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Press Release

For Immediate Release


Southern States Toyotalift/Florida Lift Systems named in Nation’s Top 10

Firm stands out as one of the Nation’s top producers – translates to growth for customers.


Tampa, FL – (April 11, 2012) Toyota Financial Services (TFS), wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Material Handling USA, is pleased to announce that the Southern States Toyotalift/Florida Lift Systems companies have been recognized as a “Top 10” producer for TFS in 2011.


“This exclusive group of Distributors has achieved some remarkable things” said Kent Pace, Corporate Manager Commercial Finance, the spokesperson for TFS.  “We are proud to recognize the Southern States Toyotalift Team for their significant contribution to our success in 2011.”


TFS recognizes only 10 of 68 Dealers nationally for their achievements in Market Share and Sales Volume.


TFS is a Toyota Industries company specializing in financial resources for their dealers and customers.  They are the largest forklift leasing company in the USA with assets exceeding $80 Billion (USD).


Jeff Fischer, President and Owner of Southern States Toyotalift and Florida Lift Systems noted that “working with Toyota is the consummate privilege.  All of the Toyota companies are truly ‘world class’ and consistently put forth a ‘customer first’ attitude in everything they do.”


Southern States Toyotalift and Florida Lift Systems have served the Central and North Florida and South Georgia markets with products and services used in materials handling for manufacturing and distribution.  The company is celebrating 60 years in business in 2012.


About Southern States Toyotalift/Florida Lift Systems, LLC:  Southern States Toyotalift/Florida Lift Systems, LLC operates as the exclusive distributor for Toyota Material Handling USA, the manufacturer of Toyota forklift trucks in large sections of Florida and Georgia.  It distributes new and used forklifts, scissor lifts, wheeled boom lifts, crawler boom lifts, and forklift parts, as well as warehouse accessories, including hydraulic carts, stackers, pneumatic lifts, pallet and storage rack, mezzanines, lockers, containers, shelving and shop equipment.  The company also offers forklift rental, and warehouse design and engineering services, as well as maintenance and training services for its customers’ technicians and machine operators.  The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tampa, Florida.  For more information, visit http://www.sstlfit.com.