New & Used Forklifts & Lift Trucks
If you are looking for a new or used forklift or a forklift rental, then you've come to the right place. Equipment Base will help you not only learn about which type of forklift suits your needs the best, but we'll also help you find local forklift dealers and help you save time and money on any type of forklift or lift truck. If you already know what type of forklift you need you can request a quote and you'll be contacted by a few of the top forklift dealers in your area.
There are a bunch of different types of forklifts available, and each type of forklift can have multiple names, which is often confusing for consumers. Here are the most popular type of forklifts and material handling equipment:
- Standard Forklift / Sit Down Rider - Come with with either pneumatic or cushion tires, they can be used indoor or outdoor and are the most common type of forklift.
- Electric Forklift - Great for indoor use they are commonly referred to as warehouse forklifts.
- Rough Terrain Forklift - These have larger wheels for better traction at construction sites and they usually have much higher lift capacity than warehouse lifts.
- Reach Forklift / Telehandler / Telescopic Forklift - Typically used only outdoors, they are used to stack things in high places and move things around construction sites or shipping ports.
- Pallet Jacks - Either electric or hand powered, they are great for moving pallets of inventory around warehouses.
- Order Pickers / Narrow Aisle Forklifts - Great for maneuvering through narrow warehouse aisles. The forklift operator typically is in a stand up position at the back of the lift.
Forklift Engine Types
- LPG / Liquid Propane Gas
LPG, diesel, and propane are commonly referred to as IC or internal combustion forklifts as well.
Here are some of the most popular forklift brands. These forklift manufacturers are known for building high quality forklifts that are built to last.
- Toyota Forklifts
- Crown Forklifts
- Clark Forklifts
- Yale Forklifts
- Nissan Forklifts
- Cat Forklifts
- Jungheinrich Forklifts
- Linde Forklifts
- Komatsu Forklifts
Toyota Forklifts is the best selling forklift in the United States by a large margin. To get prices on new and used forklifts fill out the quick quote form right here on EquipmentBase.com.