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For over 60 years we have partnered with you to meet your material handling needs and budget. As a leading dealer of Toyota forklifts and lift trucks in Central Georgia and Florida, we offer new and used material handling equipment, forklift maintenance, lift truck operator training, forklift parts, and forklift rental. Additionally, our material handling equipment solutions include JLG aerial work platforms, Autocar trailer spotters, Bendi & Drexel and Combilift.  Whether it's forklift equipment, aerial work platforms, scissor lifts, or other inventory handling or storage products, Southern States Toyotalift has solutions for all of your material handling equipment needs.

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We now offer JLG aerial equipment in our rental fleet!  Rent our material handling equipment including JLG aerial equipment at our locations in Florida and Georgia!



 We are pleased to announce the addition of Autocar yard spotters and JLG aerial equipment to our lines of material handling solutions! Read more about our Autocar and JLG lines available throughout our locations in Florida and Georgia.

THANK YOU to those who participated or donated to this year's Walk Across America for Chiari awareness.  Southern States Toyotalift has been a proud National Sponsor of the Conquer Chiari "Walk Across America" for three years, and 2014 marked the 7th year the walk had been held in Tampa.

From the Chiari Foundation:  "The Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder affecting 300,000 people in the US.  The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America is a series of local awareness and fundraising walks held across the country on the same day.  Join us on this special day and help the thousands of families struggling with this terrible disease."

*** Sales and Use Tax Holiday ***
Effective April 30, 2014, an exemption from sales and use tax is available for purchases of industrial machinery and equipment used at a fixed location in Florida by an eligible manufacturing business that will manufacture, process, compound, or produce for sale items of tangible personal property. Continue reading this article (pdf link)

New Toyota-built engines provide unbeatable fuel efficiency


Powering Toyota's line of Large Capacity 8-Series lift trucks are two new powerful Toyota engines designed for industrial operation. These new engines feature the latest in engine technology and are able to deliver the same or greater horsepower and torque than the larger 6-cylinder engines they replaced. While increasing power they reduce fuel consumption by 30% for the diesel engine and 20% for the gasoline/LPG versions. In short, productivity goes up, operating costs go down.  Read more about the new engine and the large capacity trucks at ToyotaForklift.com

Toyota's "Giving Veterans a Lift" Program Extends through 2014            COLUMBUS, Ind.  - (Feb. 20, 2014) - Toyota Material Handling, USA, Inc. (TMHU), supplier of the number one selling brand of lift trucks in North America, announced the extension of the company's "Giving Veterans a Lift" dealership technician career and operator safety training program through Dec. 31, 2014.  Toyota created the program to help veterans find employment and equip them with job skills to support a career in the material handling field.  The program also assists Toyota dealers recruit qualified service technicians.  Through the Giving Veterans a Lift program, Toyota Industrial Equipment dealers helped nearly 300 veterans obtain forklift training and hired several other veterans.

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IRVINE, Calif., (October 3, 2013) - For the 11th consecutive year, Toyota achieved the top ranking as the world's largest lift truck supplier in Modern Materials Handling's Annual Top 20 listing. Toyota reported $6.88 billion in worldwide sales revenue for the 2012 fiscal year. - See more at ToyotaForklift.com

Florida Lift Systems commemorates 10 years as a TOYOTA distributor.

Pictured - Jeff Fischer, CEO Florida Lift Systems.


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