Buying or hiring a shipping container doesn’t need to be difficult. We have provided a handy list of our most commonly asked questions, if there is anything you think we missed, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our sales team
Below are our top tips for packing your shipping container for storage and transportation:
There are some items you shouldn’t store in a shipping container and these include;
Check out this YouTube video for more tips on how to maximise the space in your container.
At Gateway, we class the majority of our containers as either New, A Grade or Cargo Worthy rather than as the blanket “B Grade” class (offered by most resellers) which is not always an accurate representation of what your container will be. If you have any more questions on the differences between the containers, please don’t hesitate to let us know!
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Of course. We know that your requirements may change, so Gateway operates a no hassle buy-back program. We will buy back your container at a rate of 60% of the original cost, subject to condition and transport costs incurred to collect the container.
At Gateway we are committed to providing quality products, customer satisfaction and great value. We view our customers as partners and we’ll go the extra mile to meet your individual requirements, whether it’s prompt delivery, complex modifications, branding or simply making sure that your container solution makes perfect sense. Read about our 9 competitive advantages to see more!
Of course we also offer the industry leading Gateway guarantee on all of our containers, accessories and modifications – for your peace of mind.
Each council has its own rulings on shipping containers therefore it is recommended that you give your local council a call before making a purchase or committing to a hire. If you need to know more then give us a call on 07 3348 6463 and we will be able to point you in the right direction to get more information.
Gateway containers are built tough, for tough Australian conditions. Our containers are engineered from heavy gauge Corten steel. Most containers are fully lockable, wind, water and vermin proof. For additional security we offer modifications that will ensure your container’s contents stay safe and secure.
20ft containers can hold about 24 to 33 m3. and are usually enough space for a 1 to 2 bedroom household or 1 vehicle with a few, small-sized household goods. While 40ft containers can hold about 52 to 62 m3 and are usually reserved for 3 to 5 bedroom households or 1 vehicle and a 2 bedroom household. See our full container specifications page for more details.
Our standard containers are available in 3 lengths; 10ft, 20ft & 40ft. There are also mini containers available. Other sizes can be custom-built to your exact specifications. Click here for further information Gateway’s container products or review our complete list of container specifications for more sizing detail.
Payment due prior to delivery. Means of payment include cheque, cash, direct credit or by EFT (Visa, Mastercard, Bankcard).
Customers are invoiced on a monthly billing cycle. Payment can be made by credit card or direct debit. Call us (07 3348 6463) to discuss other payment structures – we’re here to help.
We can often deliver within 24 hours of ordering. Delivery time depends on product availability, the number of storage containers you need, what kind of accessories or modifications you may require and where you are. A member of the Gateway team will give you a definite delivery date and time when you place your order. Find out more about delivery options.
Not an issue! Our qualified and experienced team know how to assist you in finding the best container solution. We’ll help structure a solution for your unique needs depending on how long you need your container, as well as what sorts of accessories and modifications you might require. Let’s have a chat. Simply call us on (07) 3348 6463.
Call from anywhere in Australia on 07 3348 6463 for information on our great range of new, used and refurbished containers for hire or outright purchase. Our team is ready to help out with any questions you might have. Alternatively you can always use our online enquiry form and we will contact you within 24 hours.