Industry Facts

UNITED STATES TOTAL FORK TRUCK SHIPMENTS


YEAR


ELECTRIC RIDER
CLASS I & II


MOTORIZED HAND
CLASS III


INTERNAL COMBUSTION
CLASS IV & V


TOTAL UNITS

1985
26,400
27.30%
 
22,493
23.30%
 
47,844
49.50%
96,737
1986
25,818
26.70%
 
24,589
25.50%
 
46,195
47.80%
96,602
1987
24,928
25.50%
 
24,857
25.40%
 
47,945
49.10%
97,730
1988
29,202
27.80%
 
27,205
25.90%
 
48,535
46.20%
104,942
1989
31,010
26.70%
 
29,838
25.70%
 
55,104
47.50%
115,952
1990
27,877
27.20%
 
26,941
26.30%
 
47,702
46.50%
102,520
1991
24,565
28.40%
 
23,599
27.30%
 
38,406
44.40%
86,570
1992
28,277
27.70%
 
27,700
27.10%
 
46,183
45.20%
102,160
1993
29,210
27.40%
 
28,492
26.70%
 
48,947
45.90%
106,649
1994
36,747
27.00%
 
34,127
25.10%
 
65,027
47.80%
135,901
1995
44,087
28.50%
 
37,746
24.40%
 
72,685
47.00%
154,518
1996
42,263
30.60%
 
35,375
25.60%
 
60,287
43.70%
137,925
1997
42,675
29.20%
 
38,538
26.40%
 
64,946
44.40%
146,159
1998
48,923
28.80%
 
40,428
23.80%
 
80,554
47.40%
169,905
1999
49,843
29.90%
 
41,899
25.10%
 
74,994
45.00%
166,736
2000
56,090
29.30%
 
49,121
25.70%
 
85,993
45.00%
191,204
2001
45,980
31.80%
 
37,210
25.70%
 
61,507
42.50%
144,697
2002
39,235
29.80%
 
36,445
27.70%
 
55,928
42.50%
131,608
2003
40,463
28.80%
 
36,659
26.10%
 
63,365
45.10%
140,487
2004
46,886
28.30%
 
44,308
26.80%
 
74,228
44.90%
165,422
2005
50,604
28.00%
 
46,206
25.60%
 
83,725
46.40%
180,535
2006
53,806
28.30%
 
50,950
26.80%
 
85,038
44.80%
189,794
2007
50,260
28.63%
 
48,315
27.69%
 
76,664
43.67%
175,539
2008
45,361
30.00%
 
43,716
28.92%
 
62,104
41.08%
151,181
Averages
39,188
28.57%
35,711
26.04%
62,246
45.39%
137,145