Embracing New Forklift Technologies

Food Distribution and Cold Storage

Move products faster and keep food safety at the forefront with innovative forklifts for the food distribution industry. With the right technology, you can exceed your material handling expectations.

Overcome Challenges With Forklifts for the Food Distribution Industry

Food distribution warehouses are under immense pressure, with many operating above their capacity. With the right equipment, you can gain a competitive edge and overcome some of the industry's top challenges.

Delivery Expectations

Delivery Expectations

With increased product demand, equipment downtime can have a major impact on delivery timelines. You can meet expectations in the warehouse with longer-operating lift trucks that utilize lithium-ion batteries.

Food Safety

Food Safety

Maintain food safety compliance with equipment that's made using impermeable materials for regular sanitization. You can also utilize equipment powered by lithium-ion batteries to prevent contamination from emissions.

Tight Profit Margins

Tight Profit Margins

Competition in the food distribution industry is driving up pricing. Reduce operational costs by automating repetitive tasks and right-sizing your fleet. You can also work more efficiently with high-capacity forklifts that increase the number of pallets you move in an hour.

Labor Shortages

Labor Shortages

Warehouse efficiency depends on skilled workers. To overcome labor retention issues, steer workers toward value-added tasks and automate repetitive work through robotic solutions. You can also rely on forklift telematics to strengthen positive behavior and streamline checklists.

Our Food Distribution Industrial Equipment

Burns Industrial Equipment offers an extensive selection of forklifts and other equipment for the food distribution industry. We are a certified dealer for Hyster and Yale, offering forward-thinking technology and agile, durable equipment.

We offer a range of industrial vehicles for the food distribution and cold industry, including:

Tow Tractors

Order Pickers

Pallet Stackers

Reach Trucks

Partner With Burns Industrial Equipment for Material Handling Excellence

At Burns Industrial Equipment, we look forward to helping you rise above current challenges and new ones as the industry changes. Apart from offering advanced lift truck solutions, we also provide:

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Forklift maintenance and repairs

Keep products moving by relying on speedy forklift repairs and flexible, comprehensive maintenance plans.

Comprehensive fleet management

Simplify fleet management and boost your ROI with our proprietary software and expert fleet management team.

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Bespoke financing solutions

You need advanced technology for optimal material handling. With tailored leases and long-term rentals, you can access it and boost your productivity on a budget.


Purchase Lift Trucks for the Food Industry

Browse our collection of technologically forward lift trucks today. With comprehensive knowledge of our product offerings and their applications, our sales team can help you find a fitting solution for your material handling needs. Contact our team online or call us at 800-569-9414 to discuss your challenges and our solutions.