Ohio Material Handling Company Wins with Big-Picture Approach

Andersen Material Handling has been in business for more than 50 years and in northern Ohio since 1960. “We know distribution in this major industrial hub–not just manufacturing and warehousing,” says Andersen Material Handling Sales Manager, Joe Stein. “We continue to see plenty of opportunity here for diversified, agile, customer-focused material handling companies like ours.”

Stein cites Andersen’s forklift rental services as an example of the company’s ability to meet a variety of business needs in Toledo, Cleveland and elsewhere in northern Ohio. “Our forklift customers rely on us to meet seasonal or cyclical material handling demands, support special projects, and test equipment from various manufacturers before buying, as well as all sorts of emergency needs such as changing to multiple shifts or waiting for delivery of new equipment,” he says.

Joe Stein points out that Andersen has more than 500 high-quality forklifts available for rental at all times–—everything from cushion tire forklifts to electric sit down forklifts narrow aisle reach trucks and orderpickers. And the company backs up all their rentals with meticulous QA inspections and a team of certified technicians available for on-demand, on-site maintenance.

“At the same time,” Stein adds, “we have a saying here at Andersen–‘It’s not just the forklift,” – which is our simple way of reminding ourselves that material handling is a holistic ecosystem that requires constant attention in every area to make sure it’s optimized overall to run as efficiently as possible.”

To empower its Ohio customers with the business advantages of that broad approach, Andersen offers a wide variety of other services, including fleet management, integrated material handling systems, and storage solutions—all designed to make sure the performance of critical investments such as forklift rentals can be continually improved for each business.

“We call that systematic, big-picture, customized approach to material handling ‘Power to Move,’” says Joe Stein, “and it’s proven to be a huge part of our success here in northern Ohio.