Maximize Project Efficiency with the Right Forklift

Whatever type of project you’re working on, chances are using a forklift will maximize your efficiency. The question is – which is the best type of forklift for the job? When people hear the word "forklift," they think of warehouse forklifts, but the telehandler and mini telehandler are also a type of forklift. The bottom line is renting a forklift saves you time and money by giving you the flexibility to get things done in a fraction of the time it takes using other methods. In this article, we'll discuss the differences between the telehandler, mini telehandler, and industrial forklift.

What is a Telehandler?

Telehandlers are one the most in-demand machines we offer for equipment rental. Also known as telescopic handlers, the telehandler combines the benefits of a forklift and crane into a compact machine. The boom handle has interchangeable attachment heads, and the telehandler provides more reach, power, and maneuverability than an industrial forklift.

Four-Wheel Drive Functionality

A telehandler is perfect for unstable or rough terrain conditions. The on-road and off-road flexibility makes the telehandler an ideal choice for outdoor jobs in a multitude of industries, including construction, agriculture, and many industrial settings. Because they function so well on uneven surfaces, a telehandler is one of the most common machines found on new construction sites.

What is a Mini-Telehandler?

Compact or mini-telehandlers provide the same benefits of standard-sized telehandlers in a smaller package.  Compact telehandlers are ideal when you're operating in tight spaces. These smaller telehandlers can work in much tighter spaces, including parking garages and inside buildings. Another benefit of the mini-telehandler its ease of transport from worksite to worksite. 

What is an Industrial Forklift?

Duke Rentals' industrial forklifts are warehouse forklifts for indoor use. We offer the Toyota 5000# forklift and the Toyota 8000# forklift. Before you rent a forklift, make sure you know what your specific needs are and what environment it will be used in. Some questions to think about include:

  • How much time (hours, days, weeks) will you need forklift rental?
  • What are the maximum weight loads you’ll be moving?
  • What are the dimensions of the space you’ll be operating the forklift in?
  • What kind of attachments will you need?

Let Duke Rentals Help you With Get the Perfect Forklift for the Job

If you're not sure which type of forklift is best for your project, we can help. Not only can we provide you with the equipment you need, but we can provide safety training. Make sure you rent from a trusted company that has built a reputation for renting out only the best and most reliable equipment.

Give us a call today, and we'll give you a free quote for the next piece of equipment you're thinking about renting.


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