A pallet truck or jack is a hydraulic piece of equipment designed to lift and transport materials. Used primarily with pallets or skids, it is also useful for moving equipment, bulk containers, and other heavy or large loads. Most pallet trucks are manually operated but self-propelled and fully powered models are also available. This guide will provide basic information regarding the many pallet truck styles and features and will assist you with identifying the proper model to suit your application. If you have any additional questions please contact our customer service team at 1-888-316-2223.