Our longstanding partnerships allow us to offer a vast equipment selection that covers a variety of industries.
We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest used equipment maintenance standards and providing the most knowledgeable used equipment experts in the industry.
Search, choose, rent — and trust our experienced and knowledgeable rental experts to handle all your equipment needs.
We’re ready when you need us with rapid diagnostics, parts, and reliable repairs. RAKA’s local service centers and team of experts are prepared for on-site support and emergency calls.
Look to RAKA for equipment and financing. As a one-stop shop, we offer financing options for buying new, renting, leasing, or rent-to-own — we’re here to help.
Save time, be more organized, and gain better control with digital access to payments and reports. Paperless invoicing – it’s lean, clean, and a step in the right direction.
We’re a people-first company — and proud of our unmatched customer service. We provide excellent benefits and career paths to help you reach new heights and goals.
5601 NE 22nd StreetDes Moines, IA 50313
Searching for internal combustion forklifts? Look no further than RAKA. As a one-stop sales and service center for diesel or propane-powered forklifts and heavy-duty lift trucks, we provide products from top-performing OEMs such as Cat® Lift Trucks, Taylor Big Red and Mitsubishi forklift trucks.
From reach trucks and order pickers to stand-up riders, RAKA carries the best cushion or pneumatic tire electric forklift equipment for all your material handling needs from OEMs such as Jungheinrich®, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Cat Lift Trucks.
RAKA’s unique equipment inventory includes offerings by Shuttlewagon mobile railcar movers. Providing diesel and all-electric models with a tractive rating of 27,000 lbs. to 85,000 lbs., Shuttlewagon railcar movers can pull up to 60 loaded railcars.
From pallet jacks, warehouse docks & racking solutions, auto- and semi-automated vehicles to a full range of reach trucks, turret trucks, and narrow aisle work platforms, RAKA has the right solutions to maintain productivity with your warehouse operations.
RAKA offers a selection of full-service power systems that provide reliable batteries and charging systems for lithium-ion, lead-acid or hydrogen-powered electric lift trucks and warehouse equipment.
Advanced warehouse systems rely on automated order pickers for speed and accuracy, plus semi-automated guided vehicle tow trucks for accurate transportation and labor support.
Improve janitorial management with industrial floor scrubbing machines. Select from a full line of high-performance, versatile walk-behind and ride-on floor cleaners and sweepers from Factory Cat, made in the U.S.A.
We represent the best manufacturers in the industry, including Cat® Lift Trucks, Jungheinrich®, Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Taylor Big Red, and Shuttlewagon, to name a few. The longstanding business partnerships with our OEMs allow us to provide best-in-class response and service capabilities in all locations, as well as high-quality forklifts, Automatic Guided Vehicles, and warehouse products.
We provide dependable maintenance and repair on any make or model — whether warehouse forklifts, high-capacity IC lift trucks, or specialty equipment. Factory-trained and closely supported technicians are ready for on-site diagnosis and repair at our service center. We’re there when you need us.
We have the parts you need when you need them. Our locations provide an extensive in-stock inventory for material handling lift trucks and job site equipment. From genuine OEM brands to high-quality aftermarket parts, get them at RAKA parts stores, ready for pick up or delivery.
We at RAKA are your local experts with over 40-years of delivering sales and service to local businesses.
And although we have superior service, a huge parts inventory, and high-quality new and used equipment, it’s our teams’ experience, training, and commitment to help our customers that truly sets us apart.
Let us know how we can help you with any equipment needs. Our knowledgeable team will be happy to answer your questions.
Thank you for your request. Our team will get moving on your quote so you can get moving on your job.
We have the equipment rentals you need to tackle a job right away. Our rental team will get you rolling ASAP!