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Alto Handling in Portsmouth

Forklift rentals in Portsmouth landscape with new technologies and competing power sources… but Alto Handling has the experience and equipment to help you find the perfect solution to your situation.

Since 2002, we’ve been working with businesses like yours throughout Portsmouth, delivering the award -winning range of Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks and the expert knowledge to support them.

From our modern Portsmouth premises our experienced team delivers a full range of products and services including new and refurbished trucks as well as long and short-term rental. Out in the field our fleet of service vans carry the equivalent of a complete forklift in replacement parts to keep your business running smoothly.

So, whatever your material handling requirements, you’re guaranteed award-winning products and five-star service. Why not talk to one of our experts right now?

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General Enquiry

If you’d like to know more about new or used forklifts in Portsmouth or any of our services such as finance, rental, preventative maintenance and workshop repairs then all you need to do is get in touch. Email or call us for friendly, expert answers.

Award-winning new equipment

As the authorised dealership for Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks we offer the latest in new-truck technology from the world’s most energy-efficient and reliable counterbalance trucks to high-productivity warehouse equipment.

 Talk to us about your application and we’ll take you through your options. 

Forklift Rental

We offer highly competitive rates for long term rental and contract hire across the Mitsubishi materials handling range.

 To help you manage peaks in demand or exceptional loads, we maintain a comprehensive fleet of fully-serviced and LOLER-inspected forklifts for immediate short term rental.

 That’s how we have become one of the most successful material handling companies in the Portsmouth area. 

Why choose us

Advantages of working with Alto Handling

We are specialists in Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, winners of a host of international awards for innovation, safety, ergonomics and environmental improvement.

We are also award winners in our own right, so if you are a business in the Portsmouth area Alto Handling can offer you exceptional and real-world benefits.

High Performance and legendary reliability

Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has earned an international reputation for power, precision and utter reliability in some of the world’s most demanding applications.

As an Alto customer you benefit from the technical excellence and manufacturing might of one of the top 3 international forklift manufactures 

Expert knowledge

We are the south coast’s main Mitsubishi Forklift Truck dealers with more than ten years’ experience is servicing and supporting customers of every size and in every sector. Just like the products we sell and rent, Alto support will never let you down.

Specialist suppliers

The Alto Handling team has the distinction of twice winning the prestigious Mitsubishi Gold Award for Dealer Excellence: a measure of our performances in going the extra mile for our customers.

What’s more, as members of UKMHA (formerly the Fork Lift Truck Association), you can rest assured you are getting the very best.

Why choose us

Getting expert help is quick and easy


Whether you are looking for new or used equipment, preventative maintenance or just want to look at ways to improve your productivity, you’ll find we offer friendly, expert help and very competitive rates. 


Simply get in touch and we’ll get back to you right away. There’s no obligation and definitely no pressure.


Call, email or fill in the enquiry form right now and we’ll arrange a visit to discuss your application and your requirements.


Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find some helpful answers to frequently asked questions.

Why use Alto Handling?

Alto Handling has been the south coast’s main Mitsubishi Forklift Truck dealer for over a decade and has twice won the Mitsubishi Gold Award for Dealer Excellence. We have a vast amount of knowledge in the materials handling field and promise to always treat you with professionalism and integrity. 

Why Mitsubishi?

Around the world, people who depend on their materials handling equipment depend on Mitsubishi. Backed by the huge resources and cutting-edge technology of one of the world’s largest corporations, Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has gained an almost legendary reputation for the reliability of its products.

Built to the highest specification, each model is engineered to keep you working day after day, year after year… whatever the job, whatever the conditions.

Area we cover

Alto Handling is based in Portsmouth, and supplies businesses with the with the material handling equipment and support services within Portsmouth and the surrounding the area. 

What are the next steps?

If you’re interested in hiring or purchasing a forklift truck from Alto Handling, then simply get in touch. You can either fill out our contact form, email us, or call us, and we’ll be happy to discuss your requirements, and your options. 

I’m not sure what I need. Can you help?

Of course. We are experts in materials handling and are able to provide you with exactly the right equipment or service for your application and your budget. Simply get in touch and we’ll conduct a free, expert survey to identify what’s right for you. 

What rental options are available?

We can design a package to suit your specific needs. We are extremely flexible and can supply trucks from a week to ten years!

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