Identify your Needs

What Are Your Needs

Industrial businesses like manufacturing, warehousing, agriculture, and operators of ports & terminals regularly come up against common material handling hurdles. 

We understand the effect these challenges have on your business strive to help you minimize them. 

Below are some key areas where we can help.



Optimizing Equipment Efficiency: Ensuring Continuous Operations In demanding manufacturing and distribution markets, the efficiency and reliability of your ...

Operator Retention

Better Operator Retention with Black Equipment A good many factors go into satisfying operators and keeping them. We ...

Lead Times

The global supply chain disruptions of the past few years have significantly extended lead times for new forklift ...

Troubleshoot My Problem

We understand that lift trucks are complex pieces of machinery, and occasionally issues can arise that bewilder even ...

Preventative Maintenance & Repair

Keep Your Material Handling Equipment Running Smoothly Black Equipment is a family-owned dealership with 10 locations. We’re nimble ...

Fast Tire Service

Fast Tire Service Solutions at Black Equipment In the fast-paced world of material handling and logistics, equipment downtime ...

Right-Size My Fleet

It's common for businesses to overlook the strategic aspect of managing fleet size. They often default to adding ...

Material Handling & Uptime

Keeping your operations moving without interruption is crucial. Our solutions focus on minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity by helping ensure your equipment remains reliable and offering responsive service that prioritizes breakdowns.

Operator Retention

Retaining skilled operators is a challenge in any industry. We’ve partnered with Hyster and Yale and JCB, three companies that improve operator retention with leading edge equipment designs that focus on comfort, ease-of-use, and safety.

Lead Times

Efficient planning is key to timely equipment delivery. We streamline the process from order to delivery, ensuring you receive your lift trucks and other equipment when you need them. We also have many models with comparatively short lead-times to help fill the gaps until your remaining equipment arrives.

Troubleshoot My Problem

Encountering issues with material handling equipment is inevitable, but what may seem unique to you is almost always something we’ve seen and solved before. Our expertise lies in carefully surveying your workflow, identifying how equipment is being used, and resolving these problems quickly to keep your operations running smoothly.

Preventative Maintenance and Repairs

Regular maintenance and timely repairs are essential for the longevity of your equipment. Preventative maintenance helps keep total cost of ownership down as well. We offer comprehensive services to help prevent unexpected failures and get your repairs done with minimal downtime.

Fast Tire Service

Our mobile tire service ensures that your forklift tires are replaced quickly and efficiently, reducing the time your equipment is out of commission. We strive for one-day service from each of our 10 locations.

Right Size My Fleet

Optimizing your fleet is about more than just numbers - it & also about having the right equipment for the job. We can assess your needs, your workflows, your existing equipment and its capabilities to make insightful recommendations to tighten up your fleet for optimal performance and cost savings.