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How to Choose the Right Lift Truck

September 24, 2012

Understanding which lift truck is right for you can save you and your company money. Deciding on financing options, buying new versus used, and how to go about making the best purchase is not always as simple as it may appear.

Many buyers are tempted to select a lift truck solely on the basis of its price. However, by selecting a certain model without consideration to maintenance costs over the lift truck’s life, many companies end up paying more than the initial cost just to maintain uptime. Before you make a lift truck purchase, it is extremely important to consider the best purchasing practices for your application needs.

With so many lift trucks available in the marketplace, it can be very difficult to find the information necessary to assist you in making a wise purchasing decision. How do you determine which truck is right for you and if buying versus leasing, or new versus used, is the best decision?

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