Donkey Forklifts and Lift Trucks

Lightweight and Fast Truck-Mounted Forklifts

Combine Value and Power with a Donkey Forklift

We are proud to carry Donkey forklifts at Naumann/Hobbs. The Donkey forklift was designed to have the biggest value to you by having a low operating cost while being very reliable at the same time. It is a simply designed forklift with a power shift transmission, torque converter, and is one of few truck-mounted single axle solution®. Donkey brings value to your investment while focusing on ease of operation and operator safety.

Need a Lift?

The Donkey forklift product line can handle a range of weight capacities and tasks. At Naumann/Hobbs, we carry a range of Donkey truck-mounted forklifts, low-profile lifts, and their handler series, designed for handling large containers, available in a range of capacities.

Burro Forklifts

Donkey’s Burro Truck Carried Forklift is your best solution for smaller jobs and a great alternative to a pallet jack. At only 1,800 lbs, the Burro can lift up to 3,000 lbs. 65 inches high. The Burro is lightweight but strong, has a lower initial investment, fits on a one-ton chassis, is easy to operate, and is the only motorized walk-behind forklift made in America.

3K & 4K Series Forklifts

Affordable and lightweight with a lifting capacity of 3,000-4,000 lbs., this is the lightest ride-on unit available from Donkey. They have standard features that include side shift, strobe light, smart backup alarm, and corrosion resistant features. Powered by a tier 4-compliant Kubota diesel engine and a 6 speed GM transmission, this unit is capable of reaching speeds of up to 15 mph for greatly improved delivery time for those really long hauls.

Container Handler Series Forklifts

These Donkey forklifts are specifically designed to move containerized product. They are functional and lightweight with an 8 inch extended wheelbase. The Container Handler Series has standard features that include side shift, strobe light, smart backup alarm, mirror, heavy duty tilt cylinders and rod ends, rear counter weight, corrosion resistant features, and hydraulic stabilizers. This unit is capable of reaching speeds of up to 15 mph.

Low Profile Series Forklifts

With a lifting capacity of 4,000 lbs., these specialized low clearance Donkey units can fit into a standard residential 7 foot garage. The Low Profile Series has standard features that include side shift, strobe light, smart backup alarm, and corrosion resistant features. 

4.5K, 5K, and 5.5K Series Forklifts

These series offer Donkey’s heaviest lifting capacity, lifting 4,500 lbs. To 5,500 lbs. up to 144 inches. Their strong, durable construction and large weight-bearing capacity make these options your heavy industry solution.

Brands and products vary by location.

More Ways to Optimize Your Business

Parts
& Service

We provide customized service programs to keep your fleet of industrial equipment—and business—optimized and running smoothly. With our fast response times and large stock of replacement parts and accessories, your business doesn’t need to stall when equipment needs repair.  

Safety
& Training

At Naumann/Hobbs, we understand how important it is to take care of your employees. Running any company that involves warehouse management and material handling requires well-trained staff and safety protocols to keep everyone safe. We offer a variety of equipment training programs and safety resources to help.

Parts
& Service

We provide customized service programs to keep your fleet of industrial equipment—and business—optimized and running smoothly. With our fast response times and large stock of replacement parts and accessories, your business doesn’t need to stall when equipment needs repair.  

Safety
& Training

At Naumann/Hobbs, we understand how important it is to take care of your employees. Running any company that involves warehouse management and material handling requires well-trained staff and safety protocols to keep everyone safe. We offer a variety of equipment training programs and safety resources to help.

Batteries &
Chargers

Naumann/Hobbs carries batteries and chargers to keep your electric equipment moving. Let our experts match the perfect power solution (lithium-ion, lead acid, or thin plate pure lead), to your specific application.

Material Handling
Solutions

It takes more than the right equipment to get your business operating at maximum efficiency. Explore the turnkey solutions and consulting services that Naumann/Hobbs can provide to take you to the next level.

Batteries &
Chargers

Naumann/Hobbs carries batteries and chargers to keep your electric equipment moving. Let our experts match the perfect power solution (lithium-ion, lead acid, or thin plate pure lead), to your specific application.

Material Handling
Solutions

It takes more than the right equipment to get your business operating at maximum efficiency. Explore the turnkey solutions and consulting services that Naumann/Hobbs can provide to take you to the next level.

Find Your Solution

Whether you are looking to purchase equipment, interested in a fully customized optimization for your business and warehouse, need a consultation, or have a question, Naumann/Hobbs is here to help.