Category: Used equipment

New or Used Forklift Truck?

There is one question that we get asked more than any other: "Which should I buy, new or used forklift?"

WHEN TO BUY USED FORKLIFT

Right now, there are some very attractive deals on used equipment – but it’s also a very good time to buy new, so you need to be extra careful to get the best overall deal. Like buying a used car, some sellers may not want to tell you everything and repair bills could › Read More

Welfaux guide to buying a used forklift truck

At Welfaux, our customers often ask for guidance on buying a used forklift and other handling equipment. As prices for new forklift trucks drop, the incentive to buy a second hand unit (refurbished or not) is becoming increasingly difficult to justify in some circumstances. The reliability of a new truck, combined with very cheap finance deals often makes a used truck a non starter for many businesses.  However, there are times when a used unit could be justified, so we set out › Read More

Our guidance on buying a used forklift

When to buy used forklift trucks

Right now, there are some very attractive deals on used materials handling equipment – but it’s also a very good time to buy new, so you need to be extra careful to get the best overall deal. Like buying a used car, the seller may not want to tell you everything and repair bills could cost you thousands, so it’s up to you to choose a reputable supplier and to check the truck thoroughly › Read More