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Lift Depot Ltd., has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Leavitt Machinery based in Surrey, British Columbia. The transaction will close March 31st 2019. Lift Depot, who celebrated their 20th year in business in 2018, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year. The acquisition by Leavitt Machinery, one of North America’s largest material handling equipment dealers, will strengthen Lift Depot’s resources to enable strategic growth and expansion within Ontario.

Lift Depot Founder and President Rob Daniel said “Our ever-expanding loyal customer base continues to grow beyond the borders of our existing four full service branch locations in Windsor, London, Stratford and Cambridge ON. Joining forces with one of North America’s largest forklift dealers, Leavitt Machinery will bring added strength and resources to allow for our strategic growth plans for Ontario.”

Leavitt Machinery President, Tom Leavitt said, “Our executive team is excited to have [...]

WINNER Tim Norris #88 Race Car sponsored by Lift Depot Hyundai Forklift

Tim Norris celebrates his 4th Canadian and National Title and has become the winningest driver in Pro Challenge history.

Tim Norris Winningest Driver in Pro Challenge History 2018

On the Rise

London Inc. Magazine, February 2018

With growing regional demand for warehousing and materials handling, a forklift business expands to a larger headquarters. Click to read the full story.



“We are excited to be moved into our new London facility at 2390 Scanlan Street” said Rob Daniel, President and CEO of Lift Depot Ltd. ” “With almost 21,000 sq.ft., more than three acres of land allowing room for future expansion and easy access to Veterans Memorial Parkway, this facility is perfect for our London corporate head office. This will ensure our local customers continue to receive the kind of customer service they have come to expect from Lift Depot.”

New Address:
2390 Scanlan Street
London ON
N5W 6G8
Phone:  519-452-7770
Fax:  519-452-7775

Monday to Friday
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
24/7 Service Available

Subject: Mike Cunningham awarded CLARK “Sales Manager of the Year”

Date: May 10, 2017

Lift Depot is proud to announce that Mike Cunningham has received CLARK’s Sales

Manager of the Year award. Only four of these awards are given out within all of North

America, one per region. The nomination criteria are as follows:

  • Dealer must achieve their truck marketing plan numbers
  • CLARK Regional Managers nominate 3 dealer Sales Mangers in each region
  • Nominations are based on dealer engagement and ease of doing business
  • Submissions then go to Lexington for their final selection

Please join me in congratulating Mike on this achievement.  Mike is

professional, courteous, and a team player. He was instrumental in

launching our new CLARK dealership and in our very 1st year we far

surpassed the sales goals set out mutually by CLARK and Lift Depot.

Mike was also instrumental in rallying our parts managers by tracking

the CLARK parts [...]


London ON Canada

April 9th 2017 – For Immediate Release

London, Ontario – Lift Depot Ltd, The Lift Truck Specialists announced today that it has been awarded the Hyundai Forklift North American Summit Award of Excellence for 2016 forklift sales. This is the sixth consecutive year that Lift Depot received this prestigious Hyundai Forklift Summit Award.

Hyundai Forklift Regional Sales Manager, Tim Haley congratulated Lift Depot London Operations Manager Mike Richardson on Tuesday April 4th 2017 for its ranking as one of the top five Hyundai Forklift dealers in North America for 2016. The presentation took place in Chicago where Hyundai had their awards dinner following the Pro-Mat Material Handling Trade Show in Chicago, Illinois.

Hyundai Forklift currently has more than 100 dealers in North America.

Hyundai Forklifts are designed with a durable frame and built to offer excellent stability and a smooth ride. Hyundai Forklifts are [...]

Lift Depot Awarded New Dealer of the Year by CLARK Material Handling Company

London, ON Canada

February 28, 2017

CLARK Honors Top Dealers with Dealer of Excellence and Special Recognition Awards

CLARK Material Handling Company recently announced the 2017 recipients of its prestigious “Dealer of Excellence” awards. CLARK President and CEO, Dennis Lawrence presented Rob Daniel, President of Lift Depot Ltd., with the 2017 CLARK New Dealer of the Year Award.

Each year, CLARK selects its top dealers who excel in new equipment and aftermarket parts sales, service achievement, general customer satisfaction and overall dealership operations, and awards them with CLARK’s highest honors. The recipients were hosted at a special event held at CLARK’s North American headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky on February 23, 2017.

About CLARK Material Handling Company

CLARK Material Handling Company, an industry leader since its production of the first gasoline-powered material handling truck in 1917, is celebrating 100 years in the material [...]

Lift Depot Ltd expanding to a larger London ON facility       

London, Ontario Canada

January 27th 2017 – For Immediate Release

London, Ontario – Lift Depot Ltd  announced today that they have purchased a larger facility for their London branch.

“We are excited to be expanding to a much larger facility at 2390 Scanlan Street in London Ontario,” said Rob Daniel, President and CEO of Lift Depot Ltd. “Our business and customer base has increased over the last number of years to the point that our current location can no longer meet our day-to-day needs. With almost 21,000 ft2, more than three acres and great exposure to Veterans Memorial Parkway, this facility will be ideal for our London Corporate head office.”

Lift Depot anticipates moving into their new location in August, 2017.

About Lift Depot Ltd.

Headquartered in London Ontario, Lift Depot Ltd rents, sells and leases a wide variety of material handling equipment including forklifts [...]

CLARK’s Centennial Celebration

Celebrating 100 Years of Material Handling Equipment

January 5, 2017

CLARK`s Centennial: Celebrating 100 Years of Material Handling Equipment

Lexington, KY (January 5, 2016) – In 2017, CLARK Material Handling Company will observe 100 years of innovation and industry leadership in the design and manufacture of internal combustion and electric forklifts.

As CLARK celebrates this rich heritage throughout the year, numerous initiatives are underway to ensure the company’s continued growth in 2017. CLARK is currently implementing deliberate changes to its North American business to support continued overall business growth. Production of the company’s popular TMX, ECX, PWX and HWX electric models have been re-shored to Lexington, Kentucky, joining NPX and ESX. The company has ramped up its hiring and recruiting efforts, particularly in the areas of manufacturing, engineering and dealer support to increase sales and advance product development.

One of the highlights for the company will be its participation at ProMat on April 3-6 (booth #S2433) in Chicago. During the show, CLARK [...]

Lift Depot Supports “Raising Hope” Campaign

Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

London, Ontario Canada

October 13 2016 – For Immediate Release

London, Ontario – Lift Depot Ltd  recently took delivery of a new CLARK TMX25 Pink forklift in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. CLARK Material Handling Company supports the “Raising Hope” campaign and has been instrumental in raising funds to support breast cancer awareness. With Lift Depot’s purchase of this new CLARK TMX25 electric three-wheel forklift, $500.00 was directed to the “Raising Hope” campaign and matched by CLARK Equipment.

Rob Daniel, President and CEO of Lift Depot Ltd said, “We all know people that have been impacted by this deadly disease and we are happy to work with CLARK to support breast cancer awareness with the “Raising Hope” campaign.

About Lift Depot Ltd., headquartered in London Ontario with branches also in Windsor, Stratford and Cambridge ON, rents, sells, leases and provides parts, service & operator training for a wide variety of material handling equipment including forklifts (electric, [...]

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