Used Shipping Container – What are the Advantages?
Second hand shipping containers provide a unique solution to your commercial, private storage and transportation requirements. With so many options for purchasing or hiring a brand new container, many people overlook the cost effective option of purchasing a second hand shipping container second hand. A second hand shipping container can offer all of the advantages of a brand new shipping container at a fraction of the cost.
Price Advantages of a Used Container
The price you will pay depends largely on the size that suits your application, the design and age of your used shipping container. Larger (20-40 Foot) containers are more expensive than smaller 3m x 3m containers. Additional container modifications such as refrigeration, custom shelving and electrical wiring will generally increase the price of your container.
On the other hand…
Generally speaking, the age of the container usually affects the condition in which it is sold. More expensive A Grade used containers are typically 8-10 years old and are completely clean, fully welded and without surface damage while older second hand shipping containers may not be as wind or watertight – this of course will make them less expensive.
While not perfect, these older containers are suitable for some applications that don’t require a brand new solution. Consider your intended use, and whether or not your require a brand new, A grade or budget container and you could save some money!
You Can Easily Modify a Used Shipping Container
There are a wide variety of modifications available for almost any used shipping container, from simple branding, to doors, windows, air conditioners, to full modifications turning them into housing or office buildings. Turn your shipping container from a plain box into anything from a simple shed or workshop to a full on portable office!
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No matter what your individual storage requirements, buying a used shipping container requires the right advice from one of our experienced professionals. With so many options in size, design and function finding the most appropriate container for your individual storage needs is essential. Contact our team today to find out how we can help you get the right shipping container.