Frequently Asked Questions.

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What are the standard sizes of shipping containers?

The most common standard sizes for shipping containers are 20 feet and 40 feet in length. However, there are also variations available, including smaller sizes like 10 feet and larger sizes like 45HC feet. We have a huge range from 4 feet up to a 45 feet high cube.

What is a high cube container?

A high cube container, also known as a HC container, is a type of shipping container that offers additional vertical space compared to standard containers. They are usually 1 foot taller.

What are the different types of shipping containers available?

There are several types of shipping containers, including standard dry containers, refrigerated containers (reefers), open-top containers, flat rack containers, and high cube containers. Each type serves specific purposes and accommodates different cargo requirements.

How do I choose the right size and type of container for my needs?

Consider factors such as the volume and type of cargo, shipping regulations, and your specific requirements. Our knowledgeable team can guide you in selecting the appropriate container size and type based on your needs.

Can I purchase new one trip or used shipping containers?

Yes, we offer both new one trip and used shipping containers to accommodate various budget and condition preferences. New containers are in pristine condition, while used containers are more cost-effective and may have minor wear and tear.

What is the typical lifespan of a shipping container?

Shipping containers are built to withstand harsh conditions and have a lifespan of approximately 20 years or more, depending on usage, maintenance and exposure to the elements.

What are the weight and load capacity limits for shipping containers?

Standard shipping containers can typically carry up to 24,000 kilograms (52,910 pounds) of cargo. However, it is essential to consider local regulations and the structural integrity of your cargo when loading containers.

Can shipping containers be customised or modified?

Yes, shipping containers can be customised and modified to suit various purposes. We offer container modification services, including adding doors, windows, ventilation, insulation, electrical installations and more.

Are shipping containers weatherproof and secure?

Yes, shipping containers are designed to be weatherproof, ensuring the protection of your cargo. Additionally, they have secure locking mechanisms to prevent unauthorised access.

Can I hire or rent a shipping container instead of buying one?

Absolutely! We provide flexible container rental and hire options to cater to your temporary storage or transportation needs.

How are shipping containers delivered to the desired location?

We arrange container delivery services using specialised trucks or cranes, ensuring safe and efficient transportation to your specified location.

Are there any legal or permit requirements for using shipping containers?

Local regulations and permit requirements may vary depending on your location and the intended use of the shipping container. It is advisable to check with local authorities or consult our team for specific requirements.

Can shipping containers be used for international shipping?

Yes, shipping containers are widely used for international shipping via ships, trains or trucks. They are designed to meet international shipping standards.

Are there any restrictions on what can be transported in a shipping container?

While most legal goods can be transported in shipping containers, hazardous materials and certain restricted items may have specific regulations and requirements. It is important to comply with local and international regulations.

Can shipping containers be used for on-site storage?

Absolutely! Shipping containers are an excellent choice for on-site storage needs, providing a secure and durable solution for storing tools, equipment, inventory and more.

What are the maintenance and care requirements for shipping containers?

To ensure the longevity of your shipping container, basic maintenance includes regular inspections, cleaning and addressing any necessary repairs promptly. Our team can provide guidance on proper container care and maintenance.

Can I hire a shipping container from your company?

Yes, we offer flexible container hire options to meet your temporary storage or transportation needs.

Do you provide bespoke container solutions and conversions?

Absolutely! Our expert team can customise containers according to your specific requirements, offering bespoke solutions and conversions.

Are container repairs and maintenance services available?

Yes, we have a dedicated team experienced in container repairs and maintenance to ensure your containers remain in optimal condition.

Do you offer container delivery services?

Yes, we can arrange container delivery to your desired location, providing convenient transportation solutions.

Can I store my belongings in a shipping container?

Certainly! We offer secure and reliable self-storage options using shipping containers, allowing you to store your items with peace of mind.

Do you provide storage facilities for shipping containers?

Yes, we offer container storage solutions in our secure facilities, ensuring the safety and protection of your containers.

Are your storage facilities suitable for long-term container storage?

Absolutely! Whether you need short-term or long-term container storage, our facilities are designed to accommodate various storage durations.

What are the benefits of using shipping containers for storage?

Shipping containers offer robust construction, weatherproofing and secure locking mechanisms, making them an ideal choice for safe and reliable storage solutions.

How can I get more information or request a quote?

For more information or to request a quote, please reach out to our knowledgeable team through our website or contact details. We'll be happy to assist you and provide the information you need.

Still have Questions?

For more information or to request a quote, please reach out to our knowledgeable team through our website or contact details. We'll be happy to assist you and provide the information you need.