United Rentals' inventory of warehouse forklifts for sale includes small electric sit-down counterbalance forklifts and walkie stackers, such as Yale and Crown models for comfortable use in tight areas. These types of used forklifts are great for stock picking or moving up to 1,000 pounds. Used medium-duty warehouse forklifts, such as Toyota, Doosen, Yale and Crown’s larger models, are great for moving larger loads.
Medium-duty electric forklifts for sale are the best option for warehouses with tight spaces because you can drive them up and down rows of shelving. There are many of these models, but some great options are Yale walkie stackers, which will last for thousands of hours. A used walkie stacker is an excellent option if you need to move small pallets around the warehouse, but don't want to invest thousands of dollars in new equipment.
FAQs About Warehouse Forklifts for Sale
How much does a warehouse forklift weigh?
- These types of forklifts weigh around 6,000 pounds. Usually, the weight of a forklift is not the best factor to judge which model will be best for your business. The more important considerations are how heavy it can lift, what direction it can travel in, and how long it will last.
How do you drive a warehouse forklift?
- In most cases, a forklift operator must have a special certification. After you obtain your forklift certification, the next step is to be familiar with the controls of your forklift. Controls vary from model to model; check the manufacturer's specifications for controls, safety information and operating tips. Learn how to operate a counterbalance forklift at United Academy.
Will I need a license to operate a warehouse forklift?
- Some warehouse forklifts for sale may require a license to operate. We recommend checking with your state and employer before operating a warehouse forklift. Forklifts involve risks of tipping over, crushing or pinching injuries. We offer forklift operator training at United Academy.