Shipping containers are a fantastic solution for a variety of needs, including storage, shipping and conversion projects. They are safe, wind and water tight, durable, relatively inexpensive and keep their value very well. An ISO intermodal shipping container is simply a reinforced steel box with an endless list of uses. Looking for a shipping container for sale? In this article, we tell you how to buy a brand-new container from EVEON containers.
Decide on the size of shipping container you want
That being said, over 80% of containers are: 20 foot, 40 foot or 40 foot HC (High-Cube). High-cube containers are 1 foot taller than the standard 8 1/2 foot high. 45′ HC containers are also available but not as common. And finally, there are other rare sizes such as: 8′, 10′, 24′, 30′, 48′ and 53′. Save yourself trouble and money by buying a common type of container.
It is also important to consider what you will be putting in the container to help you decide what size to buy. Consult a size reference chart to show you how much weight and how many items will fit inside. This shows how many bags of cement, cars and bedrooms will fit in different sized containers.
Choose the container category
Some people, when they were children, used to collect coins and playing cards and had a booklet that listed all the different grades so they could figure out how much the coin or card was worth. The system for shipping containers is the same as they come in several typical qualities.
- First Trip (One-trippers) containers are essentially new containers that are sent overseas from the manufacturing plant to your local port.
- Certified (Cargo Worthy) containers are used to ship goods overseas on ocean lines. They are used but in very good condition. In addition, these containers may have significant rust, doors that do not seal 100% or pinholes in the metal of the container.
Where can I buy shipping containers?
Buying a maritime, refrigerated, storage, specific or other container is very easy. You can simply visit the container company’s website to get all the information you need to place an order. Thanks to its efficient logistics system, it can be delivered to you within a short time.