National Lift Truck, a forklift truck rental and sales specialist has promoted two of its top executives, Bruce DeFord and Rob Jacklin. DeFord has been named fleet operations manager, a new position created by the company to facilitate the management of multiple services required by the company’s expanding customer base.
DeFord has been in the rental department for the past 18 years, and has served as rental manager for the past 13 years. DeFord will coordinate and manage the operations of the National Lift Truck fleet. His responsibilities will include overseeing of purchasing and selling of equipment, management and service personnel and making decisions regarding fleet maintenance.
Rob Jacklin has been promoted to rental department manager in place of DeFord. Jacklin has been in the equipment rental industry since 1993 and has worked for NLT since 2013. Jacklin holds a Master’s Degree in business administration from Benedictine University.
National Lift Truck, a family owned business based in Franklin Park, Ill., in business for more than 50 years.