Materials Department

TVH's constant parts analysis keeps our extensive inventory of over 8 million parts growing to assure we have the right part in stock and ready to ship.  Our comprehensive replacement part offering makes TVH the One-Stop-Shop for:

Material Handling

  • Forklifts
  • Handling equipment

Industrial Equipment

  • Aerial work platforms
  • Scrubbers & sweepers
  • Port & container handling
  • Personnel & burden carriers
  • Truck-mounted forklifts
  • Telehandlers & rough terrain forklifts
  • Construction & agricultural equipment

New parts are sourced in order to satisfy customer needs.  Each person in Materials specializes in one commodity group and is responsible for finding the right supplier for the right product, purchasing inventory, and negotiating pricing with our suppliers.  Each week about 1,400 to 1,600 purchase orders are sent to an active supplier base of more than 1,200 suppliers worldwide.  These orders translate to 1,200 to 1,400 lines received daily to our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas.  In turn, 3,000 to 3,500 lines are shipped to our distribution centers each day.

We are committed to customer satisfaction by offering the right product at the right price.

Our success is based on a durable relationship with our suppliers ...  suppliers who guarantee a swift delivery at competitive prices for parts that satisfy the quality standard of TVH and the product requirements.