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Why It's Worth Buying Used Warehouse Equipment for Your Facility

February 23, 2021
The equipment inside a warehouse builds up fast. Pay less and choose used!

When it comes to finding the right equipment for your warehouse, many businesses don’t realize the inherent value of buying used warehouse equipment. Setting up your warehouse is a costly undertaking for any company. From purchasing the rows of shelving, which can add up insanely fast, to the forklifts, pallet racks, and more, your expenses can grow more quickly than you realize.

Finding the right used warehouse equipment is essential. Things to consider, such as the working condition, damage to things like pallet racking, and will the gear hold up for a decent amount of time to make the investment in used equipment worth it.

Today, we wanted to look at the things to consider, as well as why it can be worth it for your business to buy used equipment. Especially when you’re starting your small business and need to have cost-effective options available to fulfill your equipment needs.

Save Money

Choosing a used shelving or racking system can save you 60% or more off the cost of new material!

This is the number one reason to consider buying used equipment for your warehouse. But before you go off and just purchase all your shelving, pallet racks, forklifts, and everything else used, be sure to look out for a few things.

What condition is the equipment in that you’re considering buying? If there is damage in shelving at the right place, it can lead to catastrophic damage to the entire shelving structure. Your warehouse storage system needs to be able to hold the weight of your product without giving way.

Buying used equipment for your warehouse means you’ll be saving money. Typically buying equipment used means you’ll pay 40-60% less than you would purchase everything new.

Save Time

ASI layout design services are the best and only choice in the used warehouse equipment industry!

Not only will you save money, but you will also save time. American Surplus not only offers warehouse materials and equipment 40%-60% off, but we offer industry leading design and installation services. Using used material from our massive inventory, we design and install custom warehouse solutions. This means you don't need to lift a finger designing or installing the system yourself. We do it for you, and we work closely with you to fine-tune the design and layout work in-house. We make sure the system fits your unique facility and maximizes the storage efficiency of your floor space. You won't find this service at any other dealer in the industry. We pride ourselves on saving your business time because we understand how valuable that time is.

Whether you’re in the market for pushback racking systems, drive-in racks, or cantilever racks, we have exactly what you’re looking for at American Surplus. We have a vast selection of high-quality used warehouse equipment in excellent condition to meet all your needs.

American Surplus Inc. takes pride in knowing customers feel comfortable calling to discuss their current and future plans. Call one of our knowledgeable sales team members today! 800-876-3736


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