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An energy partner you can rely on to keep your business moving!

Thursday, 18 June 2020 ( #979 )
Don't pick the wrong type of forklift! If your business uses forklifts, it is important to pick the right type.
Why choose LPG Gas? LPG forklifts are capable of maintaining 100% power throughout the day. Unlike electric forklifts, which can take hours to recharge, LPG forklifts can be refuelled with forklift gas in a matter of minutes. So, you have no downtime or added costs of acquiring extra batteries. Additionally, the initial capital cost is generally lower when compared with either electric or diesel forklifts. LPG forklifts can also be used both indoors and outdoors, unlike electric and diesel forklifts. This increased flexibility is essential if your business has both yard and warehouse storage applications. Also, LPG forklifts have the ability to push heavy loads at full capacity, up and down gradients faster and for a longer amount of time than electric forklifts.
Elgas LPG vs Alternative Fuels

FEATURES

ELGAS LPG

DIESEL

ELECTRIC
Environmentally Friendly
Indoor Usage
All Outdoor Usage
Quick Refuelling
Handle All Industrial Goods
Odour Sensitive Safe
So why choose Elgas LPG? Rising energy costs mean a constant balancing act to keep costs down and performance high. Everything needs to run smoothly on the factory floor to ensure maximum profitability. Elgas Forklift Premium, our top quality, +95% pure propane forklift gas means:
  • Better performance
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Reduced forklift downtime
This forklift gas makes it cleaner, quieter, and more efficient. With our forklift gas delivery reliability being second to none, we'll keep you moving! Elgas provides you with a fast and dependable supply of forklift gas, at a very competitive price, to keep your business moving. Elgas has Australia's largest network of supply sources and distribution outlets and can provide the most reliable efficient Bulk and Cylinder LPG Supply Service available. Elgas fields a fleet of long-haul road tankers, more than 125 local delivery tankers and over 200 cylinder delivery trucks. These are combined with on-board computers; GPS based routing software and telemetry on many large customer vessels to provide the best delivery service available. We deliver forklift gas to all capital cities and regional centres, as well as most of regional Australia. Elgas customer care is both local and national with over 50 Elgas branches located around the country to provide customer service, local support and on-site LPG storage. Elgas also has a National Service Centre operating 24/7, 365 days a year to back up local branches. Elgas personnel have extensive knowledge and experience designing energy solutions for all industries and our large network of LPG equipment suppliers and installers enables Elgas to assist with independent advice on the best energy solution to your site. How can we help your business? We understand everyone's needs are different and we have developed a number of solutions to meet those needs.
  • Fast-Fill Gas Storage with 3 Phase Pumps
  • Modular Gas Fill Units
  • Bulk Gas Cylinder Refill
  • Bottle Exchange
Elgas offers a Forklift Gas Refill Exchange Service for your 15kg and 18kg Forklift Gas Bottles.
  • Order your forklift gas bottles today and we will deliver forklift gas tomorrow to your business
  • Regular forklift gas bottle 'milk run' delivery service available to keep you moving
  • Our forklift gas bottle exchange service requires little space
  • No installation delay or costs -? get up and running quickly
  • Our cylinders are inspected every time they are filled
  • Forklift gas filling is done on electronic scales
Alternatively, get a 'servo' for your forklifts with rapid on-site refuelling. Elgas also offers a Bulk Forklift Gas Refill Service. For higher volume forklift gas users, Elgas has the equipment for on-site rapid forklift gas refuelling. This has a number of advantages over forklift gas bottle exchange including further cost savings and improved safety through the elimination of lift forklift gas cylinders.
Elgas has a range of models to suit your business, from 800 litres to 6,000 litres, 3 phase express units. We will install the right unit for your business needs.
  • Reduced forklift gas costs with bulk deliveries
  • Fast filling time greatly reduces staff downtime
  • Relocatable and expandable as your business grows
  • Automatic shutdown facility in an emergency situation
  • Compact modular designed units allow for flexible installation
  • No need for storage of ready-to-use cylinders on-site
  • Only pay for the LPG you use - no unused remnant gas
Our forklift gas specialists can help you pick the forklift gas refill option that is right for your business. Additionally, Elgas assists you in all aspects of safety and compliance with your on-site forklift gas refill. We provide advice on everything including placement of the forklift gas refill unit, cylinder storage, required signage and forklift gas refill safety training.
Why do so many choose Elgas? Elgas are Australia's largest supplier of LPG with a wide distribution network, enormous backup of LPG reserves and can provide an optimized energy solution backed by professional advice and expertise. Elgas has a strong commitment to safety and customer support. Wherever you are, there's a local Elgas representative near you to provide technical know-how, staff training and personal service. We even have a 24-hour hotline should you need us after hours or in an emergency.

Chat to the Commercial Marketing Manager at Elgas Elgas' Commercial Marketing Manager, Ray Squires, said the company had Australia's largest LPG storage facility - also the largest storage facility in the southern hemisphere - which placed it in a strong position to offer security of supply to its customer base. "Elgas operates through a number of regional centres as well, rather than just focussing on centralised operations like some of our competitors," he said. Mr Squires said it was this regional presence, combined with a fast response time, that gave Elgas its competitive advantage. "Our efficient and competent personnel will ensure that regular deliveries are maintained and that you derive maximum utilisation from the equipment installed," he said. "The Elgas network is supported with more than 140 delivery tankers operating out of local outlets." Elgas has a team of specialists that can calculate the most cost-effective amount of LPG required. "One of the things Elgas can offer is a service which reviews clients' energy options, allowing them to choose an overall energy package that is sustainable and cost-effective for their options."

See It for Yourself - Thor Building Products Pty Ltd This video is a customer testimonial example for service. Thor Building Products Pty Ltd has been an LPG forklift gas customer for more than a decade. Have a listen about their Elgas experience. Elgas LPG can power your business, too. Watch the video here! Make the Switch to Elgas Today Open a new Forklift Gas Account and get $75 worth of Forklift Gas Account credits*.
*Terms & Conditions apply.
Speak to Your Local Elgas Representative Call 1300 362 389 or visit www.elgas.com.au/forkliftLPG.
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