Need to repair your forklift? CIT offers a whole spectrum of services.

From fleet management to breakdown service, our goal is to keep your equipment running. 

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

CIT Forklift Technician


We are the leader in forklift service & repair.

For 28 years,  businesses all over the Carolinas have discovered that Carolina Industrial Trucks is one of the best options around when it comes to forklift service and repairs.

We have built our reputation on providing the best services for our customers so you will not be disappointed. Whether it is routine, or an accident, we have you covered. Sign up for one of our maintenance plans so you'll never have to worry about forklift repairs again.

Service & Repair Plans

We Work Around You

CIT works around your schedule so you can get your forklift repairs when it is convenient for you. Not only will we work around your schedule, but we can also come to you.

Planned Maintenance

Our PM agreements make it easy to get the routine scheduled maintenance you need, at a price you can afford. These agreements cover oil changes, brake adjustments, and more.

Breakdown Service

Our Breakdown Service offers an affordable way to get your equipment up and running once again. We will handle the reapirs on-site or 
take it to one of our five shops.

Replacement Trucks

We will deliver a forklift to you while we work on your repair. Just let us know the type of truck you need and we will deliver it to your jobsite.

Investment Protection

 These full-maintenance plans cover non-routine maintenance, so you will be able to protect your investment if something goes wrong. Parts and labor are also covered so you will not have to worry about unexpected costs.

Fleet Management

Our Fleet Management plans will track your costs and show you optimum times to replace your parts. Let CIT handle the pre-emptive maintenance on your forklift, before it breaks down.

Our Performance Guarantee

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Major Repairs Price Guarantee

We won't be beat by any full-line dealer's quote on any major engine, transmission or drive unit repair. Find a lower quoted price and we'll not only match it, but beat it by 10%.

CIT Performance Guarantee Promise

Up-time Guarantee Promise

Guarantees the completion of a repair when promised or you will receive a free loaner forklift until repairs are completed.​​​​​​​

CIT Performance Guarantee Response Time

Guaranteed Response Time

During normal business hours, we will respond to service calls within 4 hours for contract maintenance & rental customers, or the first hour of labor and travel is free.

CIT Performance Guarantee

90-Day Money Back Guarantee

If, for any reason, you are unhappy with a peice of new or used equipment, we will buy it back for the full price no questions asked.​​​​​​​

Forklift Service and Maintenance Columbia, SC

At Carolina Industrial Trucks in Columbia, SC, we know that purchasing a forklift is a major investment, so we are committed to providing the best service and repair after the sale, to protect your investment. Whether you purchased it from us, or from someone else, we provide one of the best repair services in the Columbia area for forklift brands that we support.  We provide superior forklift repairs and service because we are 100% committed to your full satisfaction.

As one of the top forklift repair services in the Columbia area, we are well aware of what it takes to keep your equipment running well.  We also know that you are in business to make money, and that you want to keep your overall expenses in line.  Whether your forklift is new, slightly used, or outdated, our factory trained technicians will take the best care possible.  We will also help you to decide when the best time to retire an old forklift might be.

Our repair and maintenance services feature:

1)    Factory trained technicians

2)    Large stock of OEM and after-market parts

3)    Flexible service programs based on planned basic maintenance, full maintenance, and complete maintenance which provides comprehensive service from the tip of the fork to the taillights.

4)    Warranty on parts and services. We guarantee quality, professional installation.

5)    Customer support 24/7 including mobile onsite services

6)    Forklift replacement to minimize downtime while major repairs are done

When determining your maintenance schedule, we will help you to decide what repairs can be done by us, and what needs to be done by your forklift operator. Maintenance schedules specify tasks to be performed daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually.  Following a combination of in-house, daily maintenance, and scheduled maintenance with CIT will keep your forklift in good condition, thus prolonging its life and minimizing down time, and the costs associated with major repairs.

Our repairs and services facility in Columbia, SC provides outstanding forklift maintenance that keeps your equipment running efficiently.  We know that good maintenance serves to keep overall costs down by providing a long life for your forklift investment. That is why we help you to track equipment expenses and even spread the costs out over time.  Often times, forklift maintenance expenses can be high when you fix a problem after it occurs.  That is why at CIT, we encourage scheduled maintenance, as it gives you a regular opportunity to have one of our factory-trained technicians go through your equipment and identify potential problems.  We have found it better to identify a problem before it becomes worse or, possibly, disastrous. 

At CIT Columbia, our service department is committed to 100% customer satisfaction, and we make it our business to know what your concerns are and to address them. We provide forklift repairs and services in a timely manner because we understand that any time your equipment is not up and running, is time that is completely wasted, costing your productivity. Our outstanding factory-trained technicians and our excellent parts availability help to minimize any interruption in your work flow.

Because your satisfaction is our number one priority, you can trust your forklift service and maintenance to CIT with confidence.  Not only are we committed to keeping your equipment in the best possible shape, we are also interested in helping you understand and quantify your true forklift service maintenance costs.  By doing this, we help you to improve your bottom line. When we meet your expectations with our service, we hope to show that you can rely on CIT to keep your business, and your crew, back on track and making money.