About us

Avis Forklift Centre was established in 1970, and initially started with 2 forklifts in the rental fleet. The first field service vehicle was a split screen Kombi probably better suited to surfer dudes!

Avis Forklift Then and Now

THEN (1972) and NOW

Avis Forklift Centre is well recognised as a pioneer in the forklift rental industry. Focus back then was on short term rentals and with substantial growth and focused strategies the company now handles the entire spectrum of materials handling equipment. We have perfected the art of forklift rental in South Africa & our infrastructure is geared toward providing our valued clients with a cost effective solution.

Avis Forklift Centre will provide excellence in forklift hire, forklift sales, transport solutions and sidelifter facilities, nurture our staff's dreams and abilities, act with honour and responsibility in the practice of our business and assist with the upliftment of our Rainbow Nation


Avis Forklift Centre is proud to announce that we have a B-BBEE certificate of compliance. This accomplishment represents a positive move towards living up to our commitments as set down in our mission statement.

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Meet the Team


Avis Forklift Centre - Meet the team


Avis Rent-A-Forklift will provide excellence in forklift hire, nurture our staff. If you are looking for a partner rather than a supplier - Avis Forklift Centre is the answer!!!

"We lift service to greater heights"