Demand for forklifts, other industrial trucks and associated services exists in every state throughout the U.S.
While data on units produced, sold and imported is readily available, an analysis of the economic contribution that industrial truck manufacturing makes to the U.S. economy and individual states has not previously been undertaken. To address this, the Industrial Truck Association commissioned Oxford Economics to conduct research, analysis and impact modeling to clearly quantify the economic contribution of industrial truck manufacturing and its support services in the U.S.
This 2017 report infographic highlights the importance of the industry to the U.S. economy in terms of jobs, wages, tax revenue and GDP.
The report from the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) and Oxford Economics offers detailed data at national and state levels. Click here to view the full report.