What is a Powered Industrial Truck

What is a Powered Industrial Truck- (PIT)

  • A mobile, power-propelled truck used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier materials (American Society of Mechanical Engineers definition).
  • Vehicles that are used for earth moving and over-the-road hauling are excluded.  PIT’s are commonly known as forklifts, pallet trucks, rider trucks, forktrucks or lift trucks.
  • Can be powered through electric or combustion engines.