Are Electric Forklifts Worth It?

How an Electric Forklift Can Cut Costs and Boost Productivity

In an era where cost-efficiency is paramount, one might wonder are electric forklifts worth it?

Discover how these vehicles offer significant savings on fuel and maintenance, enhancing productivity and making them an attractive choice for modern businesses.

Bottom Line Up Front:

Experience Efficiency with Delecca’s EP EF181 Electric Forklift

At Delecca’s, innovative material handling meets efficiency. Our EP EF181 electric forklift transforms your business operations, making them smoother and more cost-effective.

Ready to revolutionise your workspace? Call us now at 1300 77 88 26 to discover how you can trial an electric forklift in your business!

The Challenge with Traditional Forklifts

Businesses today face rising costs and operational inefficiencies with traditional fuel-based forklifts. These challenges include high maintenance costs, environmental concerns, and the increasing complexity of warehouse operations.

Delecca’s Solution: The EP EF181

Delecca’s introduces the EP EF181 electric forklift, designed to address these challenges head-on. Our forklifts are not only eco-friendly but also significantly reduce operating costs thanks to their efficient electric engines and low maintenance needs.

The EP EF181 Electric Forklift

A powerhouse of efficiency and reliability, the EP EF181 is perfect for businesses looking to enhance their operational capabilities. It's environmentally friendly and incredibly cost-effective.

The EP EF181 Electric Forklift represents the pinnacle of efficiency and innovation in material handling technology. Designed with the needs of modern businesses in mind, the EP EF181 is an eco-friendly powerhouse that significantly reduces carbon footprints while boosting operational capabilities. Its robust electric engine offers a reliable performance that rivals traditional fuel-based forklifts, making it an ideal choice for businesses looking to upgrade their fleet with environmentally conscious solutions.

The forklift features a state-of-the-art 48V lithium-ion battery that not only delivers consistent power but also supports opportunity charging. This means you can safely charge the forklift during breaks without the risk of battery degradation, ensuring it is ready to perform whenever needed. The compact design of the EP EF181 allows for exceptional manoeuvrability in tight warehouse spaces, increasing efficiency in material handling tasks.

Delecca’s commitment to quality and sustainability is embodied in the EP EF181. This model is designed to be low-maintenance and cost-effective over its lifespan, reducing operational costs associated with repairs and downtime. The integration of ergonomic controls and a comfortable operator cabin ensures that drivers can work for extended periods without fatigue, enhancing productivity and workplace safety. Whether purchasing outright or hiring, the EP EF181 is a smart investment for forward-thinking companies.

Unlock Your Business Potential with EP EF181 Electric Forklift

Expand your operations beyond the basics with these compelling benefits of the EP EF181 electric forklift:

  • Reduced Operational Costs: Lower your expenses with an energy-efficient design that cuts down on fuel consumption.

  • Enhanced Workplace Safety: Provide a safer work environment with our low-emission and quiet operation models.

  • Increased Productivity: Improve your throughput with faster and more reliable handling.

  • Reduced Carbon Footprint: Embrace sustainability by switching to our electric forklifts that emit no pollutants, helping you meet environmental regulations and corporate responsibility goals.

  • Low Noise Operation: Enhance the work environment with the EP EF181’s whisper-quiet operation, perfect for noise-sensitive areas and improving overall worker satisfaction.

  • Quick and Efficient Charging: Benefit from minimal downtime with the EP EF181’s fast-charging capability, ensuring that your forklift spends more time on the floor and less on the charger.

  • Superior Handling and Control: Experience unmatched control and ease of handling with the EP EF181’s advanced steering system and responsive controls, allowing operators to manoeuvre with precision in cramped spaces.

Advanced Features That Set the EP EF181 Apart

The EP EF181 electric forklift comes packed with features designed to justify your investment:

  • Zero emissions for a greener operation.

  • Ergonomic design for operator comfort.

  • Advanced battery technology that supports opportunity charging.


Q: Why choose an electric forklift?

Electric forklifts are not only better for the environment, but they also reduce running costs significantly.

Q: How much does it cost to buy vs. hire an EP EF181 electric forklift?

While the purchase price starts at around $21,360 (plus GST), hiring can be as affordable as $170 (plus GST) per week.

Q: Are electric forklifts worth it?

Absolutely, with lower long-term costs and high operational efficiency.

Q: How long does the battery last?

The EP EF181’s battery lasts for up to 4 hours on a single charge (depending on usage), ensuring your operations can continue without interruptions.

Q: Can I leave the forklift charging overnight?

Yes, it’s designed to be safe and efficient for overnight charging.

Take the Next Step: Try the EP EF181 Today

Don’t miss the opportunity to boost your business’s operational efficiency. 

Call 1300 77 88 26 now and ask us how you can trial the EP EF181 electric forklift in your business today!

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