39 Things That You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

Trevor Cowser - July 28, 2014

Recently I sat across the desk from one of our best customers. We’d serviced his company for over 25 years and a competitor came in significantly cheaper than us and appeared to be offering the same solution.  Both companies proposed to lease equipment with full maintenance, so the only difference he could see was the…

Try it Before You Buy it

Trevor Cowser - December 11, 2013

Before you commit to purchasing a new or used piece of equipment, consider these tips for test driving if first: Drive it Just like you would test drive a car at your local automobile dealership, you can go to the seller’s location and give it a try. It should start and idle well. The gauges should be easy…

Toyota Ranked Top Forklift Maker for 11th Year

Trevor Cowser - November 28, 2013

For the 11th consecutive year, Toyota achieved the top ranking as the world’s largest lift truck supplier in Modern Materials Handling’s Annual Top 20 listing. Toyota continues to offer innovate design advancements and industrial equipment solutions. They strive  to improve the material handling process and enhance the customer value experience including: Toyota’s recent introduction of the new 8-Series large capacity lift truck line…

Toyota 8-Series Focuses on Durability

Trevor Cowser - November 13, 2013

  Durable: 1. Capable of withstanding wear and tear or decay: 2. Able to perform or compete over a long period, as by avoiding or overcoming injuries: 3. Lasting; stable   As with all of their products, Toyota’s new 8-series forklifts are engineered to last using Toyota’s world-renowned production system. It delivers quality, durability and…

Buying Used Forklifts on the Web Can be Risky Business

Trevor Cowser - July 17, 2013

You are in business to make money and sometimes that means shopping for a forklift bargain. You might open a web-browser and search for a reliable forklift brand, like Toyota and see a list of forklifts at prices way below what you found at the local dealership.   Before you put that cream puff in…

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…