Best Forklift Brands


With a range of brands to choose from it is important you are looking for a high quality forklift to use, as they are not a small investment. Now since being invented in 1906, the forklift has come a very long way and has become an extremely popular machine, both for wet and dry hire, as their ability to lift and move large quantities and weights of material in small spaces is special to them alone. Being such a staple for most warehouses and factory operations you want to make sure you are choosing the right brand.

There is an extensive variety of considerations to take into account when pursuing the purchase of a forklift. With many different brands of forklifts available, it's important to into account the reliability, safety, durability and efficiency of each machine. Read on to find out the top forklift brands in Australia. 

What are the best forklift brands in Australia?

For many years the main leader forklift brand in Australia is Toyota. Being Australia’s favourite by setting the standard in safety, performance, reliability and productivity when it comes to all kinds of forklifts. Following is the U.S Manufacturer Crown Equipment, who has been operating in Australia for over 50 years with their inclusive range of forklifts. Although these are the main two brand leaders in forklifts the following are also highly reliable brands to consider:


Clark was the creator of the first forklift in 1917 and continues to offer a wide range of forklifts. Their forklifts offer great cargo quality and accommodate all spaces whether large or small.



With growing popularity in Australia and winning brand of choice in the National Forklift Championship 2018, Linde pride themselves with their electric trucks which feature load wheels.



Yale’s comprehensive line of electric and engine powered forklifts is a popular choice in Australia. The U.S based manufacturer prioritises maximising productivity and satisfying personal relationships.



Caterpillar forklifts are designed for having great power and meeting the lifting demands of most lifting applications reaching up to 5 tonnes.



The Japanese manufacturer provides forklifts packed with features, power, reliability and produces the manoeuvrability which is expected from a Mitsubishi forklift.



Hyster promote themselves as creating state of the art designed forklifts. Being a specialist producer of forklifts they provide a range of reliable and diverse forklifts.


Hire a Forklift with iseekplant today!

To hire one of these brands of forklifts for your next project, head over to iseekplant to check out our forklift supplier listings. We have a nationwide network of forklift hire suppliers ranging from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne to Canberra, Adelaide, Darwin and Perth. Check out our range of forklifts for hire today to secure the forklift machine for the job or use the iseekplant get a quote tool to get competitive quotes!


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