Shipping Containers

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ALMAR’s refreshed and refined corporate identity and value set

12th May 2020
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Building a legacy – The History of the Container Industry and the History of Almar.

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Reefer Containers

Reefer Containers: Everything You Need to Know

13th Feb 2020
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Reefer containers are big, mobile fridges that are used to transport and store products that need to be temperature controlled such as fruits, meat, fish, seafood, vegetables, diary, medication and beverages.

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10 Creative Uses for Containers For Rent in South Africa This Festive Season

21st Nov 2019
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If you are an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to grasp the opportunity to make additional income over December and January, read the suggestions we have come up with which simply require you to rent an Almar container over the next two months.

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Self Storage Shipping Containers for Sale

Build a Self-Storage Service with Affordable Shipping Containers for Sale

15th Jul 2019
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Self-storage facilities are catching on fast throughout South Africa. This follows a trend in North America and Europe where they have been a good business for decades. Shipping containers for sale are fast becoming popular storage modules on account of their inherent strength and inbuilt flexibility.

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Cargo Container

A Cargo Container for Specialized Shipping by Sea

7th Mar 2019
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The cargo container has proved its worth as a quick and convenient way to move goods around the world. Handling and securing equipment on ships, railway trucks, and lowbed transporters has standardised too.

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Comparing Shipping Container Sizes If Relocating Abroad

11th Feb 2019
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We get calls every week from people wanting to know the optimum shipping container sizes for their household goods. Sometimes they end up purchasing a used container from us in cargo worthy condition they can resell at their destination.

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Intermodal Container

What’s an Intermodal Container? Why That Name?

21st Jan 2019
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An intermodal container is a portable storage box compatible with travelling on various modes of transport. These include railways, ships, low-bed road transporters, and even cargo aircraft. They usually shift between different transportation modes via container depots. Hence, they also need to be compatible with lifting and moving gear in these facilities.

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container agent

Container Agent Services – Things You May Not Know

14th Dec 2018
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We should ask about the goods and services we purchase. Especially since there is so much information on the internet, although it may not all be true. If you had the time and patience, you could probably figure out the container business yourself. However, a container agent with a finger on the pulse could simplify things for you.

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High Cube Container

South African High Cube Container Ban Imminent

7th Dec 2018
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The South African Department of Transport wants to ban the high cube container. They say it exceeds the permitted vehicle height when on a transporter.

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Reefer Container Design

Container Design

12th Oct 2018
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Container design takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to conversion products. Today, storage containers are not only used to transport and store goods, they are also used in the construction industry to form a basic shell for houses and apartments, and for on-site facilities, as well as to provide sleeping and office accommodation, conference or training rooms, and clinics and medical facilities in remote areas.

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