CLARK Material Handling Company is pleased to announce a new 3 year partnership with Barnes Distribution effective immediately to be our premium provider of serviced Maintenance, Repair, Operating, and supplies.  Barnes has more than 800 sales and service professionals in North America and Mexico and offers a diverse range of options and innovative solutions to meet the small parts needs for CLARK Dealers.

Barnes Distribution stocks 55,000 items catering to the material handling industry and has access to over 650,000 items daily. Some of the many product lines include Fasteners, Parker Hydraulics, Tools and Abrasives, Shop Supplies, lectrical, Safety and Janitorial. This partnership creates a one stop shopping experience for you through CLARK Totalift and Barnes Distribution. They have 7 distribution centers strategically located across North America to serve your local needs.

CLARK is excited about the approach that Barnes Distribution takes in serving their customers.  The Customer chooses the service options that best fits their needs from their range of online/catalog ordering to a full vendor managed approach.

Barnes was chosen to be CLARK Material Handling Company’s premium  vendor for these commodities as they have a shown the highest level of customer service and passion for cost savings.  That coupled with detailed reporting will allow the dealer to capture profit through, Shop Supply Percentage billings or Individual Charge Out.  There are also two key programs CLARK and Barnes have designed.

Point of Repair Hydraulics – In House Crimping and Mobile Van Crimping to improve response times, uptime for customer trucks, and offer the highest quality hose replacement with Parker Hydraulics.   Total Productive Maintenance through mobile repair has shown significant Gross Margin, Efficiency, and Customer Satisfaction improvement over time.

Shop and Mobile MRO – Standardizing, Sorting, and Shining the small parts section of your Shop and of your vans is no easy task, Allow Barnes to do it all for you.  With a suite of Shop offerings and a Scout Kit for MRO for the vans, never miss out on a common small part again.

The Barnes System through CLARK Totalift leverages National Pricing and Local Service to allow all dealers to focus on their Customers, employees, and Fleet while maintaining 100% control of their Inventory. A Barnes Representative will be contacting you to discuss and do a brief assessment at your location about this program or Contact  Lora Gerhardt @

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