cleaner. Smarter

The New Advance CS7000 Hybrid Sweeps The Competition

Shoppa’s invites you to demo Advance’s newest, greenest, cleanest, and smartest combination sweeper-scrubber’s to date. Advance's new CS700 series delivers unprecedented performance, fuel efficiency and operational range all in a single equipment platform outperforming all competing sweeper-scrubbers on the market. Click here to request a demo.

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Toyota's 'LIft A Co-Worker, Lift A Community' Facebook Photo Contest

Toyota's 'LIft A Co-Worker, Lift A Community' Facebook Photo Contest

Last week, Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (THMU) launched Lift a Co-Worker, Lift a Community, a Facebook contest to help nonprofits representing various needs across the country and around the world. As Toyota’s local authorized dealership, Shoppa’s Material Handling is encouraging customers and employees to participate in the contest.

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Matt Robinson Promoted To Shoppas' Mid America General Manager

Matt Robinson Promoted To Shoppas' Mid America General Manager

Matt Robinson has recently been promoted to the position of General Manger at Shoppa's Mid America, the Kansas City location in the Shoppa's group of dealerships. Previously Matt held the position of Corporate Rental Manager in the Fort Worth location for Shoppa's Material Handling. The company is enthusiastic about Matt’s decision to accept the Kansas City based position. His background as a SHM manager for nearly four years and 23 years material handling industry experience make him a fine candidate for this top leadership position.

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5 Key Points To A Section 179 Business Tax Deduction

5 Key Points To A Section 179 Business Tax Deduction

With all the government programs and rules out there, it is easy to get mired down in the jargon. Here our five easy to read key points regarding Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation. Although this information has been taken from the government's website, be sure and check with your CPA or financial advisors before making any purchases for your company.

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Getting Ready...

Getting Ready...

Getting ready for our Buy Yourself Some Fun Sale. Great prices under the tent all month long.

Click here to learn more or visit us at our Super Store to view the new and used golf cars, hunting vehicles and utility carts!

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It's Time To Save Big - Deduct Up To $500,000 With Section 179

It's Time To Save Big - Deduct Up To $500,000 With Section 179

Section 179 allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of new or used equipment, up to $500,000, from their gross income. The 2013 amount has increased from on $25,000 to half a million as an incentive for business growth. Bonus Deprecation allows an additional fifty percent deduction on new equipment only for any amounts spent over the $500,000 threshold. The equipment must be purchased and placed into service by December 31, 2013, so now is the time to save!

We recommend that you review this information with your tax and financial advisors.

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Pallet Rack 101

Pallet Rack 101

When opening a new warehouse many owners feel limited by the space they have. In a fast paced work environment the accessibility to your product is limited greatly by the space provided. In order to open up the work space, warehouse racking is used to stack pallets of products vertically and horizontally. The many advantages pallet rack systems provide are utilization of space, safety, durability, accessibility, and convenience. When considering pallet rack it is important to know what options are available for you and what specific style of racking is best for your business.

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DC vs. AC in the Forklift World

Today there is a high demand for vehicles that do not rely soley on fossil fuels. People are far more aware of the growing omission problems, and many regulations are being placed on companies to seek out more environmental friendly practices. 

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