Mission Statement: Integrity through Quality and Consistency.
Growth through Service Excellence.











Forklifts have changed like most things since we opened our doors in 1974, however one thing that has not is the way we do business.  That is our competitive advantage, at Florida Forklift you will be treated fairly and we will be responsive to your needs. We are not the biggest, and frankly we are fine with that….we’d rather just be the BEST.

As a UniCarriers and Komatsu dealer we offer some of the best forklifts in the industry as well as parts and service and unmatched customer service. We’re glad you visited us and will work hard to earn and keep your business.

With parts saving of 10-40% and a very competitive labor rate, Tampa Forklift, Inc.  has continued to provide the best value in forklift repairs from the Florida/Georgia border to Marco Island, we serve 45 of Florida’s 67 counties.


1977 Was the first year Tampa Forklift, Inc. was a new forklift dealer selling Prime Mover (narrow aisle electric lifts), which is now owned by Toyota.

1984 Tampa Forklift, Inc. became the TCM forklift dealer (internal combustion and electric sit downs.

2001-2003 We added Hyundai and Jungheinrich. Tampa Forklift and an affiliate, Marine Lift systems, Inc. formerly had a distributorship arrangement with Marine Travelift (MTI) that was terminated.* We have since added Komatsu, Master Craft, and Big Joe to our line-up of manufacturers. We continue to service all our customer’s needs.

*Neither Tampa Forklift, Florida Forklift, or their affiliates, or the products or services advertised by them, are endorsed, sponsored by or affiliated in any way with MTI.

2013 We became Central Florida’s Nissan dealer for Tampa, Orlando, and Lakeland areas as UniCarriers dealer.

2015 We opened Jacksonville under the new name of Florida Forklift to help define our growing commitment to be able to service All our customers needs.

2016  Nissan forklifts was purchased in whole by Unicarriers Corporation

2017 Tampa Forklift, dba Florida Forklift opens its 5th location in Fort Myers.