LiftOne Solutions for the Building Materials Industry

The construction industry in the U.S. spends more than a trillion dollars a year in building materials. The job of producing, storing and transporting these materials has become easier because material handling technology has reached a new level of efficiency and maneuverability. Yet, it's more complex because of the challenge to find and retain skilled labor, protect these laborers with sound safety measures and balance profit margins with sustainability practices. By working with the right material handling partner that understands these unique obstacles, your most daunting challenges can become your biggest opportunities.


Companies producing and distributing building materials need solutions to maximize efficiency. They face the challenges of having significant turnover in skilled labor and keeping these employees safe, while balancing profit margins with minimized downtime. Additionally, the must maintain sustainable practices to preserve the planet and avoid fines for violating emissions regulations.

Labor Turnover

Construction has one of the highest rates of employee turnover of any industry. With the demanding nature of work, skilled laborers are often searching for the next highest-paying job.


  • Utilize high-performing equipment from Hyster and Yale offering technologically advanced features and ergonomic designs to reduce musculoskeletal problems
  • Hold LiftOne training courses designed around your facility’s specific equipment while meeting all OSHA standards
  • Use telemetry to encourage positive behavior and simplify checklists for newer, less experienced operators

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Sustainability Practices

Equipment Tailored for the Building Material Industry

LiftOne brings you the highest-quality equipment from industry leaders like Hyster and Yale. Our selection focuses on highlighting safety and maximizing user efficiency for operators of all kinds, and we offer everything from lithium powered to high capacity forklifts to fit your operation’s needs.


Four-Wheel Electric Trucks

Let your operators be more productive than ever, whether in containers or loading docks, safely navigate your tightest spaces while delivering a highly energy-efficient solution.

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Powered by Lithium-Ion

With a power source delivering a useful life up to 3 hours longer - this integrated solutions gives high efficiency, charging flexibility, zero maintenance and smart sustainability.

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Yale Robotic Counterbalanced Stacker

Robotic lift trucks

Solve labor challenges, while reduce operating costs up to 70% by automating repetitive tasks, increasing efficiency and precision.

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hyder high capacity forlift

Four-Wheel ICE Pneumatic Trucks

Designed for outdoors to improve efficiency and throughput by loading, unloading and transport loads faster and with less downtime.

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Combilift C-Series

The multi-directional forklift designed for the safe, space saving and productive handling of long and bulky loads. Suitable for handling: Guided Aisles, Long Loads, Narrow Aisles and Palletized Goods.

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Four-Wheel ICE Cushion Trucks

Designed for indoor use, ideal for transporting pallets to and from loading docks to storage, with enhanced productivity.

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The diminutive stature combined with the forklift’s maneuverability makes the Combi-CB the perfect all-round forklift having the ability to transport a very diverse range of goods, from palletised loads to long length materials such as timber or steel beams.

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Hyster Tracker


Help drive fleet efficiency, improve operator performance and safety, while lowering overall materials handling costs.

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Combilift SC

Your unique business applications demand specialized equipment that performs to the highest standards—shift after shift, load after load. LiftOne is proud to offer Combilift multi-directional forklifts and sideloaders to optimize your efficiency like never been. 

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Your One-Stop All Material Handling Equipment Needs

LiftOne is your headquarters for new, used and rental forklifts ranging from high-capacity, very narrow-aisle, ice and electric trucks and other models ideal for the construction environment. As your all-inclusive solution provider throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama we can provide the service, parts and training your teams need to help maximize your operations uptime.

Benefit From Our Additional Services

LiftOne is more than a full-service materials handling dealership. We want to partner with you through a variety of services to boost your fleet and overall operational efficiency: 


Telemetry provides comprehensive, real-time data on the daily operations of your fleet so you can pinpoint areas of inefficiency or misuse.

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LiftOne Now

Use our digital interface to request service, parts and equipment, get real-time updates on repairs and view and manage fleet asset details.

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Equipment Rentals

Flexible material handling equipment rentals from a diverse fleet, including everything from traditional and specialized forklifts.

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Motive Power

Optimize your power at the source — Improve efficiency, reduce emissions, free up valuable work space all while maximizing profit margins.

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