ISS Material Handling 

Experienced, innovative and customer-forward.


ISS Material Handling, a division of Industrial Shelving Systems, is an independent, third generation, family owned and operated business that has been serving customers nationwide since 1961. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, our team is known for working hard for every customer, always going above and beyond -- part of the culture of our midwestern roots.


We are a team of experts, always professional and usually personable. With more than 60 years in the business of material handling, we have a wide network of customers and partners.


Our Team  has access to thousands of different vendors and is required to stay abreast of the most recent and emerging technology in material handling. This ensures you have access to a wide variety and most current solutions on the market.


Since we are independent, we are beholden to no one but our clients, so you will always be getting the best solutions for your needs. We take pride in helping people find solutions that are the right fit for each individual client. As the president of our company always preaches, “Don’t go out to sell something, just go out to help people and the sales will follow.” Having helped thousands of customers with each of their material handling challenges, we are confident we can help you. So tell us, what issue in your warehouse is keeping you up at night?


It’s all fine and good to like who you work with, but at the end of the day, we are growing businesses together. We keep this in mind, making sure whatever we develop with you, is a win not only for your operations or your workers, but for your business bottom line.



With over 140 collective years of experience in the industry, the ISSMH knows the ins-and-outs of material handling.

Mike Compton - Operations Manager, 30 Years
Tom Compton - President, 9 Years
Dan Compton - Former President, 35 Years
Joe Goldkamp - Sales Manager, 32 Years
Steve Kersting - Warehouse Manager, 35 Years
John Fontaine - Automation Sales Lead, 13 Years




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I’ve been fortunate enough to work with the guys at ISS for over 10 years. They’re some of the most honest and ethical people in the market place and I would highly recommend them for your warehousing needs.
– Adam W.

Our Clients


Learn About Our Latest Projects

Consolidation a Picking & Shipping Operation from 10 Buildings to a Single Location

A parts distributor contacted ISS looking to consolidate their picking and shipping operation from 10 buildings to one efficient location.


Top Riding Crane

Servicing Clients with Cranes and Consultations

A customer contacted ISS looking to add cranes in different areas of their operation to lift and move a variety of heavy products.  The cranes needed to be a safe, reliable solution for their material handling needs.


Soaring High with Aerospace Storage Solutions

Aero Charter, Inc. is a total aviation solutions provider that serves passengers flying in and out of the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. Known for its commitment to safety and customer service, Aero Charter was looking to expand their maintenance area and storage capacity.


Contact Us. 

Have a new project to plan for? We can help. Tell us about your warehouse or other challenge today.