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Bay Area Forklift Co.

(415) 647-6990View Additional Phone Numbers4040 3rd St, San FranciscoCA 94124-2129

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This company offers the equipment rentals, forklifts up to 45,000 capacity, material handling up to 55 Ft and 20,000 capacity, scissor lifts up to 32 Ft, electric and manual pallet jack, electric carts and equipment attachments.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 08/01/2001

BBB has determined that Bay Area Forklift Co. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised Bay Area Forklift Co.'s rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • No complaints filed with BBB.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Problems with Product / Service0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Industry Comparison| Chart

Rental Service Stores & Yards, Trucks - Forklifts

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 07/30/2001Business started: 07/01/2001
Type of Entity

General Partnership

Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Denise Kircher (Co-Owner)Mr. John Walsh (Co-Owner)
Number of Employees


Business Category

Rental Service Stores & Yards, Trucks - Forklifts

Alternate Business Names
Globe Wallys Forklift Co., Globe-Bay Area Forklift Service

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for Bay Area Forklift Co.

4040 3rd St

San Francisco, CA 94124-2129

To | From


1 Locations

  • 4040 3rd St 

    San Francisco, CA 94124-2129

Industry Comparison ChartX

The information in the table below represents an industry comparison of businesses which are of the same relative size. This is based on BBB's database of businesses located in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California. Businesses may engage in more than one type of business. The percent of time the business engages in a type of business is not accounted for. There is no known industry standard for the number of complaints a business can expect. The volume of business and number of transactions may have a bearing on the number of complaints received by BBB.

*Bay Area Forklift Co. is in this range.


Types of Complaints Handled by BBB

BBB handles the following types of complaints between businesses and their customers so long as they are not, or have not been, litigated:

  • Advertising or Sales
  • Billing or Collection
  • Problems with Products or Services
  • Delivery
  • Guarantee or Warranty

We do not handle workplace disputes, discrimination claims or claims about the quality of health or legal services.


Additional Phone Numbers

  • (510) 839-3115
  • (800) 499-3675
  • (650) 872-2203
  • (408) 294-4098

BBB Complaint Process

Your complaint will be forwarded to the company within two business days. The company will be asked to respond within 14 days, and if a response is not received, a second request will be made. You will be notified of the company's response when we receive it (or notified that we received no response). Complaints are usually closed within 30 business days.


Industry Tips for Rental Service Stores & Yards


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