Which Type of Forklift is Right for Your Job?

All types of forklifts are used in warehouses and other industrial sites to help employees move things with ease. With a wide variety of models, classifications, sizes, and features available, it can be challenging to know which type of forklift is the most suitable for your job. But you don’t need to commit to purchasing one right away. Choosing the right forklift rental is a viable alternative and can help your business operations run smoother and faster. We explore different Yale forklift models to help you know which suits your business best.


The VL series stands out in the forklift market because it features AC technology perfect for high productivity applications. If you need a forklift that can do long runs and high lifts, this is the ideal alternative option to an engine-powered truck. From food, packaging, and fisheries to transport and manufacturing industries, the ERP22-35VL is a clear go-to choice.


Designed with the driver’s comfort in mind, the UX series features an operator compartment that allows the driver to work effortlessly and in comfort. The model has low service costs and allows easy accessibility and controllability, making it a versatile choice for a wide array of industrial applications.


If your work entails the combination of power, speed, and clean performance, the FB15-35RZ is the answer. With AC-controlled traction and hoist/steer motors, this model easily answers your material handling requirements. It also features regenerative braking, which increases battery life by charging it during braking cycles. If you work in fast-paced operations, the FB15-35RZ is the considerable choice as it offers long battery life and easy operations that reduce the operator’s guesswork.


This is the best option if you need to manoeuvre through tight layouts and access elevated storage locations. The Yale ERP-VC series is ergonomically designed to work in warehouse environments and compact spaces.


Taking on heavier loads, the heavy-duty forklift truck is a dependable solution for demanding outdoor industrial applications. The GP190-280 DF is designed to handle produce, paper, forest products, metals, and concrete, offering efficient performance and maximum productivity.

Pegasus Elite Series

Ideal for industrial applications, the Pegasus Elite – ICE features lifting capacities of up to 50,000 pounds. The series has 10 different models, with compact versions. It suits a wide range of applications and can handle metals, automotive, and manufacturing lifting requirements.

Rent high-performing forklifts at Yale Forklifts NZ

Don’t pressure yourself to commit to an expensive investment such as forklifts. If you’re unsure which specific model to purchase, you can always rent different forklifts and test them out to see if they’re a good fit for your business. At Yale Forklifts NZ, we carry a wide range of high-performing Yale forklifts that offer unique features and capacities that work well in a variety of applications. Aside from forklifts, we also offer commercial vehicles, tow tractors, and used equipment for your industrial business needs. For rental and lease inquiries, contact us today!

Schedule a call with our expert team, and let us unveil the magic that can elevate your warehouse operations!


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