goods lift


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freight elevator, (Brit.) goods lift

An elevator used for carrying freight, on which only the operator and the persons necessary for unloading and loading the freight are permitted to ride.

goods lift

In Britain, a service elevator.
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At Belgo Centraal, the mechanism of a mundane goods lift has been made the focus of invention.
The firm also manufactures bespoke industrial goods lifts and is also well known for its ship lifts, having installed lifts in many well known passenger ships, including the QE2, and naval ships and bulk carriers.
Installation of two Gebhardt goods lifts at Amazon's distribution centre at Rugeley, Staffordshire, has taken the total number installed by EUROPEAN CONVEYOR SYSTEMS up to 300, including multiple installations for Debenhams, IKEA, Next, Mothercare and other leading retailers.
Installation of two Gebhardt goods lifts at IKEA's distribution centre in Belfast takes the total number installed by European Conveyor Systems past the 150 mark, including multiple installations for Next, Mothercare and other retailers.