Memorial Day Tribute

Trevor Cowser - May 30, 2016

We pause today not just for picnics or a 3-day weekend, but to acknowledge the great debt we owe to the men and women of our military who gave their lives so that we could enjoy these blessings. Today we are sharing quotes from some of our Commanders-in-Chief on what Memorial Day is really about. “Our debt…

May the Forks Be With You!

Trevor Cowser - May 2, 2016

Most people are Star Wars geeks. Some people are forklift geeks. We here at JIT consider ourselves to be both, so that’s why we’re celebrating the power of the FORKS all month long.   May 4th has unofficially been named National Star Wars Day and celebrated by the series fandom given the play on words,…

Go Green to Save Some Green

Trevor Cowser - April 5, 2016

With the increasing concerns about carbon emissions, climate change, and reducing our environmental impact, we want to focus on green energy for the month of April.  As you might know, Earth Day is April 22nd and the folks at JIT are working to help your business make small changes for a big impact. Join us…

How Sweet it is to Help Feed the Hungry

Trevor Cowser - February 1, 2016

JIT Toyota-Lift is a Proud Sponsor of Sweet Charity, an annual event that benefits The Food Bank of WNY.  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event. It’s the 3rd year that JIT Toyota-Lift has served as a “Main Entrée” sponsor. Guests of the event will enjoy amazing treats. There will be decadent desserts and delicious…

Old Forklifts Never Die, They Get Recycled

Trevor Cowser - November 13, 2015

Sunday November 15th is America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful JIT Toyota-Lift takes recycling seriously every day, in fact we’ve taken the Recycle at Work Pledge whereby we have promised to recycle at least 10% more of the materials generated at our facilities over the next 2 years.   In recognition…

The True Measure of Thanksgiving

Trevor Cowser - November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving is one of those rare holidays that still feel special, unspoiled by the need to celebrate a whole month in advance.  Sure we make plans, shop, bake and travel. But it’s all in anticipation of that one day when you sit down with family and friends and enjoy the warmth of home, a good…

There is Always Something to Be Thankful For

Trevor Cowser - November 25, 2013

“Gratitude, like faith, is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it grows, and the more power you have to use it on your behalf. If you do not practice gratefulness, its benefaction will go unnoticed, and your capacity to draw on its gifts will be diminished. To be grateful is to find…

The Lift You Need – Practically FREE*

Trevor Cowser - June 27, 2013

What do forklifts and coffee have in common? Well, they both give you a needed ‘lift’ and both can be strong and powerful. Most of the folks here at JIT Toyota-Lift are big fans of coffee and we thought it would be pretty cool to have our own brand. So we found a local roaster, a cool…

Remembering Where We Started – A Celebration of 30 Years

Trevor Cowser - March 20, 2013

Way back in May of 1983, Bud & Mary Short embarked the adventure of creating a business. Jamestown Industrial Trucks was born in a 2 bay garage in Frewsburg with the idea that they could do things a better way. Through risk taking balanced with sound financial decisions, Bud & Mary grew the business from…