Forklifts for Hire and for Sale in Johannesburg

Value Materials Handling Division has a comprehensive forklift fleet available in Johannesburg for short term and long term rental, outright purchase, pre-owned, servicing, parts and traction batteries.

The range comprises of various lifting capacities and masts available in Diesel, LP Gas and Electric Forklifts as well as a complete warehousing range. 

Our National footprint and comprehensive infrastructure allows us to carry out services and repairs on and off-site, offering a 24 hour National back-up service. Value Materials Handling is part of The Value Group which was founded in 1981 by Group CEO, Steven Gottschalk, and listed on the JSE (Transport Sector) in 1998. 

The Value Group, with over 3 decades experience in supply chain solutions, has become the supply chain partner of choice for many of South Africa’s leading brands.

We have an extensive product range of Material Handling Equipment:

  • Counterbalance Forklifts ranging from 1.8 ton to 48 ton Internal Combustion
    (Diesel & Petrol).

  • Electric Counterbalance Forklifts ranging from 1.5 ton to 16 ton capacity
    (Option of a Lead Acid or Lithium-Ion Battery).

  • Warehousing Equipment including 12.5 meter reach trucks, ride-on pallet trucks, pallet stackers, mini electric pallet trucks and also the latest AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle).


We offer the following Materials Handling Solutions:

  • Free new product demonstrations.

  • Sale of new equipment (With an option of a maintenance contract).

  • Lithium-Ion equipment.

  • Full Maintenance Leasing.

  • Short or Long Term Rentals (From daily to monthly hire).

  • Sale of Used Forklifts (We have a wide selection of used equipment in our show rooms).

  • Parts sales.

  • 24 Hours After Sales Service (Breakdowns).

  • Traction Batteries – Lead Acid (Sales or rental options)

If you are looking to hire or buy a forklift in Johannesburg, or in the rest of South Africa get a quote now!


Value Materials Handling in Johannesburg is located at

49 Brewery Rd, Isando, Johannesburg


A wide range of Forklift and Warehouse Equipment on both Full Maintenance Lease (36/48/60 Months) or Outright Purchase with the option of a bolt on maintenance plan.

hire and rent A Series - 3W Electric Forklift


A wide range of Forklift and Warehouse Equipment on both Short Term and Long Term Rental. We deliver anywhere within South Africa.


Our qualified technicians are located throughout South Africa offering quality servicing to majority of Forklift brands.


A wide range of Pre-Owned Forklifts ranging from IC, Electric and Warehouse Equipment including Reach Trucks, Turrets, Order Pickers, Tow Motors and Pallet Trucks.


Outright Purchase and rental of Forklift Batteries. We also offer services such as Monthly Battery Maintenance; all Battery related Servicing (Discharge Tests, Strip and Rebuild, Acid Adjustments) and Battery Bay design and building.


A wide range of Parts for majority of forklift brands country wide.