Tips For Buying A Used Forklift

The key to buying or leasing a Used or Reconditioned Forklift is……… the more you know about the unit you’re considering, the better! Here are important areas for you to consider.

1) How to minimize the risk
• How old is the forklift? With the serial number we can verify the age of any brand.
• How many hours are on the hour meter? Remember, a forklift with 10,000 hours on it is like having 350,000 miles on your car!
• Can you verify the hours as original? There are ways to do this….ask us how!
• Has it been properly maintained?
• What environment has the unit been used in?
• Is there a new paint job masking minimum reconditioning?
• What is the warranty?

We are happy to discuss any or all of these potential risks in detail….just as us

2) Sources
There are several sources for finding a used forklift. In highest to lowest risk these are:
Auctions; Internet; Another Business; Used Forklift Dealers; and, OEM Forklift Dealers. Regardless of the source ask the questions just discussed and make sure you trust the answers. Remember, information is the key to making the right decision!

3) Please consider Atlantic Lift Truck for your needs as we are your lowest risk source.
• A+ rated by the BBB assuring you honest, ethical, and Transparent business dealing. We are the only A+ rated dealer in our entire market!!
• Large selection of later model forklifts.
• Extensive make ready used checklist.
• Variety of purchase, leasing, and rental/purchase plans.
• Verifiable age on any Cat, Mitsubishi and Jungheinrich forklift we sell.
• Service records and verifiable hour meter readings for every unit sold from our extensive rental fleet.
• Professional paint job and new tires.

• Extensive warranties that in some cases rival competitive NEW UNIT warranties.

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