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Our history as Tri-Lift N.C., Inc.

Tri-Lift will continue to be the leader in providing innovative products and extraordinary services. Through that leadership, Charlotte-Forklifts.com was born. Our team’s extensive experience and world class vendors are dedicated to building long-term relationships with our customers based on honesty, value, and a mutual respect. Tri-Lift was founded with the understanding that our success goes hand in hand with our customer’s success.

Our passion is to provide extraordinary service by responding promptly to our customer’s needs and providing solutions that will enhance their business. Our people will maintain the highest level of training available. We will communicate with empathy, urgency, honesty, and with accurate and clear information. Our mission is to blend our experience, traditional values, loyalty, and commitment with progressive solutions; now and for generations to come.

We are a company large enough to fill all your material handling needs, yet small enough to give you local, personalized service. It is our commitment to total customer satisfaction which separates us from our competition.

  • A working third generation business.
  • A real person will answer the phone every time you call any of our locations (No voicemail).
  • Hardworking and talented employees with little to no turn over.
  • We only hire high quality personnel with the ability to advance through the organization, and retain our corporate goals.
  • We reinvest our profits back into the company improving what we can do for our customers.
  • We run a lean organization maintaining a high level of efficiency which reduces our operating cost, allowing us to pass this savings on to our customers.
  • We are focused on the future creating ever greener ways of doing business.

Business Practice:

  • Tri-Lift’s financial strength.
  • Strategically placed full service facilities within our territory provide all of our customers with an equally high level of service.
  • Establish brick and mortar in a community creating jobs, this provides our customers with local talent that is aware of the local environment.


Tri-Lift’s Mission, Vision and Our Values:

Tri-lift NC will be THE trusted long-term material handling partner in the market. Our purpose is to enable our customers to achieve their goals utilizing our experience, honest communications and customized solutions. We are driven by our commitment to quality, integrity and dedication to our core values.
Tri-lift NC will deliver proven industry leading products and services designed to enhance our customers business. Our stakeholders, customers, employees, manufacturers and community will benefit from the collective knowledge and passion of our entire team. We will help inspire, educate and problem solve for our customers in a manner unmatched in the market.
Trust/Integrity – Do the right thing.
Passion – Must possess a positive attitude, energy and a commitment to the mission and vision.
Professional – At all times we will be reliable, consistent and have a constant desire to improve
our knowledge and capabilities.
Team – Work as one.


Discover the Tri-Lift Difference


Since 1968 Tri-Lift has been serving the the Carolinas and Southern Virginia Material Handling Industry with the top brands and best service available. Our first location and main office is located in Greensboro. In recent years, we have expanded our markets by providing personal and professional service, representing our brands and gaining market share by working hard and developing relationship.  We now service Raleigh, Charlotte and surrounding areas in North Carolina as well as Roanoke Virginia.  Our Products and services include:

  • Linde, Clark, Unicarriers and Big Joe Forklifts
  • Genie, Houlette and Snorkel Aerial Lifts
  • All types, Capacities of Rental Equipment
  • Racking, Conveyors, Shelving and all Types of Warehouse Equipment
  • We Service Everthing that We Sell
  • Operator and Train the Trainer Safety Training
  • OEM, Aftermarket and Remanufactured Parts

Let Tri-Lift be your material handling equipment expert. We specialize in sales and rental of fork lift trucks and aerial lifts. Locally owned and operated, Tri-Lift employees can’t go far enough to help our customers fulfill their Material handling needs.

A company large enough to fill all of your material handling equipment needs…yet small enough to give you local, personalized service.

Our Locations

Charlotte, North Carolina

2421 Executive Street. Charlotte, NC 28208

Greensboro, North Carolina

2905 Manufacturers Road. Greensboro, NC 27406

Raleigh, North Carolina

3811 Tarheel Drive. Raleigh, NC 27609

Roanoke, Virginia

1501 Shenandoah Ave, NW. Roanoke, VA 24017