Affton provides Terminal Services to many of the world’s largest steamship lines. Located at 420 Gimblin, St. Louis, Missouri, we offer 125 acres of storage capacity with a layout guaranteed to keep your units accessible and eliminate trucker complaints for delay. Public business hours are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with 24/7 access to Affton trucks.

Equipment. We segregate, categorize and store empty units according to line and type. Chassis and mounted units are stored in their own area. Multiple late model Taylor top lifts (Taylor 4 and 5 high spotters and service trucks), designed for maximum driver efficienty, are used.

We provide loaded storage in our High Security Enclosure (the HSE). This special area is fenced, lighted, electrified, guarded and under camera surveillance 24 hours a day to provide customers with the most modern security available.

  • IICL Certified. Our depot staff is a highly trained and experienced group, with IICL Certified Management, that will assist in monitoring dwell time, inventory and active interchange agreements.
  • 125 Acres. Affton facilities include 125 acres of storage capacity in a highly efficient layout.
  • Damage Keyed at Inspection. When equipment is in short supply, any delay can cause lost bookings. Units arriving at Affton are inspected per our customer requirements and immediately any damages are noted and keyed, allowing our customer real-time access to their equipment, with no lost time. This difference means not only faster equipment turn time, but also lower equipment needs.
  • Check Booking and Equipment. At Affton there is no need to speculate on the specific bookings or availability of equipment. Both can be checked either online via email or by telephone to ensure the prompt service that today’s truckers require.
  • Maintenance Services. The services of Affton’s experienced maintenance technicians are available.
  • Reporting. Available daily, weekly and monthly including inventory and activity. Customized reporting is also available.
  • Inventory Checks. Your inventory and unit status is checked and monitored regularly by our trained, experienced personnel.
  • Easy Access Inspection. Documentation is available electronically within 48 hours of the transaction. Our customer service reps are happy to supply your bills of lading or other support documents.
  • EDI Active. Inventory, activity and unit status is available 24 hours per day on a real-time basis through complete EDI service designed to keep our customers informed.
  • Eleven major steamship lines and leasing companies on-site at Affton’s Saint Louis facility.

Contact us today for more information.

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