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4 Qualities to Look for in a Forklift Dealer

Even with diligent preventative maintenance of a high quality machine, you will eventually need to buy a forklift. When that time comes, and your machine shows signs of wearing out, you will need to find a reliable dealer from whom to obtain your next forklift. That means doing your research on the dealer before you do your research to buy a forklift. Here are a few qualities to consider in a dealer before you buy a forklift from them.


Buy a forklift from an experienced dealer.

Experience is often the first quality to look for in any professional from whom you hope to obtain goods and services. The dealer from whom you buy a forklift is no exception. The longer they have been selling forklifts and providing support for these machines, the more likely they are to serve as a good source for your new forklift.

Experience is an excellent indicator of a company's abilities because it demonstrates the fact that they have faced, and can handle, a wide range of needs and problems. In addition, a business that has managed to satisfy customer needs for many years is likely committed to providing you with a high quality experience as well.

Here at Darr, we have more than 60 years of experience providing high-quality machines to customers who want to buy a forklift. As a result, we are prepared to handle any forklift need you may have, as well as offer you the guidance you need to find and buy a forklift that perfectly matches your needs.


Buy a forklift from a dealer who offers comprehensive preventative maintenance plans.

When you buy a forklift, you will also eventually need to maintain and repair that forklift. Tasks such as filter changes, new tire installations, or fork replacements will be necessary, regardless of whether you buy used forklifts or new forklifts. As a result, you will want to find a dealer who will sell you a preventative maintenance plan as well as from whom you can buy a forklift.

This preventative maintenance plan should include having a qualified technician come to your business to conduct necessary tasks on schedule. For example, the dealer from whom you buy a forklift should send a technician around when filters need to be changed or when you discover a dent in your forklift forks. By providing you with a maintenance plan, the right dealer allows you to buy a forklift with the confidence that you will be able to keep it in good working order over the long term.

Here at Darr, we offer you preventative maintenance plans that allow you to keep your machine maintained on schedule. Our plans help you avoid major problems, save you money, and give you peace of mind after you buy a forklift from us.


Buy a forklift from a dealer who uses highly qualified technicians.

A preventative maintenance plan is not very useful unless the people working on your forklift know what they are doing. That is why you should always buy a forklift from a dealer who uses highly qualified technicians. For example, technicians should always be trained with the latest information and regulations regarding forklift maintenance and repairs. In addition, dealers should use technicians who can work with both electric and internal combustion machines.

Here at Darr, our technicians are thoroughly trained on every type of forklift on which they work. In addition, they receive ongoing education to keep them up to date with the latest changes in regulations and technology regarding the machines they maintain and repair. As a result, when you buy a forklift from Darr, you also receive access to skilled professionals who can keep your machines in top working order.


Buy a forklift from a dealer who offers a wide range of machines.

There is a forklift for virtually every need and business. From internal combustion engines to electric forklifts, from 2,000 pound capacity machines to 10,000 pound capacity machines, from outdoor forklifts to indoor forklifts, there are a huge variety of features from which to choose when you buy a forklift.

That is why, when you buy a forklift, you should buy from a dealer who gives you access to a wide range of machines. From selling multiple brands to multiple styles and capacities, the dealer should be able to offer you a forklift that is just right for your specific needs.

Here at Darr, we offer a wide variety of forklifts. When you buy a forklift from Darr, therefore, you get to choose from a selection designed to offer as many businesses as possible the right machine for their needs. 

Purchasing a forklift can be an exciting investment for your business. Whether you are replacing a worn out machine or adding to your fleet, a forklift purchase gives you access to new technology and new possibilities for your company. You just need to choose the right dealer first.

When you select a dealer who offers you experience, preventative maintenance plans, highly qualified technicians, and a wide range of machines, you select a dealer who increases your chances of finding the right machine.

Here at Darr, we offer you all of those advantages, and more. With superior maintenance plans, excellent machines, the option of purchasing new or used forklifts, skilled technicians, and other support services, we give you everything you need to build and maintain a fleet of machines to help your business thrive. As a result, consider Darr the next time you need to buy a forklift for your business.