Is it Better to Lease or Rent a Toyota Forklift?

If you're not sure how long you'll need a piece of equipment, renting may seem like the obvious choice. But sometimes, a flexible forklift lease agreement is more cost-effective.

In case you're not familiar with a flex lease, it's two (sometimes three) lease agreements in one. When the first lease term ends, you have the option to return the forklift, or continue on to the second term. 

Continue reading to learn when to choose a flex lease instead of renting a forklift. In a hurry?  Just give us a call.  We're happy to help you calculate your forklift lease vs. rental options.

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Every day I meet business owners and managers who aren’t getting the service they deserve. When I hear people say, my service invoice is always wrong and full of mystery charges, or their forklift rentals look like they came from the scrapyard and break down when I need them most - this really bothers me.

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Forklift Rental in California - What You Need to Know

Renting a forklift or other material handling equipment can be a cost-effective way to increase capacity without tying up cash in equipment that depreciates. An increasing number of material handling operations in the Bay Area, Central Valley and Central Coast rent forklifts instead of buying so they can invest their cash in income-producing opportunities. 

By the end of this article, you'll know:

Forklift and Harvest Equipment Rental

Are you in need of a short or long-term rental? Depending on the time of year, there can be a waiting list for the forklift, attachment or other material handling equipment you need. Avoid headaches and downtime by reserving equipment in advance, and taking advantage of our slow season.

12 Benefits of Long-Term Forklift Rentals

Debating whether to rent versus buy a forklift or other material handling equipment? You're not alone. Long-term rentals are increasingly popular with companies both large and small.

Learn more about the benefits of a long-term equipment rental and whether it's a good choice for your company.

Top 5 Benefits of Renting a Forklift

Renting a forklift or other material handling equipment is a cost-effective way to expand your fleet without a massive capital expense. Instead of tying up money in a depreciating asset, renting equipment allows you to invest in income-producing opportunities such as new inventory or a warehouse expansion.

Doing more with your hard-earned money is just one of the many benefits of renting a forklift. Read on to learn how forklift rentals can also help your operation maintain CARB compliance and avoid unexpected expenses.

Scissor Lift, Cherry Picker or Boom Lift - Which One Do I Need?

Scissor lifts, cherry pickers and other aerial lifts can be a cost-effective alternative to scaffolding, but there isn’t a single, universal lift you can use for any task. The type of aerial lift you need depends on the job location, number of workers, height and other factors.

Choosing the wrong lift can cause delays, increases costs and the potential for an accident. This article explains the most common types of aerial lifts, the pros and cons of each and how to choose the right aerial lift equipment for your job.

Forklift Rentals

Whether you need a forklift due to an increase in business, a temporary job, or seasonal harvest, a short-term rental can help you meet demand without breaking your budget. The cost to rent a forklift is much lower than buying a forklift outright, and there’s zero risk on the model you choose. When you’re done with a job or your needs change, simply return the equipment.

Why invest in something you can’t be sure you’ll need a year or two from now? By renting a forklift, you won’t end up paying for equipment you don’t need.

This article will cover the basic things you need to know when renting a forklift including:

- The advantages of renting a forklift versus buying or leasing
- What to look for (and look out for) in a forklift rental contract
- How to rent-to-own a forklift

4 Great Reasons to Choose Toyota for your Next Scissor Lift Rental

Scissor lifts are great for a variety of tasks including: painting, warehouse rack maintenance and other overhead work. At TMH we now rent AICHI scissor lifts (a Toyota Industries Company). We have a variety of platform heights, widths, lengths, and weight capacities to meet your needs. Learn more about why Toyota-made AICHI scissor lifts are a smart choice for your next scissor lift rental.

When to Rent Versus Buy a Forklift

Choosing whether to buy or rent equipment is a tough decision. Below are some of the most common reasons a business may choose to rent vs buy a forklift, aerial lift, utility vehicle, etc.

When to Buy Instead of Rent a Forklift


Choosing whether to buy or rent equipment is a tough decision. Below are some of the most common reasons a business may choose to rent vs buy a forklift, aerial lift, utility vehicle, etc.

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