A forklift or lift truck is a small industrial truck to lift and move heavy loads over short distances. It has a forked platform which can be raised or lowered to load a cargo and move or lift it. It is powered by combustion engine or electric battery. Fork lifts are used in construction sites, warehouses, recycling operations and etc.
A pallet jack is the simplest form of fork lift used to move and lift pallets in a warehouse or construction site.