About Us


National Lift, LLC is a family owned and operated company that was established in 2000, in the metropolis of Memphis, Tennessee. It’s part of the National Family of companies that the DuBose family owns with other locations in Chicago and Arkansas. 18 years ago in Memphis, we carried on a legacy of the prior company that existed, Nissan Liftrucks of Memphis, Inc. as an integral part of the industrial market place in the Memphis marketplace supplying machinery & equipment to clients throughout the Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, and the entire southland. In 2007 we opened our 2nd location in Jackson, TN to better serve their marketplace. In 2017, National Lift expanded into the New York marketplace, specifically with facilities in NYC/Long Island area. Starting in 2018, National Lift will add another facility in Upstate New York in Middletown, NY.


National Lift, LLC, previously known as Nissan Liftrucks of Memphis, LLC, has been in the Memphis marketplace for over 40 years originally starting as a finishing assembly plant for Nissan Forklift (then Datsun Forklift.) After moving their production from overseas to America (in the Chicagoland area,) the local company was converted into a proper industrial forklift dealer for the market supplying sales, service, parts, rentals, and training.


When the DuBose family purchased the dealership 18 years ago, they sought to do something rarely done in our industry. They instilled a long tried and DuBose family proven mentality of a rental company, while being a proactive dealer of equipment in the Memphis market. Today, National Lift has successfully created a niche market by being able to provide world-renowned new Nissan/UniCarriers & Hyundai forklifts, Aerial equipment, AND rental machines of all types – including being one of only a few dealers that can supply machinery up to 100,000 lbs. capacity. This has led us to be a leader in the rental industry. Additionally, our hauling equipment allows us to rent & move equipment of irregular dimensions and weights. From the smallest scissor lift to the largest aerial boom or large forklift, we can get the machine you need, when you want it.


Other equipment include JLG and Genie Aerial Equipment, Versa-Lift and Hoist FR large capacity forklifts, and telehandlers from Skytrak & Genie. Another aspect of our nationwide outreach is our Wholesale Sales division, which is widely active across North America and has succeeded because of its abilities to provide excellent equipment that we stand behind.


Today, three generations of the DuBose family are involved in the business and look forward to continue building upon the legacy the William Perry Sr. started way back in 1956 in Chicago.


Thank you for reading our company’s success and history, as well as our family roots. Our clients and employees are the most important part of our business.

Let us earn your business by giving you Service Through Excellence, Family Style.

Sincerely, The Entire DuBose Family
…and all of the employees at National Lift, LLC & National Lift of Arkansas, Inc.