CONTACT US: (03) 6425 3792
Mon - Fri : 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Plus after hours call out service
for all clients





Fork Truck Specialists, has been operating for 27 years.

We bring a wealth of experience to our customers. Our employees have up to 30 years experience in the industry. Fork Truck Specialists, founders Glenn and Anne Behrens began with an apprentice and himself and built a substantial business which now employs 18 people.

A new chapter in FTSs history occurred October 2015 with local business owners Stephen and Virginia Chilcott from Deloraine taking the reins and offering the same Tasmanian values and high standards of excellence for forklift truck hire, sales, service and breakdown/repairs we offerfully equipped service vans for a wide variety of manufacturers on site requirements.Fork Truck Specialists is also the states leading provider of driver training forklift licensing. Our personnel are skilled professionals that are capable of repairing gas, electric, diesel and petrol forklifts as well as mobile machinery.

At each our premises in the North and the South of Tasmania we are able to carry out the following:- i.c. engine overhauls repairs to hydraulics starter motors repairs alternator repairs battery charges general machining and welding repairs. We can also undertake mechanical and safety audits on forklift trucks. We use a computerised fleet management /maintenance program thatwill guarantee that your forklifts are maintained and examined on a regular basis. We have a workshop at Ulverstone (North West Coast of Tasmania), which services the far west coast as well as the north that has been operating for the past 27 years and in September 2003 we launched a workshop and a training centre in Hobart. We also cover the Launceston area (North East Tasmania) from Ulverstone or Hobart as it is only one hour away from the workshop in Hobart. Loan forklifts are provided free of charge in the event the customer unit requires full workshop repairs. We have thousands of individual customers and also maintain a number of statewide fleets including Woolworths, Coles, The Reject Shop, Reece Plumbing, Australia Post. Our vineyards include Jantz, Pipers brook, Dalrymple, Kreglinger in the north and many more.We also provide parts and service for Tennant sweepers (we are authorized Tasmanian parts and service agent), as well as hire of general materials handling equipment and industrial sweeping equipment. We also provide a general freight transport division in Hobart with6mthi-ab and tilt tray trucks.

Mon - Fri : 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Plus after hours call out service for all clients

40 Industrial Drive, Ulverstone Tasmania 7315
P. (03) 6425 3792 (all hours)

6 Nichols Street, Glenorchy 7010
P. (03) 6274 1711