Company History

1983 Incorporated at Jamestown Industrial Trucks. Owners:  Earl (Bud) & Mary Short
1986 Became an authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealer
1992 Opened second shop to service the Buffalo area at 2727 Broadway, Cheektowaga (rented space)
2000 Relocated our Buffalo shop to 100 Stradtman St, Cheektowaga, NY (rented space)
2005 JIT Received Toyota’s Silver Circle Award for dealership performance in 2004
2006 Updated our logo and started doing business as JIT Toyota-Lift
Purchased the building at 999 Harlem Rd, West Seneca
Won Toyota’s Silver Circle Award for performance in 2005
2007 Moved into our new building and held an Grand Opening in June
Took on the JLG dealership for aerial lift equipment
2009 Won 3rd Silver Circle Award for performance in 2008
Celebrated 25 years as a Toyota forklift dealership
2012 JIT Customer Service Support Rep Patty Mitchell becomes the first woman in the US to achieve 3rd Gear status
Won Toyota’s Customer Service Excellence Award

Begins our 30th Anniversary Celebration!

Feb 7, 2013 Main Entree sponsor of Sweet Charity event to benefit The Food Bank of WNY

Feb 12, 2013 JIT mourns the passing of one of our founders and owners, Mary Short at age 79

March 2013 JIT Toyota-Lift Receives Toyota's highest dealership honor, The President's Award for performance in 2012

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