Welcome to SFS

SFS Equipments Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s leading companies in Material Handling Equipment (MHE) for Used Equipment, Sales, Parts and Services. Managing a fleet of more than 500+ own equipment across India, we cater to a wide variety of clientele across diverse industries. Pioneering the rental market in India with unmatched expertise in the material handling field, we offer the most competitive rates in the market and a service level that is best-in-class.

We have catered to the needs of the material handling equipment market for 25 years, having been established in 1994.

We are headquartered in Chennai with offices in Bangalore, expanding to other locations in India. The Managing Director of the Company, Mr D.S Sekhar, has been in the material handling and used equipment business since 1994. Our Team combines the experience of seasoned professionals with the dynamism and energy of young Engineers and Technicians – who are distinguished by their functional and technical expertise, and their hands-on experience – thereby ensuring that our customers receive the most effective and professional service.

Welcome to SFS Equipment


Our Mission is to serve you simply and efficiently. Customers want a seamless, painless process that ensures maximum up-time for their material handling equipment. We endeavor to deliver this through integrity in all we do, clarity of client requirements and constantly evolving methods and avenues of improvement.


Our Vision is to be the industry leader in material handling equipment and the most trusted provider of rental services, with best-in-class solutions to all material handling needs.

We are – Material Handling Solutions..simplified!

People: – Be a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be

Productivity: – Be a highly effective, lean and fast-moving organisation

Planet: – Be a responsible firm that makes a difference by helping build and support sustainable communities

Why Us - SFS

Why Us?

When it comes to quality, there is no better place than SFS! We are India’s most trusted company in the Material Handling industry. Having kick-started the MHE Rental market in India, we understand the needs of our customers and the industry in a way that no one else does and are constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our clients.

Our Leadership

Ka. Anandh,

Our Chairman, Ka. Anandh, started his career as a small time trader and went on to establish Sakthi Ferro Alloys in Chennai, India in 1984. Through his sheer grit and determination, the Sakthi Group has come a long way from just trading scrap metal. Today, they deal and develop more than half a million metric tonnes of ferrous scrap as well as trading and casting of steel billets and TMT bars. It is still a rapidly expanding company to this day and acquired a significant stake in SFS Equipment’s Pvt. Ltd. in 2014

Mr D.S Sekhar,
Managing Director

Our Managing Director, Mr D.S Sekhar, started out his career in Electric Forklifts in 1984 and went on to establish his own venture Sai Forklift Services in 1994. He built the company from the ground up and today, SFS is India’s most trusted name when it comes to quality Rental Equipment in the MHE industry. He is also a pioneer in the industry for developing battery chargers with cutting edge technology specifically designed to withstand the tropical Indian climate and weather conditions.


Established as Sai Forklift Services

Established in 1994 as SAI FORKLIFT SERVICES (SFS) as a supplier of Spares for Battery Operated Material Handling Equipment


Pioneer in the industry

In 2002, SFS became a Pioneer in the industry by kick-starting the Rental Market for Battery Operated Material Handling Equipment in India



Warehouse Equipment Rental

In 2005 SFS also Pioneered the Practice of Rental of Warehouse Equipment in India


SFS Equipments Pvt Ltd

In 2009, SFS was converted from a proprietorship concern to a Private Limited company.

Exclusive Trade Partner of Raeder Vogel

In 2010 SFS EQUIPMENTS PVT. LTD. was named the Exclusive Trade Partner of Rader Vogel (Germany) in India


Sakthi Group, Chennai

In 2014 Sakthi Group of Companies, Chennai, (turnover worth ~$300 million) acquired a significant stake in SFS EQUIPMENTS PVT. LTD, reaffirming the faith in the progress made by the company, in the material handling Industry.


Battery Chargers that are Game Changers

In 2016 SFS successfully ventured into the Manufacture of Battery Chargers for all types of Material Handling Equipment specifically designed to withstand the tropical Indian weather and power conditions.

The same year, SFS also ventured into the sale of Refurbished Warehouse Equipment in India.


Till Date

Managing a fleet of more than 500+ MHE

SFS now caters to a wide range of Material Handling Equipment needs of the Indian Market with products such as Reach Trucks, Forklifts, Electric Stackers & Battery Operated Pallet Trucks (Toyota & BT equipment)
SFS is one of India’s leading companies in Battery Operated Material Handling Equipment for Rental, Parts and Services. Managing a fleet of more than 500+ Material Handling Equipment on rent pan India, Material Handling solutions are simplified by our network of seasoned professionals, expert technicians and highly competitive rates.


SFS Equipments Pvt. Ltd. has offices across South India. Head-quartered in Chennai, India with our corporate office and a warehouse with a storage space of approximately 20,000 square feet which acts as the base of some of our operations, we also have a secondary branch office and a warehouse with a space of approximately 10,000 square feet in Bangalore, India. We have employees working remotely out of other locations in South India, some of them often out of client sites.

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