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About liftgates


Truck Liftgate

Liftgates Make Lifting Easy

Liftgates/Lift Gates

When you choose a liftgate, (sometimes referred to as lift gate), you are guaranteed smooth, seamless lifting performance with cutting-edge technology. Our trailer liftgates have world class safety, keeping the operator safe and minimizing potential harm in the operating space. Your investment is protected with tailored service kits and after sales support that goes the extra mile.

Lift Gates for Trucks Built to Lift your Business

Making deliveries and logistics easy is a tough task. Reliable, efficient and safe operations are essential for both customers and their bottom line. Wherever your business is located in the world, our liftgates will support your day-to-day business. With a liftgate, logistics and distributions in all settings are handled with ease and precision, so your workforce can focus on their customers. Total cost of ownership, including after sales support and servicing is proven value for money.

Trailer Liftgate

Focus on Flexibility

From a small van liftgate to a box truck liftgate, the full range of HIAB liftgates will meet any business need. Flexible installation options and after sales support are on hand to meet your business needs so your HIAB liftgates can manage different situations and goods day-in, day-out.

Truck Liftgate

Liftgates make Lifting Easy

Whatever the space or terrain you are working in, navigate with ease using a liftgate from HIAB. Our industry leading designs and technology combine with safety features to make each job hassle-free and efficient.


Liftgates Pushup Profitiablity

Minimized downtime and increased delivery speed contribute to a positive bottom line and continued business growth. Service kits and support add value, maintaining the exceptional quality and resale value.

What is a Lift Gate?

A lift gate is a device that allows you to raise or lower the height of your vehicle. The lift gate is a foldable metal platform usually located at the rear of the car. In countries outside of the U.S, liftgates may be referred to as "tailgate".

Optimize your business

Liftgate accessories bring technology and safety features that help to increase uptime, deliver precision accuracy, and minimize risk for the operator and the environment.

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Our global reach means that wherever you are in the world, premium HIAB liftgates and exceptional sales and after sales service are only a click away


A HIAB is not just a piece of machinery, it is a crucial business partner - an investment in your future, with the latest technology onboard, to control your fleet, optimize workload and uptime. Always with safety as a priority. All covered by HIAB’s exceptional global service network.

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Cantilever lifts

Cantilever Liftgate

Make light work of heavier loads with a cantilever liftgate for trucks and panel vans ranging from 3.5 tonnes to 12 tonnes and beyond. Easy to deploy and use means quicker drops and improved productivity.

column lift

Column Liftgate

A column lift gate is smooth and reliable and matches perfectly with small vehicles, vehicles with limited ground clearance or a drop side.The column lift gate range can handle loads up to 1,500kgs for day to day versatility.

slider lifts

Slider Liftgates

When maximum ground clearance is a priority, slider lifts offer strength and reliability while still being able to lift the heaviest loads. Choose from single or double folding platforms which give total functionality even when space is tight.

tuck under lift gate

Tuck Under Liftgate

Lightweight yet super strong, a tuck under liftgate gives perfect access when the lift is not in use. Choose from a range of single and dual cylinder tuck under liftgates options to meet all your lifting needs.

Special lifts

Liftgates have unbeatable flexibility and we have a range of bin lifts and tipper lifts that can be adapted to your application.


Why would you need a liftgate? 

A liftgate is used when there is either no equipment available to load/unload cargo or when using that equipment would be impractical. If the loading dock is a platform, then a liftgate can serve as a bridge for the loading of goods. 

What is the difference between tailgate and liftgate?

The difference between a liftgate and a tailgate is that a liftgate is a mechanical device that raises and lowers during loading and unloading of heavy cargo. A tailgate is a hinging board or hatch at the back of a vehicle that can lower for loading and unloading.

What is a power liftgate?

A power liftgate is a motorized hatch that is opened and closed electronically. This system can be activated by pressing a button on the inside of the car, key fob, or the hatch. Some iterations may need the vehicle to be unlocked using the key fob before you are able to activate the hatch.

What is a liftgate truck?

A liftgate truck is a vehicle used for lifting heavy cargo. Using a liftgate, the cargo can be lowered from the truck's bed to the ground or from the ground to the trucks tailgate.

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