The shortage in new forklift availability has now led to a lack of used forklifts and short-term rental units. Your typical options have been, if I can’t get new, I’ll look for used, and if I can’t get used, I’ll get a rental. Not today. Most rental fleets are experiencing near 100% utilization. By the way, all this pressure on the supply of forklifts is also driving up prices, which is predicted to continue.
on January 19, 2022