Lift South is a premier provider of material handling equipment.

For over 29 years, our family-owned business has dedicated itself to helping customers in South Carolina and North Carolina thrive. By combining the best new and used equipment, including forklifts, with a staff that’s focused on safety, we’re able to provide a level of service that’s above and beyond what our competitors can provide.

We partner with our clients to deliver solutions that solve your most complicated problems. We provide the tools that are necessary for your business to expand, both today and for years to come.

Our goal is to help you stay stress-free. No matter why you come to us, we’ll treat you like family. Our staff is efficient and accurate, taking care of any problems on the first call. We’ll even come to your location for service if you can’t make it to our warehouse.


Lift South was founded in 1989 by Linda and Mike Collins. They remain active in the business and are on-site daily. Their daughter, Stacey Scafidi, serves as Operations Manager. She handles inside salesrentals, and parts.

Our service technicians have over 40 years’ combined experience. They’re OSHA certified and are highly skilled at all types of service and repairs on forklifts and other material handling equipment.

We put an emphasis on continuing education and networking in order to stay at the top of our industry. To accomplish this, we’re active members of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) and the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Lift South strives to know each customer by name. You’ll never feel rushed when you come to us since we take the time to listen to you and understand any problems you’re having. We understand that not every client has the same needs. We analyze each request and tailor our response to fit your company. There’s no cookie cutter service here! Making all your material handling needs stress-free is why Lift South has been so successful for 30 years.