Can I buy 12ft shipping containers? 12ft shipping containers are not a standard size, in fact anything smaller than 20ft is no longer used in the shipping industry outside of very specialised applications. However, we often find that customers have a gap of a specific size or an item that requires a 12ft shipping container.…Read more →12ft Shipping Containers
How you place a shipping container on site is important for easy, long lasting use and, of course, maximum lifespan. This guide explains how to best prepare the ground for a shipping containers as well as how to manage the delivery itself. We do send out a more detailed guide with our invoices for any…Read more →How to place a Shipping Container on site for storage use
This guide is intended to provide a little background about what makes a shipping container seaworthy, how is it checked or graded and what sorts of repair standards are involved. In very basic terms, shipping containers are big metal cans designed to keep cargo dry, secure and safe for transit while having the capacity to…Read more →What Makes a Shipping Container Seaworthy?
When loading a shipping container for export there are a number of different options available. Standard container haulage is the most economical option and is used by the majority of big shippers for loading and sending shipping containers around the world. This guide details the other popular shipping container haulage options Standard haulage This is by far the…Read more →Shipping Container Haulage Options
Budget Shipping Containers offer a range of custom length shipping containers which are designed to not only offer cost effective secure storage but also look smarter than a typical used container. In this guide we detail the common types of export container that are available for storage use in the UK. Refurbished custom length shipping…Read more →Custom Length Shipping Containers
This guide is an introduction to the different types of shipping container that are available, with the most popular types of shipping container for export use used in the industry as well as the specialised types of shipping container used for moving temperature controlled goods, liquids and more. The most popular types of shipping container…Read more →Types of shipping container for export use
Are 11ft Shipping Containers a thing? 11ft shipping containers are not available as a standard option, but we do have a lot of customers with a very specific gap to fill, or an item of a specific size to store that requires a custom made 11ft shipping container. We have yards across the UK specialising…Read more →11ft Shipping Containers
Self storage sites are becoming increasingly popular. With less and less storage space available in newly built houses and with many smaller industrial operations and offices needing to squeeze every penny from every square foot, self-storage using shipping containers has become a very attractive option both privately and as a business. Increasingly, individual who trade…Read more →Tips for setting up a container self-storage business
One question we often get asked is do is use bolt seals or padlocks when I use shipping containers for export purposes. The simple answer is no, you do not need a padlock, just a bolt seal. Bolt seals are attached to the shipping container through the locking bars and once in-situ, they can only…Read more →Padlocks or seals for shipping container export?
The export market to Africa has been the only area of steady growth both before and after the recent recession. As with all global trade, shipping containers are the most common means to move freight, and many customers choose to buy and send their own shipping containers to Africa. In this guide we discuss some…Read more →Shipping Containers to Africa