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Equipment Depot Announces Articulated Forklift Distribution Agreement With Narrow Aisle Ltd.

June 13, 2023

HOUSTON, TX — Equipment Depot, America’s largest independently operated material handling and equipment rental source announces a new distribution agreement with the United Kingdom’s leading articulated forklift truck developer and manufacturer, Narrow Aisle Ltd.

Through this agreement, Equipment Depot will have the exclusive right to distribute Narrow Aisle’s ARTIX brand forklifts in Equipment Depot’s coast to coast footprint of more than 50 branches. Jonathan Hesener, Equipment Depot’s Chief Sales Officer, commented, “We are adding the ARTIX brand to our EQSOLUTIONS™ group as part of our commitment to deliver a wide range of products, tailored solutions, and the best service to help our customers optimize their operations.”

Formed in 2020, Equipment Depot’s EQSOLUTIONS specializes in engineering transformative warehouse and automation solutions for manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution facilities.

The Very Narrow Aisles (VNA) lift truck market is one of the fastest-growing segments in North America. VNA lifts can optimize and streamline warehouse operations by eliminating dead aisle space and increasing usable storage space by up to 50% while reducing costs and double handling. The unique design of the ARTIX Forklift delivers safe, space-saving operations allowing for increased storage capacity providing customers with a premium quality, digital controlled, ultra-reliable product.

Hesener added, “The ARTIX Narrow Aisle lift is a natural fit for the already proven suite of engineered products and design services in our EQSOLUTIONS division.” Hesener continues, “Equipment Depot operates in 7 of the top 10 U.S. material handling markets and expanding our product portfolio to offer the best equipment choice helps us respond to our customer-specific needs.”

Narrow Aisle Ltd.’s International Director, John Maguire, stated, “Articulated chassis concepts were developed in 1990, and since then Narrow Aisle Ltd. has provided over 15,000 units in 70 countries, in such brands as, Amazon, DHL and Samsung.”

About Equipment Depot, Inc.

Serving local communities since 1939, Equipment Depot is America’s largest independently operated material handling and rental source. Through its 50+ nationwide locations, Equipment Depot helps its customers improve productivity and maximize uptime with full-service material handling solutions that include new and used forklifts, aerial lifts, service, parts, equipment rentals, leasing, and integrated warehouse and automation solutions. The company’s commitment to delivering the best service is backed by its Performance. Guaranteed.® pledge.

Equipment Depot is a group company of Mitsubishi Logisnext, the North American division of Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas, a leading global provider of innovative logistics, automation, and material handling solutions. For more information on the full range of solutions, visit EQDEPOT.com.

Narrow Aisle Ltd.

Narrow Aisle Ltd. manufactures articulated forklifts and heavy-duty high lift reach trucks designed for small and narrow aisle spaces. Narrow Aisle distributes its products worldwide. For more information, visit artixforklifts.com.

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Contact: Carol.Tesarek@eqdepot.com | eqdepot.com

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