Forklift Service, Spares & Repairs

South Queensland Materials Handling has industry-leading standards in forklift servicing and forklift repairs in Queensland and Toowoomba, with highly accredited forklift technicians working to keep your business running.


With more than 60 years of experience in the forklift industry on all makes and models; you can be confident that SQMH is an expert for your forklift repairs.


SQMH have fully equipped service vans and a dedicated repairs teams, guaranteeing you, excellent response times and efficient service.


Our team understands the concept of ‘business partnership’ resulting in our exceptional customer retention rate and long-standing customer relationships.


  • Callout available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year!

  • Fully accredited and experienced forklift repairs technicians.

  • More than 25 years of experience working with all makes and models!

  • Forklift repairs and service for new forklifts & used forklifts

  • Preventative maintenance

  • Tailored scheduled maintenance programs

  • Total fleet management


The importance of servicing your forklift regularly;


When it comes to heavy vehicles and machinery, it is essential to ensure they are serviced and maintained regularly and forklifts are defiantly no exception to this. Whether it be every 6 or 12 months, keeping your servicing up to date can save you both money and time and reduce the risk of breakdowns and injuries. 

HSE statistics show that between 2001 and 2006, there were 21,190 reported injuries as a result of forklift accidents. With 94 of these being fatal and 5,758 major, and has subsequently drawn up an Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to standardise forklift safety use.

Our team here at SQMH strive to go above and beyond to ensure that regular servicing on both hire fleet forklifts and customer forklifts. To put your mind at ease, knowing that your forklift is safe and ready to use.

Lack of preventative maintenance is a significant cause of breakdowns and failures as well as the lack of operator training. Below are just a few examples of the several significant factors as to why regular servicing is crucial as it:


  • Minimises breakdowns and or failures;

  • Maintains the quality and wear and tear of the machine;

  • Ensures that everything is running correctly, the machine is greased in all the right places

  • All brakes, lift chains, and hydraulic hoses are adjusted and in a perfect working condition; and

  • To maintain the warranty that comes with the forklift when purchased.

What does SQMH have to offer? First of all, we can guarantee that we have the best technicians in the industry!

We provided excellent service and quality when it comes to carrying out repairs and maintenance to your forklifts; all our technicians must be and are fully qualified. 

All SQMH Technicians are given training through Yale® as well as in-house training regularly. Keeping their skills up to date, ensuring that they have the knowledge required for the changes in mechanics and technology.