Frequently Asked Questions


What kinds of forklifts do you offer?

We offer a comprehensive range of equipment including over 80 IC and battery electric models. We also stock a full range of parts for new and used forklifts, container handlers and more, and warehouse products should you require.

To see our full range of equipment, see our New Forklifts, Used Forklifts and Forklifts Rental/hire pages or contact us for more information.

Where do you offer forklift rental?

MLA has branch and dealer networks across Australia, but with a head office in Sydney, NSW. The company specialises in forklift rental in Sydney, Newcastle & Hunter Region, NSW Central Coast, ACT, Melbourne & thoughout regional Victoria, Brisbane & Gold Coast, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide and Hobart . We have offices and authorised dealers throughout Australia.

Choose from a number of Mitsubishi, Nichiyu and MLA Vulcan new and used forklifts in the range. Visit our forklift rental page for a full list of vehicles available for lease.

How do you guarantee a quality product?

At MLA, we have established a Quality and Safety Management System that complies with the requirements of the International and Australian Standard AS/NZSISO9001-2015. It is this policy that ensures we deliver quality forklifts to our customers throughout Australia.

What is the rate for forklift hire?

We are focused on achieving an individual solution for your material handling needs. Because of this, the hire cost will differ for each business. This depends on the length of the agreement, the type of forklift and your location. We offer petrol, diesel and gas forklifts, electric forklifts and battery forklifts to meet the needs of any business. Speak with our staff members to see the best solution for your business. Contact us now.

What forklift parts do you carry?

We have in excess of 93% off the shelf genuine parts for Mitsubishi, Nichiyu and MLA Vulcan range. Our forklift spare parts include:

  • Filters
  • Sparkplugs
  • Starter motors
  • Transmitters
  • Serviceable items and more!

Do you lease new or used forklifts?

We stock new and used equipment, and both are available for purchase. We lease new and used models and sell both new and pre-owned forklifts to ensure you get the best return on investment. All second-hand equipment including container handlers have been maintained by our service department and come with a quality assurance.

How long have you been in business?

MLA was first established in 1980, and continues to deliver the same quality service today. With more than 40 years of experience in the industry, we can provide advice on the most suitable forklift for your material handling requirements.

Do you offer fleet management?

So you can take control of your forklift fleet MLA offers FleetControl which uses intuitive technology to link your business with your material handling equipment, optimising the performance of operators and forklift fleets. This is the most advanced and functional forklift fleet and compliance while increasing productivity and reducing costs associated with managing any size forklift fleet.

Reducing costs and increasing productivity are critcal factors in sucessful fleet management. FleetControl allows management to capture real time data straight to a PC, tablet or smart phone, capturing vital information to optimise the performance of your forklift fleet.

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