We'll handle the forklifts

With 12 locations, 24/7 service, and the brands you trust, we provide you a total material handling solution so you can get back to running your business.

Family-owned since 1949

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.

Now you know. We do tires.

We are all in on filling your material handling tire needs, and our large inventory and mobile tire press trucks ensure your fleet keeps rolling smoothly.

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 seven of our biggest facilities: Nashville, Tullahoma, Cookeville, Piney Flats, Knoxville, Cleveland, and Chattanooga – pretty cool, right?

Zero Landfill

We are strongly committed to operating as sustainably as possible. We are currently in the process of moving toward zero landfill, with the goal of lowering our carbon imprint.

Management Tools

Managers know collecting, analyzing and communicating information is crucial to an efficient and productive operation. InfoLink provides real time information about your fleet and operators.


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.

Safety & Training

The Bailey Company takes safety very seriously. OSHA requires all forklift operators and managers receive regular, certified training.