What is an asset type?

Learn what is the difference between an Asset and Asset Type.

Your fleet may have many different types of assets, e.g., Pallet Jacks, Sit Down Electric Forklifts, Sit Down Standup Forklifts, etc. Asset Types are used to define the underlying attributes of an asset. Let's say we have asset type Sit Down Electric Forklift, then Forklift #1 can be an asset that is of type Sit Down Electric Forklift.

Custom asset types:

1. Our software allows you to create custom asset types so that you can choose custom attributes.

2. There is no upper limit on the number of asset types that you can add.

3. Once an asset type is created it cannot be edited.