Late Model Forklifts & Reliable Attachments

Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Sat - Sun: Closed

3004 Charleston Hwy.

West Columbia, SC 29172

Phone: (803) 739-2410

Fax: (803) 739-2412

Our reliable rental equipment promises more uptime; which translates to higher profits to your bottom line.

Need A Forklift? Here's what we need to know:

  1. What kind of fuel do you need? (i.e. Electric, LP Gas or Diesel)
  2. Do you have any clearance restrictions?
  3. When do you need the forklift?

  4. How much do your loads weigh?

  5. How long do you need the forklift?

  6. Do you have a loading dock?

  7. How high are you lifting?

  8. What kind of surface will the forklift be operating on?

  9. Will you be operating the forklift indoors or outdoors?

Row of UniCarriers Forklifts

The CIT Rental Advantage

Contact CIT's rental department and you won't have to let a breakdown hold back your operations. We rent everything you need to get going again, with same-day delivery to minimize downtime. Our short- and long-term rentals are perfect for seasonal needs and unexpected busy times or changes in your operation. Entrusting your job to our top of the line rental fleet is an economical way to fill gaps in your fleet without hurting your bottom line. Fill out the Contact Us form, or call us -Toll Free at (800) 767-7388 to speak with a Rental Coordinator from our West Columbia, SC office.

  • Fast delivery! With 6 Carolina locations, we're never far away!
  • Quality, late-model trucks.
  • Daily, weekly, monthly rental rates.
  • Rental purchase options.
  • Responsive staff.


Whether you need to rent one forklift or thirty, we are here to help you. Fill out the form below and we'll connect you with a rental coordinator.

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Forklift Rental Columbia

Each and every job requires specific equipment, which is why many companies turn to rental companies when they are in need of a forklift. Carolina Industrial Trucks makes it easy to get the forklift rental you need for your Columbia, SC job. When you partner with us, you never have to worry about having the wrong equipment on the job.

Countless Options       


When you work with CIT in Columbia, SC, you have access to a large inventory of diesel, gas, propane, and electric powered forklift rentals. We have forklifts for both small and large projects, so you can find something for every type of job. It is not always a feasible option to outright buy a new forklift. That is why we keep such a huge inventory of rental options, to keep our customers satisfied, and willing to come back.

The idea of going through all of our options for Columbia forklift rentals might seem overwhelming, but it does not need to be. Our trained staff will match you up with the perfect forklift for the job. That way, you can focus on getting your job done right, while we focus on getting you the right equipment.

Hard to Find Equipment

We know that some jobs require more than just a standard forklift. You might also need additional forklift accessories such as carton clamps or carpet pole, which may not always be the easiest thing to find. We take the stress out of the process by providing our customers with hard to find forklift equipment. Talk to our customer service representative about your needs when you secure your forklift rental from our Columbia, SC dealership and we will deliver the equipment with the forklift.

Flexible Rental Terms

You might just need to rent a forklift for the day, or maybe you need it for a month or even a year. We offer flexible terms on all of our forklift rentals. These terms also include maintenance so when you go with us, you will not have to worry about missing time on the job. This is great news for our long term rental customers in Columbia, SC. They can keep their forklift rentals for months or longer and we will take care of the maintenance for them. It is also great news for our short term renters, since we can bring a forklift out the day the job starts and pick it up the day it ends so they do not have to pay extra. We know that you do not have time to wait for delivery. After all, you cannot make money if your job is at a standstill. When you secure one of our Columbia forklift rentals, you can rest assured that your equipment will be on the jobsite in no time at all. Which means you can get to work immediately.

If you are looking for a forklift rental in Columbia, SC, CIT is the company for you. We have a variety of forklift rentals available and we are ready to deliver them to your Columbia jobsite now. Just let us know what you need and we will get it to you quickly.