Equipment Depot’s SANY Heavy Equipment Improves Productivity & Safety for Intermodal Operations

September 09, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – Intermodal companies continually seek to maximize the volume of freight containers they process each shift, while protecting their employees from accidents and injury. Recognizing the need for speed and safety in intermodal and port operations, Equipment Depot partnered with SANY America to become the primary distributor of SANY’s proven line-up of heavy forklifts and port equipment.

Key advantages that SANY equipment offers Equipment Depot customers include:

  • Heavy-duty forklift truck capacities up to 100,000 lbs.
  • #1 reach stacker sold worldwide, with second rail capacity up to 90,000 lbs.
  • Top-load container handler capacity up to 90,000 lbs.
  • Innovative equipment design that minimizes breakdowns for maximum uptime
  • Numerous safety features included with SANY equipment at no additional charge
  • The industry’s strongest warranty – 3 years or 6,000 hours comprehensive coverage
  • Superior customer service backed by Equipment Depot’s Performance. Guaranteed.® pledge

SANY’s software systems actively monitor speed, load, and other conditions to prevent unsafe operation, rollovers and damage to equipment and cargo. These systems and other advanced safety features protect both pedestrians and operators, prohibit breakdowns, and minimize unplanned downtime. SANY includes these features at no additional cost, while other companies charge extra and consider many of these to be add-ons.

Some of the advanced features included with SANY equipment include:

  • Pedestrian Safety: Clean sight lines from the cab are enhanced by a rear-facing camera system and a sloping, sculpted counterweight that allows for greater all-around visibility
  • Tip-Over Prevention: The intelligent control system monitors lifting conditions to prevent tip-overs. Load-sensing hydraulics dynamically match engine output to lifting demand for smooth, fuel-efficient lifting
  • Rollover Protection: Speed reduction sensor monitors speed and adjusts machine operations when needed to prevent rollovers. Steering dampeners add stability for greater control

Houston Terminal LLC uses SANY equipment to increase productivity in their containerized cargo operations. According to General Manager Robert Marshall, “Our SANY operators get more containers moved per shift compared to our other trucks. And with all the safety features already included, we didn’t have to spend more money to keep our guys safe – SANY already thought of that.”

For more information about Equipment Depot and SANY’s heavy-duty forklifts and container handling equipment for intermodal and port operations, visit www.eqdepot.com/sany.


About Equipment Depot

Serving local communities since 1939, Equipment Depot is America’s largest independently operated material handling and rental source. Through its coast-to-coast branch network, Equipment Depot provides full-service material handling solutions that help its customers improve productivity and maximize uptime. The company serves as a single source for new and used forklifts, aerial lifts, service, parts, equipment rentals and integrated warehouse solutions for customers in a wide array of industries, and reinforces its commitment to delivering the best service with its Performance. Guaranteed.® pledge.

Equipment Depot is a proud member of Logisnext Americas, the North American division of Mitsubishi Logisnext, a leading global provider of innovative logistics, automation, and material handling solutions.




Contact: marketing@eqdepot.com | eqdepot.com

Categories - Material Handling, Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas, New Equipment

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