Ports and Terminals

Increase Safety and Compliance at Ports and Terminals

Overcapacity, workforce shortages, increasing requirements, and augmented expectations from employees, organizations, and consumers are causing major shifts for ports and terminals in terms of receiving and transferring containers and cargo onto ships, trucks, and trains.

Ports and Terminals Challenges

Across ports and terminals, four key challenges remain constant:

  • Workforce Shortages – Employees at ports and terminals often face physically demanding work that leads to increased burnout compared to many other industries. Worker comfort and safety should be a top priority to prevent experienced workers from exiting the industry.
  • Safety Compliance – OSHA compliance and worker safety is paramount for businesses in the industry. Compliance issues and infractions lead to unplanned facility downtime and heavy fines, not to mention loss of revenue and extended lead times on cargo waiting to be moved.
  • Emissions Regulations – Businesses are facing increased pressure around reducing emissions from local, state, and federal government green initiatives. In addition to lower fuel emissions, many areas are becoming more residential, leading to a call for noise emission regulations.
  • Overcapacity – Mega container ships now carry more cargo, leading trucks to be overworked and overused. The more trucks that are worked, the more downtime is required for maintenance, leaving businesses struggling to meet demand with less active equipment available.

Find Solutions with Black Equipment

Organizations at ports and terminals have trusted the services and support of Black Equipment for over 50 years. The Black Equipment team pride ourselves in our ability to provide cost effective service, support, and equipment solutions to our customers.

Container Handlers and Reach Stackers

Equipped with emissions compliant engines and noise-reducing features, our equipment meets the regulations you face for both fuel and noise emissions while reducing exposure for equipment operators.


To meet OSHA safety standards, our equipment uses Telematics to ensure only trained operators can run the equipment while reinforcing desired behaviors by tracking training updates and monitoring incident data.

Fleet Management

Black Equipment’s fleet management system helps to right-size your fleet, track usage, and reduce downtime through planned maintenance that keeps your fleet up and running when and where you need it.

Support When and Where You Need It

Black Equipment does more than just supply equipment. Our customer support is unparalleled. Always prepared to meet your needs quickly, we are a customer-focused, family-owned dealership that can pivot with you to solve any problem.

Our customers can take advantage of our preventative maintenance programs, extensive parts inventory, and even our maintenance technicians to keep fleets up and running with little to no downtime.

We even offer our Premier Fleet service & online portal to keep needed Service and Repair information at your fingertips, 24/7.

Conquer Today’s Top Ports and Terminals Pain Points

Our customer-centered approach is at the heart of our operations. Contact Black Equipment today and let us provide a customized solution for your warehouse.