1. Managing Director
  2. Managing Director
  3. Managing Director
  4. Managing Director
Manhand Materials Handling Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a solution oriented company driven to optimize production in all areas of the materials handling industry.  Manhand is a market leader in materials handling equipment and focus on innovative design and product reliability.  This innovation and reliability enables Manhand to relay lowest total cost of ownership to their customers.  Their international supplier partnerships ensure that Manhand is consistent in improvement and development and therefore a leader in offering the newest products and trends in the market.   

Manhand is the sole South African distributor and represents selected world leading brands in forklifts and material handling equipment.  Their consolidated product offering includes a wide range of manual, semi-automated and automated equipment which caters for the protection, storage and control of materials in the manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, construction and mining industries.   

Manhand has a team equipped with knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure a low cost of ownership and service excellence from first contact and for the duration of their relationships.  Their knowledge includes reducing the number of transfers required per batch, combining multiple units to a single load while maintaining the load integrity and ascertaining the equipment and method needed to handle the load.  Manhand can offer a solution whether you want to transport, lift, lower, fill empty, carry, load or unload normal or specialized goods.     
Manhand’s emphasis is on delivering equipment that is best suited to the task and can be relied on to perform safely, reliably and efficiently at budget-beating prices. These products are backed by a network of branches throughout South Africa’s main centers as well as independent, experienced dealers.  This extensive network provides a local, personal service to their customers, offering advice and support and a range of services, which go far beyond just providing the equipment.

At Manhand service excellence is a must. Their forklift and material handling equipment have been designed to be easy to service and maintain and their priority is to keep customers moving. Clever design elements, plus the fact that regular service items have been placed in easily accessible locations, all help to ensure that their products can be serviced quickly, efficiently and at low cost.
Manhand has a skilled technical team and they are driven by service excellence.  The technical team offers preventative maintenance, safety inspections as well as on-site servicing and repairs.  As an extra benefit to customers the technical team also offers preventative maintenance, full maintenance and service plans.  At the Manhand workshops throughout South Africa they tend to a wide variety of work required by their customers on all brands of forklifts.        

Whether new, pre-owned or leased from their rental fleet, Manhand’s mission is to deliver reliable, no-nonsense performance and maximum availability throughout a machine’s lifecycle.

Keeping customers moving is Manhand’s priority and therefore an extensive stock of parts and spares are kept ensuring than any necessary downtime for service or maintenance is kept to an absolute minimum.  Manhand understands the vital role that part availability has in the uptime and availability of equipment.  It is with this in mind that Manhand has a parts team that is highly skilled, knowledgeable and driven to ensure that the right part is supplied as soon as possible to ensure that downtime is kept to a minimum.

This enables Manhand to provide customer service that is not just the best but legendary.

Manhand’s product and service profile presents a broad range of solutions in a cost-effective manner which ensures customer satisfaction.