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Deep South Equipment

Welcome to Deep South Equipment Company, where our family has served businesses just like yours for over 20 years. Since our inception in 1990, we’ve grown into the premier material handling equipment provider for the South – offering sales for new and used equipment, rentals, parts, service and training for numerous industries and businesses throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, East Texas and Oklahoma. Our growth and success can be attributed to solid business practices and hiring the best people in the material handling arena – but most of all, it’s due to servicing a long list of satisfied customers. We hope you will take the time to see how we can help your business succeed!

No matter what our customers’ business involves, one aspect remains the same – all have material handling tasks and each should not have to worry about the equipment needed to carry out those duties. Deep South Equipment is committed to delivering the very best in outfitting your unique requirements with the right equipment. Our expert sales team takes the time to understand your business and identify the most efficient solutions. We also make it easy for you to choose us as your single source for material handling equipment – your one-stop shop. We back what we sell, we service all brands, we carry an enormous inventory of parts and provide effective OSHA certification training courses.

Operating out of 8 locations: Shreveport, Baton Rouge & New Orleans, LA; Tyler & Paris, TX; Jackson, MS; and Tulsa & Oklahoma City, OK., Deep South Equipment strives to identify and satisfy our customers with convenience and the ability to respond quickly to their requests. We employ over 200 of the most knowledgeable people in the material handling industry; over 100 of which serve as factory-certified technicians. We carry parts for all makes and models of lift equipment as well as the ability to work on any brand of equipment. Our business is to take the worry out of maintaining your fleet.

Deep South Equipment is the authorized Hyster and Yale dealer. (Yale is offered at our Tyler and Shreveport locations) We now offer Utilev, a simple to use, easy to maintain and affordable to own forklift designed for operations where the truck is required to work for limited periods in the work day or work week. To keep your business clean and safe, we have plenty of sweepers and scrubbers that can handle the job with our line of PowerBoss equipment. And to keep you on the move, our line of Rail King railcar movers is now available. For electric applications, let our Deep South Motive Power Division help with all your battery and charger needs.


Why Choose Deep South Equipment? ….

Here is why!

  • We are recognized nationally as a Dealer of Distinction by Hyster. When you have a reputation of customer satisfaction and a proven sales team, why would you choose anyone else?


  • Our service team makes you their FIRST priority. We stand by our commitment to getting the job done quickly, safely and efficiently. Our service is not a job, it’s a GOAL!


  • Our sales team is ready and willing to provide you with the right new or used tool for the job, at a competitive cost, and creating an atmosphere that will keep you coming back to Deep South Equipment for all of your forklift and material handling needs.


  • No job is too big or too small. Whether you need to rent a forklift for one day or for one year, we are equipped and prepared to provide the equipment to get you moving in the right direction.


  • We have a very large inventory of parts for all makes and models of forklifts. We have the right parts at a competitive price to get you back on your feet and eliminate unnecessary downtime.



We invite you to discover how Deep South Equipment can meet your unique material handling needs. Visit any one of our eight locations today – we look forward to serving YOU!




Deep South Equipment
6851 Greenwood Road Shreveport LA 71119
Phone: (318) 621-9000 Fax: 318-631-8303