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*Rates do not include applicable taxes, rental equipment protection, or hauling. Insurance required for all rentals. All rates based on up to 160 hours per month.

Forklift Rentals in Alabama & Florida

It’s not always in the budget to make capital investments like buying new or used forklifts for your material handling operations. Many warehouses and similar operations only need specific equipment at certain times of the year. That’s why it’s nice to rent a forklift when required.

Find a Location

At Thompson Lift Truck, we are proud to offer a range of forklift rentals in Alabama and Florida. We understand that you might not need a full fleet year-round. You need a forklift to meet seasonal or short-term needs, and we deliver that needed equipment. Thompson Lift Truck handles it all when it comes to renting a forklift. With the largest rental fleet in Alabama and Northwest Florida, Thompson Lift Truck has what it takes to keep your business moving.


Forklift rentals require research and planning, and that's where the experienced team at Thompson Lift Truck can help. If you have questions, or need expert guidance as you browse through our selection, contact us any time. As the go-to forklift dealership in the region, we’re always here to provide the support you need.

Forklift Rental Equipment

We take pride in offering one of the largest, most up-to-date rental fleets of forklifts including cushion tire, heavy lift, electric and pick loader forklifts across Alabama and Northwest Florida. We also have a wide offering of pallet jacks and stock pickers.

You can also find forklifts that use different types of fuel and energy for rent. Our selection offers forklift models that run on LP gas, diesel, and battery powered. No matter how your warehouse operates, and no matter what type of equipment you need, Thompson Lift Truck can deliver the right solutions.



Forklift Rental Options

We’ve been serving customers in Alabama and Northwest Florida since 1968. Through our 50-plus years of service, we’ve learned that each of our customers is unique. That holds true even when it comes to forklift rentals.

To best serve our many unique customers, we have a variety of rental options, tailored to meet your specific needs. Daily, weekly, or even month-by-month plans offer you flexibility. Need it longer? No problem! If you're interested in leasing, rent-to-own or, ultimately, to purchase a machine, we can put together a plan that works best for your business and your bottom line.

At Thompson Lift Truck, we thrive on building strong relationships and doing whatever’s needed to best serve our customers. Contact us today about your specific needs for rental equipment, and we can come up with a plan that works for you, your team and your operation.

Cat Forklifts for Rent

Since the 1960s, Caterpillar has been producing forklift trucks designed to last, and built to perform in some of the toughest and harshest environments in the world. 

Cushion Tire Forklifts

The fuel-efficient cushion tire forklifts from Cat, with lift capacities from 3,000 to 15,500 lbs., are ideal for use in indoor applications with smooth, dry floors, where moving palletized loads to and from a loading dock or storage area is required. 

Solid Pneumatic Tire Forklifts

Move more with solid pneumatic tire forklifts, with lift capacities of 3,000 - 36,000 lbs.  Designed to push through the toughest work days, these forklifts offer dependable performance and rugged durability in heavy-duty outdoor applications. 

Kalmar Heavy Forklifts

Since 1949, Kalmar has been the preferred brand among quality-aware, heavy forlift drivers and owners. Kalmar's years of experience in extreme applications all over the world have provided the knowledge needed to perfect the most heavy duty lifting equipment available on the market.  These trucks are renowned and appreciated for their outstanding efficiency, safety, reliability - and of course, their low operating cost. 

Crown Forklifts

On the dock or in an aisle, Crown's electric counterbalance forklifts can meet rugged real-world challenges with power, productivity and performance while providing the efficiency and safety of electric operation. 

Visit Thompson Lift Truck for Forklift Rentals

When you choose Thompson Lift Truck as your forklift dealership, you can always count on quality. Our selection of rental equipment comes from leading brands that are trusted around the globe to deliver products that meet the highest quality standards. No matter how long you’re renting, you can rest assured you’re getting dependable equipment that can get the job done.

Our rental plans are also designed to maximize your convenience. We tailor rental agreements to deliver the equipment needed for the length of time that it is needed. We understand that your business experiences unique circumstances and equipment needs, and our convenient rental plans are designed to match your unique circumstances.

We also do more than just forklift rentals. You can find a range of other new and used equipment in our inventory, which makes Thompson Lift Truck your one-stop shop whenever you need equipment.

Finally, we bring experience to each of our client relationships. We’ve been in this business long enough that we can make confident recommendations and provide expert guidance to our customers. You can always get in touch with the team at Thompson Lift Truck to ask questions as you seek out the best solution for the challenges you’re facing.

To learn more about our rental fleet or schedule your rental, you can fill out the form below or call (205) 849-3674.

(800) 228-5438.

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