Forklift Companies

Forklift Companies

While you may have many different options available to you when it comes to forklift companies in South Africa, not all of these choices would necessarily be considered good choices

What to Look for in Forklift Companies

And Why First Forklifts Should be Your First Choice!

While you may have many different options available to you when it comes to forklift companies in South Africa, not all of these choices would necessarily be considered good choices. There are certain factors that you need to keep an eye out for if you want to make a good decision and ensure that you are getting a good quality forklift at a decent price.

Here are a few factors to consider when looking at different forklift companies:

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While newer forklift companies can still prove to be very valuable, it is always better to go to a company with a proven track record and some experience to go on. Experience, as they say, is always the best teacher. So finding a forklift company with years of experience and expertise should definitely be on your list.

Forklift Knowledge

You want to find a forklift company that has a passion for forklifts, with this passion will come an in-depth knowledge, and when staff members have in-depth knowledge, this is exceptionally important when receiving advice and asking questions about which forklifts would best suit your needs etc. It also aids in minimizing downtime on repairs and breakdowns as a more knowledgeable person can fault find and resolve issues more timeously.


The one great thing about the internet is that it allows you an inside look into how other customers felt about forklift companies that they have worked with. Read online reviews on Google, as well as Facebook to get an accurate idea about what it may be like to work with different forklift companies. You can also get referrals from other clients and get their direct feedback on service delivery levels.

Comprehensive Services & Infrastructure

Does the forklift company you’re interested in offer all of the services that you’re looking for? Do they have an infrastructure that can provide the level of service and support your business demands?  If not, rather go with a company that offers comprehensive services and has an infrastructure to back its service delivery!

First Forklifts: One of South Africa’s Very Best Forklift Companies

If you’re looking for the best of the best of South Africa’s forklift companies, then First Forklifts should always be your first choice! We tick all of the criteria above and are proud to be industry leaders amongst other forklift companies in South Africa. We offer new forklifts, second-hand / refurbished forklifts, forklift rental, forklift parts and accessories, as well as repairs from minor services, to complete rebuilds! We have a fleet of field technicians as well as a fully equipped workshop to attend to any of our clients’ needs, efficiently and timeously.

Want to know more about our forklifts and related services? Get in touch with our knowledgeable team today.

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Ready to order your forklift spares? Or perhaps you have some questions for our team? Get in touch with First Forklifts today on 031 700 2571. We’d love to hear from you!

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If you have any further questions about First Forklifts or have any forklift related queries, feel free to contact us and one of our specialised technicians or staff will be more than happy to assist.

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