At Manitou, we offer a wide range of forklift equipment solutions to suit your requirements. From the electric forklift, rough terrain forklift, forklift trucks - electric , forklift trucks - diesel and truck mounted forklifts, you can rely on our range of 30 forklifts to increase productivity, cut down costs and minimise down time.

Whether you're in the mining, agriculture, warehousing or construction industry, we have a forklift to suit your material handling needs! Manitou also offers a wide range of attachments that enhance forklift handling. We have over 38 standard attachments to suit your requirements!

Manitou can optimise your productivity in real-time!

  • Load capacities range between 2 500 to 7 000 kilograms
  • Compact designs of the electric forklift ensure easy manoeuvrability in and around confined spaces
  • Rough terrain forklifts can easily move over semi-rough terrain and have load capacities of up to 7 000 kilograms
  • Forklift trucks are ultra-compact with a load capacity of up to 3 500 kilograms

Our rough terrain and conventional forklifts master any application

Rough terrain and conventional forklifts are available in electric and diesel/LPG variations and are suitable for any lifting application. Our compact designs also enable the machines to operate in confined spaces.

Enquire about Manitou’s extensive range of 30 forklift solutions, today!


Electric Forklifts

Manitou's electric forklifts are able to lift up to 3 000 kilograms. With both 3 and 4-wheel drive options, Manitou has perfected its range of six electric forklifts for the past 60 years, ensuring optimal productivity in your application.READ MORE

Forklift Trucks - Electric

The new Manitou MI range of internal combustion industrial forklifts achieves high performance in any application. and was designed and tested by our global R&D teams to achieve optimised efficiency, high levels of safety and operator comfort. Our electric forklift trucks reliably lifts from 1 800 to 3 500 kg. READ MORE

Forklift Trucks - Diesel

Manitou's diesel forklift trucks feature exclusive design features, such as large diameter wheels in front, that allow them to excel over any type of ground, both indoor and outdoor. Enhanced productivity with top-quality Yanmar diesel and Nissan GPL models, lifting between 1 800 kg to over 5 000 kg. READ MORE

Rough Terrain Forklifts

As the inventor of the world’s first all-terrain forklift in 1958, Manitou’s rough terrain forklifts have reliability and innovation in their DNA. Equipped with robust tyres and a high ground clearance, this range of rough terrain forklifts are ideal for handling weights of up to 2 000 kilograms. READ MORE

Truck Mounted Forklifts

As one of the world’s 15 top-selling forklift brands, Manitou offers highly mobile and productive truck mounted forklift solutions to the local material handling market. This range of truck mounted forklifts (including truck-mounted masted forklifts) are able to lift up to 2 700 kg over 3 metres across all terrains. READ MORE

Save money & save time with Manitou!

Our service and full maintenance contracts provide our customers fixed costs, maximum uptime and lifetime guarantees. This helps ensure that equipment continues to comply with safety regulations and that it is maintained and serviced to OEM standards.

National forklift service

Every Manitou forklift is supported with a nation-wide service and support network. With expert forklift technicians on stand-by 24/7, 365 days a year – along with 95% forklift parts availability – Manitou helps ensure peak operation and maximum productivity.

Main forklift service centres are located in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Manitou also fully supports customers in KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Vaal Triangle, Free State and North West Province, as well as the rest of South Africa. Service is also available in Africa.

Our extended warranty offering is available in:

  • Additional 12 months or 1000 hours
  • Additional 12 months or 2000 hours
  • Additional 24 months or 3000 hours
  • Additional 24 months or 4000 hours