Material Handling Equipment Solutions

Material handling equipment solutions from Manitou are guaranteed to maximise uptime and extend service life, while maintaining operating efficiency and user comfort.  

With over 60 years of global experience, Manitou remains at the forefront of equipment design, offering telehandlers, forklifts, access platforms and skid steer loaders. Manitou will plan your handling solution for optimal effectiveness and efficiency.

Designed and manufactured to comply with European standards of safety, material handling equipment from Manitou can be customised for unique applications in the mining, construction, agriculture and warehousing industries. With a comprehensive, nationwide backup support team available 24/7, you are provided with expertise, knowledge and first class customer service.


With of 19 models available, Manitou telehandlers (telescopic handlers) are versatile and will optimise any heavy-duty handling task. Maximum lifting capacities up to 35 tons and heights up to 30 meters! READ MORE


With over 30 models to choose from, Manitou electric and diesel/LPG forklifts are designed for maximum loads up to 7 tons in both indoor and extreme rough terrain applications. READ MORE

Loaders Range

Our range of track loaders, skid steer loaders and articulated loaders are compact, robust and durable - lifting up to 1.7 tons to heights of 1.7 meters. A range of EDGE attachments are available. READ MORE


Skid steer loader and telehandler attachments from Manitou increase productivity and minimise costs, and can be custom-designed to meet your requirements. READ MORE

Warehouse Equipment

Warehousing equipment from Manitou includes comprehensive ranges of electric forklifts, pallet stackers, order pickers and pallet trucks guaranteeing easy manoeuvrability with increased safety. READ MORE

Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts from Manitou lift personnel loads of up to 680 kilograms to overhead work areas of over 14 m in under 40 seconds! READ MORE

Access Platforms

Access platforms from Manitou includes both electric and diesel powered variants, with load capacities of 350 kilograms and heights of over 27 metres. READ MORE

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  • Manitou brings new Radial Lift Skid Steer Loaders to SA  The new Gehl R Series Radial Lift Skid Steer Loaders is now available in Southern Africa exclusively through Manitou. ... READ MORE
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  • Material handling equipment from Manitou is available throughout South Africa, including: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, North West Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape
  • Manitou also has dealers in Africa, including: Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Save money with Manitou material handling equipment

By improving reliability, operating efficiency and machine capability, Manitou helps to get jobs done faster, without hassles, and with fewer resources. This translates into substantial savings through reduced unplanned downtime, repair costs and labour hours.