About us-Yankee Supply

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Over the past 40 years Yankee Supply has built a strong reputation for working with our customers to locate and secure the best new and used warehouse and material handling equipment at the lowest possible price.  We have strategic distribution partners in LA, Chicago, Houston (warehouse location), Tampa, West Palm Beach, Charlotte, Maine, Minnesota and Baltimore/Washington and installation capabilities throughout the United States and Caribbean Islands.  Our distribution network gives us an unparalleled nation-wide response time.  Additionally, we usually have several ongoing liquidations in various regions throughout the U.S. at any given time, which gives customers the ability to take advantage of our nationwide F.O.B. opportunities. We also have a complete guide for warehouse equipment liquidation.

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Contact Yankee Supply first! We can purchase an entire warehouse of equipment. You can reach us at 800.232.7225 or via email at sales@yankeesupply.com. Having a nationwide network of buyers and sellers enables us to buy used and surplus equipment anywhere. We can also broker your used or surplus equipment nationally and dismantle and remove your equipment.


  • Pallet racking
  • Bar grating
  • Belt conveyors
  • Bulk rack
  • Cantilever racks
  • Cantilever shelving
  • Casters
  • Conveyors
  • Decking
  • Dock Equipment
  • Drive in racking
  • Fabrication Machinery
  • Floor sweepers
  • Gravity conveyors
  • Incline conveyors
  • Industrial shelving
  • Lockers
  • Metal grating
  • Metal lockers
  • Metal racks
  • Pallet jacks
  • Pallet racking
  • Pallet racks
  • Pallet shelves
  • Portable conveyors
  • Roller conveyors
  • Roller tables
  • Shelves
  • Shelving
  • Shelving units
  • Storage cabinets
  • Storage containers
  • Storage cubes
  • Storage lockers
  • Storage racks
  • Storage shelves
  • Storage systems
  • Structural steel
  • Teardrop racking
  • Wire decking
  • Wire racks
  • Wire shelving


Tom Harper founded Yankee Supply in 1977. He spends his winters in Florida and summers in Rhode Island. He often travels throughout the U.S. and Caribbean looking for items for us to sell. If you need advice on storage, warehouse problems or warehouse inventory management, give Tom a call, he would love to hear from you – 401.741.4419 or email him at tom@yankeesupply.com

Yankee Supply is a name our customers trust and our staff is committed to helping you find exactly what you’re looking for!


Yankee Supply is a growth-oriented company committed to being a valuable resource for our customers, employees, suppliers and community. To the best of our ability as a team we try to use our knowledge and experience to solve material handling, storage and logistical problems for our customers. We maintain an extensive inventory of quality used and new equipment that is constantly updated to reflect the changing needs in our industry.

As a business entity, Yankee Supply continually seeks new opportunities for growth that will strengthen our position in the market and build mutually profitable relationships with our supplies of goods and services. Our commitment extends to our community too, where we will provide support for worthy causes and projects.

To accomplish this, we will prioritize fostering a culture of innovation and creativity within our organization, encouraging our employees to think outside the box and explore new possibilities. By nurturing a collaborative and inclusive work environment, we aim to harness the diverse perspectives and talents of our team members, enabling us to stay at the forefront of industry advancements.

Furthermore, we understand the importance of maintaining transparent and ethical business practices. We will uphold the highest standards of integrity in all our interactions, ensuring fair treatment of our suppliers, customers, and employees. By building trust and reliability, we aim to cultivate long-term partnerships that contribute to the sustainable growth of our business.

In addition, we recognize that technological advancements play a crucial role in driving progress. Therefore, we will invest in cutting-edge technologies, such as data analytics and automation, to optimize our operations, enhance efficiency, and deliver superior products and services to our customers.

By consistently monitoring market trends, consumer demands, and emerging opportunities, we will remain agile and adaptable, ready to seize strategic opportunities that align with our vision. Through these endeavors, we are committed to making a positive impact not only within our industry but also in the communities we serve, contributing to their economic development and well-being.

Yankee Supply will constantly strive toward fulfilling our goals and establishing itself as a viable asset in the industry and community


800.232.7225 toll-free
401.934.1960 fax.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(Phone Lines are Open 24/7 for Inquiries)
2140 Hartford Ave,
Johnston, RI 02919
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