FORKLIFT HIRE BRISBANE – FROM $100/WK
Brand New & Used Forklifts for Sale
Eagle Forklifts is the most dependable provider of new and used forklifts in Brisbane and surrounding areas. We are a family-owned business that has been delivering exceptional value for the money for 25 years. All machinery from our offer is regularly and thoroughly inspected to ensure each forklift offers top performance. Eagle Forklifts team is also at your disposal to provide actionable advice that we base on more than 80 years of combined industry knowledge. We can recommend the best forklift for you and will remain open for any necessary diagnostics or repairs.
Get first-class, cutting-edge forklifts for hire in Brisbane with Eagle Forklifts. We offer individualised quoting and competitive pricing to enable everyone to get the equipment they need to get the job done right.
Several crucial factors have to be considered when selecting the best forklift: the environment in which you will be working, load size the forklift will be handling, height restrictions or heights the forklift will have to reach, fuel type as not only does it affect the overall cost but also the size of the load it will be able to lift and the speed at which it will be working.
At Eagle Forklifts, we offer a diverse range of forklifts for hire in Brisbane so that you can equip yourself with the most adequate tools for the next project. They come in various sizes and designs, built to withstand significant load weights and work under tough conditions. Depending on the specific lift capacity and model of forklift, it is possible to get a forklift for hire for only $100 per week – Terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.
Browse through our selection of forklifts and contact us about the one(s) that best match(es) your requirements. Not interested in hiring? Check out our forklifts for sale here.
What is the difference between lift capacity and rated capacity?
Lift capacity is the weight a forklift can lift with the mast vertical to 3.0 metres.
Rated capacity is the weight a forklift can lift at full lift height, with the mast at maximum forward tilt.
What is a side shift attachment?
A side shift attachment for your forklift will allow you to move your load from side to side.
What is a fork positioner?
A fork positioner attachment will allow you to adjust the width between the forks without having to disembark your forklift.
What does ‘4th valve reeved to carriage’ mean?
‘4th valve reeved to carriage’ means the forklift has the ability to add an extra hydraulic attachment. Extra hydraulic attachments are available through Eagle Forklifts by request. There are many options available, please discuss with our friendly staff.
What is the most common forklift used in a warehouse?
LPG forklifts are the most commonly used type of forklift in a warehouse operation. Furthermore, most warehouse operations utilise the container entry mast and puncture proof tyres. The container entry mast forklift ensures it fits under a standard door height and maximise the forklifts potential of use. The puncture proof tyres ensure the forklift has minimal downtime from tyre punctures.
How do I choose an appropriate forklift?
When choosing a forklift, the main criteria to consider are the carrying capacity, lifting height, fuel type, tyre type and operator ergonomics. It is always suggested to drive a forklift before you decide and request a different specification if you don’t feel it’s the right fit, as all components mentioned can be interchanged on a forklift to suit.
What is the average life of a forklift?
Forklift “age” is measured in hours. For a single-shift operation with an 8-hour work day, the average forklift runs 2,000 hours/ year. The average lifespan of a forklift is 10,000 hours, but this depends on the manufacturer, application it is working in and its regular maintenance. Above-average machines, such as Hangcha forklifts, commonly last up to 20,000 hours when regular maintenance is carried out as per the manufacturers recommendations.
Do forklift operators have to be licensed?
All persons using a forklift are required to be licensed by law, refer to your state and territory government websites for details.
When hiring a forklift, are there any limits in how much the forklift is used?
Standard hire usage is 0-520 hours p.a. Excessive usage will attract additional hire charges: 520-1040 hours p.a. An extra $22/week Including GST applies Over 1040 hours p.a. An extra $55/week Including GST applies *Usage is backdated at the end of each year and charged on a separate invoice.
Does Eagle Forklifts offer a rent to buy scheme?
Yes, the Forklift Hire to buy option is offered by Eagle Forklifts. Advantages, it’s fully maintained by Eagle Forklifts and you are buying equity in the forklift hired. It’s a fantastic opportunity to buy an asset that you know the history of, without the major capital outlay.