Shipping Containers

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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Avoid Container Fraud

Container Fraud: Ten Tips to Keep You Safe

16th Aug 2018
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With a rising interest in converted shipping containers, there has been a drastic increase in container fraud and bogus operators, particularly in South Africa. Many people go online to see what the shipping container cost will be. They find a website that features what appear to be brand spanking new containers at exceptionally low prices and decide to buy.

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ISO Container Specifications

22nd Jun 2018
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Known as intermodal containers, the standard steel boxes used for mobile storage across land and sea are made according to strict specifications established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that develops and publishes international standards for just about everything.

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The Benefits of a 40ft Container

14th May 2018
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Steel containers for shipping are manufactured in a small number of standard sizes for certain specific purposes. While standard sizes for these ubiquitous mobile containers range from 10ft to 45ft, the most commonly used sizes are the 20ft container and the 40ft container.

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