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Used Material Handling Equipment

American Surplus is the nation’s largest supplier of used warehouse storage and material handling equipment. Our 530,000 square foot warehouse is full of used inventory for the products you see below. Our sales team will help you find the equipment you need at the best possible prices and can answer any questions you may have. We ship nationwide and can-do installations for you as well. Our five main product lines include used pallet rack, used shelving, used conveyor, used cantilever rack, and used mezzanines. We have been buying and selling used material handling equipment for over 30 years and our knowledgeable sales team has years of experience.

If you have questions or can't find what you're looking for, our sales professionals can assist you. Just give us a call today for a free, same day quote on the product and equipment you are looking for, 800-876-3736.

If we don’t have what you need in used material handling equipment, American Surplus also sells new material handling and warehouse equipment.

Used Air Compressor
  • Run Tools & Equipment
  • Service-Friendly Design
  • Built for Reliability
  • Reliable & Long-Lasting
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Used Vertical Balers
  • Cardboard Balers
  • Reduce Waste Disposal Costs
  • Recycle & Save Space
  • Keep Facility Clean
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Used Bins and Totes
  • Store and Organize Small Parts
  • Shipping Containers
  • Affordable Storage Solution
  • Create a Clutter-Free Space
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Used Cantilever Racks & Lumber Racking
  • Perfect For Lumber Racks
  • Pipe Racks, Plywood Racks
  • Easy Access To Product
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Conveyors
  • Gravity & Power Conveyor
  • Automate Inventory & Shipping
  • CAD Layouts, Site Visits
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Dock Equipment
  • Bridge Gap b/w Dock & Trailer
  • Dock Plates, Boards, Ramps
  • Improve Loading & Unloading
  • Increase Safety of Workers
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Used Floor Scrubbers
  • Compact for Small Areas
  • Vacuums Debris and Water
  • Easy to Operate
  • Remove Grime, Grease, & Dirt
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Used Flow Racks
  • Carton & Pallet Flow Rack
  • Span Track also In Stock
  • Integrate with Pick Module
  • Saves Time, Space, & Labor
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Used Forklifts
  • Propane & Electric Options
  • Manual & Electric Pallet Jacks
  • Reach Trucks, Order Pickers
  • Move Materials Efficiently
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Used Inplant Offices
  • Cost-Effective & Easy to Install
  • Modular Office Design
  • Increased Flexibility
  • Reduce Warehouse Disturbance
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Used Industrial Cabinets
  • Vidmar w/ Modular Drawers
  • Flammable Storage Cabinets
  • Store Parts, Tools and Materials
  • Secure Important Materials
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Used Industrial Containers
  • Wire Baskets, Bulk Containers
  • Hampers and Hoppers
  • Ideal for Bulk Products
  • Durable & Cost-Effective
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Used Lift Equipment
  • Lift tables & pallet positioners
  • Cranes & hoists
  • Aides lifting heavy objects
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Lockers for Sale
  • Full & Half Door Lockers
  • Box Lockers, Garment Lockers
  • Store Employee Belongings
  • Keep Workspace Organized
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Used Mezzanines
  • Double your warehouse space
  • Integrate with pick modules
  • Take with you if you move
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Packaging Equipment
  • Prep Items for Shipment
  • Save Time, Labor, and Money
  • Stretch Wrappers, Case Sealers
  • Improve Productivity
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Used Pallet Rack Decking
  • Increases Rack Load Capacity
  • SnapShelf and Punch Deck in stock
  • Variety of Styles
  • Quantity Discounts Available
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Used Pallet Racking
  • Teardrop Pallet Rack & More
  • Massive Inventory In Stock
  • Design & Installation Available
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Pick Modules
  • Customized Systems
  • Rack and Conveyor Options
  • Multi-Level Order Picking
  • Increase Picking Effectiveness
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Used Rolling Ladders
  • Easy to Move
  • Foot Pedal Activated Lockstep
  • Sturdy Handrails
  • Improve Worker Safety
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Used Warehouse Safety Equipment
  • Keep Equipment Protected
  • Safe Environment for Employees
  • Wire Cage, Guard Rail and More
  • Reduce Accidents
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Used Industrial Warehouse Scales
  • Pallet Floor Scales
  • Counting & Conveyor Scales
  • Improve Workflow
  • Monitor Inventory
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Used Shelving for Sale
  • Warehouse, steel shelving
  • Organize inventory
  • Variety of sizes always in stock
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Storage Racks
  • Stack Racks, Save Space
  • Carpet Rack & Reel Rack
  • Store Bulky Items Efficiently
  • Easy and Quick Install
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Used Warehouse Carts
  • Transport Items Effectively
  • Improve Productivity
  • Durable Casters and Design
  • Reduce Workers Fatigue
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Used Warehouse Fans
  • Cool Large Warehouse Areas
  • Wall Mount, Pedestal or Ceiling
  • Affordable Industrial Fans
  • Regulate Humidity & Moisture
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Used Wire Security Cages
  • Maintenance Free
  • Components Make Design Easy
  • Control Access to Property
  • Long-Lasting & Flexible
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Used Workbenches
  • Packaging Tables
  • Butcher Block Workbenches
  • ASI Pallet Rack Workbenches
  • Increase Efficiency
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Used Utility Vehicles
  • Reduce Travel Times
  • Optimize Efficiency
  • Cushman, Taylor-Dunn
  • Increase Productivity
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Used Vertical Carousels
  • Improved Productivity
  • Fast ROI
  • Reduced Labor
  • Easy Integration
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About Buying Used Material Handling Equipment From American Surplus

Buying used material handling equipment can offer a multitude of benefits for businesses looking to optimize their operations and manage costs effectively. Here are some of the notable advantages that come with opting for pre-owned equipment:

Cost Savings: One of the most compelling reasons to buy used material handling equipment is the significant cost savings it offers. New equipment can be substantially more expensive, making it challenging for smaller businesses or those on a tight budget to acquire the machinery they need. Used equipment, on the other hand, is often available at a fraction of the cost, allowing businesses to invest in quality machinery without breaking the bank.

Immediate Availability: Purchasing used material handling equipment means you can get your hands on the equipment you need much more quickly than if you were to order new machinery. This can be crucial for businesses facing urgent demands or unexpected equipment failures, ensuring minimal disruption to their operations.

Proven Reliability: Many used material handling machines have a track record of reliability. By purchasing equipment that has already been in operation for some time, you can benefit from the assurance that it has been tried and tested in real-world conditions. You can also gather valuable information about the equipment's performance history from previous owners.

Environmental Sustainability: Buying used equipment is an eco-friendly choice. It extends the lifespan of machinery, reducing the need for manufacturing new units and the associated environmental impact. It's a responsible way to support sustainable practices within your business.

Customization and Flexibility: With used equipment, you often have more flexibility to customize and adapt it to your specific needs. You can invest in the necessary upgrades or modifications to meet your exact requirements, all while still saving compared to buying brand-new equipment.

Lower Depreciation: New machinery typically experiences rapid depreciation in value during its first few years. Used equipment, however, has already undergone this initial depreciation, making it a more stable investment. You're less likely to see a significant drop in the equipment's value over time.

Access to a Wide Range of Options: The used equipment market is vast and diverse, offering a wide range of options in terms of brand, model, and capacity. This variety enables businesses to find equipment that aligns perfectly with their operational needs without being constrained to the limited choices often associated with new equipment.

In summary, purchasing used material handling equipment can be a smart and cost-effective choice for businesses looking to enhance their operations while maintaining financial prudence. It provides an opportunity to acquire reliable machinery with proven performance histories, all while contributing to sustainability efforts and maintaining flexibility in adapting the equipment to specific requirements.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What types of used material handling equipment does American Surplus offer?
A:American Surplus offers a wide range of used equipment, including pallet racks, conveyors, mezzanines, shelving, forklifts, and more. You can explore their inventory to find specific products.

Q: How can I contact American Surplus for inquiries or to place an order?
A: You can reach American Surplus by phone or through their website's contact form. We have a dedicated team to assist with product information and purchasing.

Q: Can I visit American Surplus in person to inspect the equipment before purchasing?
A: Yes, American Surplus has a physical location in East Providence, Rhode Island. You can schedule a visit to inspect the equipment in person, meet the team, and discuss your needs.

Q: Can I sell my used material handling equipment to American Surplus?
A:Yes, American Surplus purchases used equipment from businesses looking to sell surplus or no longer needed warehouse equipment. You can contact our purchasing manager to discuss the sale of your equipment.

Q: Does American Surplus handle equipment delivery and shipping?
A: American Surplus offers Nationwide shipping on all orders. Product can be shipped by your contracted carrier as a convenience to you, or ASI can obtain a freight quote for your approval. All shipping charges are in addition to the original order total. Shipping costs are based on the weight and dimensions of product after packaging.

Q: How does American Surplus ensure the quality and safety of their used equipment?
A: American Surplus thoroughly inspects and tests all equipment to ensure it meets safety standards and quality expectations.