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American Surplus Inc. buys and sells used warehouse storage and used material handling equipment, and has an outstanding reputation of working with our customers to get them the right equipment they need quickly, and at the most competitive price available. Since 1992 we have been providing used pallet racking, used conveyors, used steel shelving, used mezzanines, and much more. 


Challenge us to get answers to your warehouse storage or material handling problems, issues, or concerns. We have an incredibly large inventory of used equipment on hand and should have no problem finding you the right product in a timely fashion.


With over 530,000 square feet of inventory in our warehouse, ASI is the largest used material handling dealer in the country. All of our inventory is stored indoors, so weather damage is not a concern when buying used equipment from us. Our main facility is located in RI, but we have shipping locations throughout the nation. This allows us to ship nationally while still maintaining competitive freight rates.


ASI also buys used material handling equipment, warehouse equipment, and industrial storage equipment. All used equipment must be in good working condition for ASI to consider purchasing it. We regularly buy large quantities of used conveyor, used mezzanines, used steel shelving, used pallet rack, and much, much more! Call us today to speak with Mike Cienava II from our Purchasing Department.


Call us today for a free quote, and quantity discounts are available. All pricing is listed as "as low as". The prices that are displayed are dependent on the quantity desired, the capacity required, and the condition. Installation services are also available, ensuring that your used material handling equipment is installed properly in as little time as possible.

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Advantages of Used Bulk Containers

Reusable and reduces waste

Stackable to save space

Ship products without pallets

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Quantity discounts available on used bulk containers, priced at 50-80% off the price of new. Call 800-876-3736 for additional information & a free quote on used bulk containers. American Surplus will provide a quote on new equipment if used is unavailable. Nationwide shipping is available. 


Used bulk containers are reusable and stackable for easy storage.  These containers can be stacked six high when in use, and are collapsible using snap-lock latches.  Forklifts can easily pick up bulk containers from any side.


The design of bulk containers make them ideal for transporting goods between a manufacturer, supplier, and/or customer.  Used collapsible bulk containers are easy to clean because of their collapsible design.  Call ASI today for the many sizes in stock. (click here to view entire article)

Bulk containers are designed and constructed to efficiently move, store and ship automotive, appliance and transportation equipment components. With weight capacities from 1,500 to 2,000 pounds, they are ideal for all types of product loads. These containers, available in multiple heights, are based on the 45” x 48” footprint and are offered in a variety of medium-duty and heavy-duty styles to meet a wide variety of application needs.

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Used containers are basic to any industrial operation because they turn your shelving, raking and floor space into a well-organized storage system. Essentially your materials and inventory are stored in some sort of container to safely and efficiently function during in-process operations and for shipping/ receiving.(click here to view entire article)

Common types of warehouse containers:

Used plastic collapsible containers usually have an access door to allow product picking and viewing during in-process storage and are ready for shipment when filled. Stackable containers are known as ship-and-return boxes that allow easy return after delivery,

Used plastic tote styles include nesting and stacking features that are ideal for storage and shipping. Sizes vary and include IBC totes up to 275 gallon for shipping liquid and or granular contents,

Used wire collapsible baskets are also used to store and ship bulk materials. Stackable baskets are also used for storage during in-process operations and for shipping. Baskets can be knocked down for return. Used wire baskets can be moved by pallet jack or forklift. Casters can be added to assist in moving manually,

Used plastic container tubs are available in various sizes to meet your operational needs. Solid plastic containers provide storage for material better suited for your special in-process needs. Stackable and able to be moved with a forklift,

Used plastic bins in various sizes and types compliment the above storage containers. Inexpensive used corrugated bins can be used during in-process operations and also packaged for shipments.

Used containers have a long life cycle and provides added value when purchased at up to 50% off the price of new. Call and speak with one of our storage technicians to review our inventory of new and used bulk containers. Call 800-876-3736. 

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