Truck Mounted Lumber Forklift & Cranes


Lumber Equipment - Cranes & Forklifts

 In the lumber industry, product is always on the move, making it important to have equipment that can keep up with the demand. Lumber cranes and forklifts are two of the most important pieces of equipment in lumber business. When you use equipment from HIAB, your driver can make more lumber deliveries, in less time, with more satisfied customers.

Lumber Crane

Operators throughout North America have acclaimed HIAB K-HiPro 285-3, 425K-4, and 505K-2-4 as the best lumber cranes on the market for the delivery of lumber and building materials. These cranes have been designed and built from the ground up to provide low crane weight, high lifting capacities, and the best load handling characteristics in their class.

The HIAB K-HiPro 285-3, the next generation version of the four story crane, offers a vertical reach of 64’ 3” and a lifting capacity of 188,050 ft-lbs. For access to the 6th story, the HIAB K-HiPro 425-4 offers a 74’ 4” vertical reach with a 245,900 ft-lb capacity. The HIAB K-HiPro 505-2-4 offers a full nine stories - 94’ 4” of vertical reach and a lift capacity of 296,600 lb-ft.

Truck Mounted Lumber Forklift

As the market leader in truck mounted forklifts for over 40 years, Hiab continually invests in industry research and product development with a philosophy of “machines for applications.” The MOFFETT is a powerful, all-wheel drive, truck mounted forklift specifically designed for delivering lumber and building materials to construction sites and restricted residential areas. Transported on the rear of straight trucks, dump beds, or trailers using the MOFFETT Smooth Ride mounting kit, it can be mounted or dismounted in less than a minute. At the delivery location, the driver has the ability to quickly unload the vehicle, travel over rough terrain or across developed landscape, and place the product where needed. With its 5,500 lb capacity, the MOFFETT M8 55.3 and M8 55.4 are the perfect solutions for all of your lumber and building material delivery needs. When it comes to ensuring a smooth and efficient flow of materials between you and your customers, the MOFFETT lumber forklift lets your driver make more deliveries, in less time, with more satisfied customers.

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HiConnect Remote Connectivity

HIAB HiConnect™ is a web-based dashboard that displays insights on equipment usage, location, time in operation, idle time, and productivity level. By enabling new insights, it helps you to further increase efficiency, productivity, and safety. HiConnect is the latest technology in terms of connectivity capabilities. Being able to remotely access data is key to maximizing your business with facts instead of assumptions. HiConnect maintains constant contact with all units, giving fleet managers the ability to stop unsafe behavior and usage before an incident happens. With the ability to view service history and plan upcoming services, your fleet has minimum downtime and increases daily efficiencies.

Truck Mounted Forklift Features


Remote Ground Mount

Remote Ground Mount (RGM) allows the operator to completely mount or dismount the MOFFETT without the need to climb onto or off of an elevated forklift. With up to a 25' range, the wireless remote control allows the operator to stand away from the machine and traffic during the mounting and dismounting process. This means staying out of the line of traffic or other jobsite hazards while giving optimal visibility during the mounting/dismounting process.


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Lumber Forklift & Crane Attachments

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Lumber Challenges



Hiab’s industry leading technology provides world class, industry leading safety features that keep operators safe and in control, minimizing risk to individuals or the environment. With the smart technology solutions of Hiab’s knuckle boom cranes, human driven errors and unsafe operations are reduced.


Industry Leading Warranties

Saying you are confident in your product is one thing, warranting it is another. All Hiab equipment comes with a 2-year warranty on the entire product. Further warranty on the structural parts is extended to 5-years on Cranes and 3-years on Loaders. Meaning, Hiab covers repair or replacement of components for 2-years on all components and up to 5-years on main structural components. There's no better or more comprehensive warranty in our Industry! Certain normal exceptions, such as replacement of consumables, apply.

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