About Us

Toyota Material Handling Midsouth is a locally-operated equipment and warehouse solutions dealership servicing businesses across the Midsouth.

Why We're Different

We don’t just sell and service forklifts, we help businesses solve problems. From the equipment in your fleet to the operations of your warehouse, our team creates solutions that make your business more profitable. We’re backed by the world’s largest material handling solutions provider, Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc, so you can trust we are here for the long haul.

SERVICE AREA

Southeast Region

OUR CORE VALUES

INTEGRITY

Always be honest
and do the
right thing

FLEXIBILITY

Be adaptable
and open to
new ideas

COMMITMENT

Dedicated to
being the best.
No matter what

SERVICE TO
OTHERS

Act selflessly and
anticipate the
needs of others

LEAD BY
EXAMPLE

Walk the walk

EMPOWERMENT

Be supportive
and encouraging
to others

Our mission

We deliver world class material handling solutions that reduce costs, maximize productivity, and increase safety.

- Toyota Material Handling Midsouth

Leadership

  • President Shawn is the leader of one of the fastest-growing material handling companies in the Midsouth. Over his 20+ year career, he’s led teams that have brought businesses profitable growth during challenging times. His main passion is for serving people - employees, customers, and community members alike.
  • Chief Financial Officer
    John Garavelli linkedin-brands (1)
    John is our financial leader and is responsible for the overall fiscal health of the enterprise. With a proven record of domestic and international accounting, finance, and business administration, he is an integral part of our organization’s growth.
  • Vice President, Sales & Marketing Jeremy leads all sales and marketing efforts and is responsible for attracting and building customer relationships. He has held sales and operations roles at some of the world’s top industrial distributions companies. Jeremy’s strategic selling tactics and unstoppable drive have helped us achieve exponential growth.
  • Sr. Director of Operations Ken leads our organization’s operations teams including all service, parts, and facilities management. He has led a successful career in engineering and operations roles prior. His attention to detail and passion for helping others are critical drivers of our company’s operational excellence.
  • Senior Manager Corporate Strategy
    Sarah Tinsley linkedin-brands (1)
    Sarah champions operational corporate strategic activities and oversees human resources, health & wellness, safety, process improvement, ASEC, and Toyota Lean Management initiatives. Sarah is a proven leader in business strategy and HR across multiple industries. Her love for people, paired with her leadership skills, make her an intricate part of our team’s success.
  • General Manager of Corporate Assets
    Jonathan Rogers linkedin-brands (1)
    Jonathan manages our company’s elite used, rental, and leasing equipment programs. With 15+ years of experience in the industrial equipment industry, Jonathan has the knowledge and determination to get things done efficiently.

Corporate Information

Legendary Toyota Quality

We're proud to represent the #1 selling forklift in the world, Toyota forklifts, based in Columbus, IN. Toyota is a full-service manufacturer and distributor of the highest quality material handling equipment in the world. Built on a reputation of excellence, Toyota remains popular due to its quality, durability, reliability and overall value. Here's what makes Toyota unique:


  • Assembled in the USA
  • Focused on Safety
  • Committed to Eco-friendly Manufacturing

A TOYOTA MIDSOUTH BRAND

Hoist & Crane Company

Along with selling world-class material handling equipment, we also operate a world-class industrial crane and hoist sales and service division through our wholly owned subsidiary, Hoist & Crane Co. Hoist & Crane Co. has a national footprint and is one of the fastest growing crane service suppliers in the United States today.

A TOYOTA MIDSOUTH BRAND

H&C Rents

H&C Rents is the Midsouth's premier provider of construction rental equipment. From scissor lifts and booms to earth movers and more, H&C Rents offers high quality equipment from the brands you trust. H&C Rents has the right equipment for every size job and specializes in flexible rental terms to meet your needs.