One complete material handling solution.

With 12 locations, 24/7 service, end-to-end warehouse and fleet management solutions, and the brands you trust, we provide you One Material Handling Solution so you can focus on running your business.

We are a family business. We take care of our family.

We understand how frustrating it is when your lift trucks go down, which is why our family business philosophy extends to our customers. We've spent 70 years serving our customers.

All the rentals you need.

Big or small, we got you. Our rental fleet is one of the largest in the U.S. and our trucks run between branches every day to make sure you get the rental you need when you need it.

Charging the future.

Meet sustainability targets, streamline your operations with opportunity charging, and reduce your overall cost of ownership with lithium-ion batteries.

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)

Our solutions, including everything from semi-automated dual-mode narrow aisle forklifts and turret trucks with Auto Positioning Systems to fully integrated automated systems, lead to greater productivity, pick accuracy, and flexibility.

” Great company to work with!! Very knowledgeable people and go out of their way to help out. Would recommend this company for all your forklift and material handling needs. “

Dennis Swann

” George and his team did a great job repairing our aging lift. They picked it up and completed repairs quickly and efficiently at a reasonable rate. We will definitely use them again to repair our replace when the time comes. “

Chris Dial

” The Bailey Company has been great to deal with. I ordered an electric pallet jack for my warehouse and they got it to me quickly and made everything very easy. They are also quick to respond to any questions I have had.

Cody Payne

The Most Reliable Brands

We provide the most reliable forklift brands - Cat, Crown, Mitsubishi, Jungheinrich, & Hoist - so you can stay focused on running your business.

24/7 Support

Our 200, highly trained technicians are on-call 24/7 so that your lift trucks get the service they need when you need it.

One Total Solution

Get one complete material handling solution - from equipment to service to parts to analytics - all from one source. Get The Bailey Company Solution.

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We'll handle the forklifts so you can focus on running your business

When it comes to material handling, we know you want to be efficient and forward thinking. You want your forklifts running and your business growing with as little work and waste as possible. At The Bailey Company, we understand how frustrating it is when your lift trucks work against you rather than for you. We believe you deserve a total material handling solution that allows you to focus on the most important job at hand: running your business. Get The Bailey Company Solution: The forklift brands you trust, 24/7 expert service, and 12 locations so that you can get the lift trucks parts and rentals you need when you need them.

Since our founding in 1949, we have been a family-owned and operated business dedicated to selling, leasing, renting, servicing, and providing parts for forklift trucks and training for forklift operators in Tennessee, Georgia, and Kentucky. We offer forklifts and material handling equipment from Caterpillar, Crown, and Mitsubishi, as well as the full line of Camso, Maine Industrial Tires, Monarch Tires, and others. We believe in our products and our dedication to providing the best possible service for customers has paid off in multiple Dealer of the Year awards from Caterpillar & Mitsubishi, including in 2016.

Committed to Sustainability

The Bailey Company is strongly committed to environmental sustainability. We invest in efficient technologies and strive for responsible stewardship. We believe sustainability also means treating employees and customers like family and in always choosing to do the right thing.

Solar Powered

The Bailey Company has gone solar at eight of our biggest facilities: Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Tullahoma, Cookeville, Piney Flats, London, and Cleveland – pretty cool, right?

Zero Landfill

We are Tennessee's first TRUE zero waste certified business!

Fleet Management

Managers know collecting, analyzing and communicating information is crucial to an efficient and productive operation. Our fleet management tools, including InfoLink, helps you use your operational data to operate more safely, make better decisions, and optimize your fleet.


The Bailey Company is proud to have one of the largest forklift truck rental fleets in the United States, with all classes of forklift trucks available. Rentals provide you flexibility that allow you to respond to short term needs with agility.

Safety & Training

The Bailey Company takes safety very seriously. OSHA requires all forklift operators and managers receive regular, certified training. Our expert trainers offer train-the-trainer and operator training courses.