June 2016

Sell your old shipping container

Dispose of your old shipping containers and get paid! Cash paid for your old shipping containers, and in most cases we will even collect. Yes we're always looking for shipping containers for a variety of uses and customers. We can come to your site and collect, and we can pay + VAT if the organisation selling the container to us is VAT registered. If you need to sell your old shipping container we make it [...]

Shipping Containers for Building Sites

Builders Stores, Plant Stores, Tool Stores, Machinery Stores A shipping container is an ideal secure storage unit for any builder, building site or construction industry operation. With remote sites that might be prone to the wrong attention at night time along with expensive and vitally important tools and machinery left on site overnight, construction companies are turning more and more to shipping containers to site their kit. Cheap, quick to deliver, comparatively easy to move and very [...]

How much does a shipping container weigh?

How much does a shipping container weigh? Typically an empty 20ft shipping container weighs between 1.8-2.2 metric tonnes, (we always say 2.2t to be safe) and an empty 40ft shipping container weighs 3.8-4.2 tonne range weather a standard height or high cube container.  After all extra height means extra metal which means extra weight! The exact tare weight on an individual shipping container should show on the container doors.Container weights do vary and these rough working weights [...]