Material Handling Solutions

Welcome to Yale Carolinas

Yale Carolinas is a leading provider of material handling products and services. We carry a full line of industrial equipment and allied products with focus on new and used sales, leasing, rental forklifts, parts, material handling, equipment service & fleet management.   


Founded in 1988, Yale Carolinas, Inc. (YCI) is a privately owned full line industrial equipment and allied products distributor. Based in Charlotte, NC, we have ten branches throughout the Southeast serving North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. YCI offers new forklifts, new lift trucksused lift truckused forklift truck sales, leasing, parts, service, rental, and fleet management.


Our main product lines are:       

Yale - forklifts & lift trucks             

Haulotte - aerial platform lifts         

Bendi / Drexel - lift trucks        

Combilift - long load handling lift trucks         

Cushman/EZ-GO - personnel carriers         

Unarco - racking         

Enersys, Exide, Hawker - batteries and chargers         

Access Control Minit-Charger - fast chargers 

Speedshield Fleet Online - lift truck telemetry  

YCI SmartFleet- web based fleet management                 


We specialize in unique material handling solutions at our ten locations serving NC, SC, VA, TN, GA, and AL to help customers increase their productivity, lower their carbon footprint, and reduce their overall material handling costs. Please contact us via email at info@yalecarolinas.com or, by calling 800-844-1454.

Yale Carolinas offers many Green Initiatives...

YCI provides a number of unique products that help customers reduce their carbon footprint - such as lift truck telemetry, industrial lighting systems, methanol fuel cells, and much more. Go Green!

Material Handling Solutions