What is a 20 ft shipping container?
A shipping container is used for cargo transportation, storage and handling by freight forwarder. They usually come in sizes of 20 foot, 40 foot and 45 foot. A 20 foot container has the capacity of up to 32,500 kilograms and can be either purchased brand new or second-hand. 20 foot containers are typically 20 feet long, 8 feet wide and 8 feet high with a volume of 1,360 feet.
Different Types of Shipping Container
Benefits of Purchasing a Shipping Container
If companies do not own a container, they would have to schedule for a delivery whenever there is a need for container usage. On the contrary, if they do own one, it would mean that the container would be available for usage at any time, making it so much more convenient.
In the case whereby companies need to have major or permanent modifications to cater to their shipping requirements, they should consider purchasing containers. This is because rented containers may not permit such customisation to be done.
Long Term Usage
When companies buy shipping container, it would be more economical for them when they need to use the shipping containers often and for a long time period, since rental costs may accumulate to become more than the purchasing cost of a container.
When companies purchase shipping container, they would be entitled to rent it out for the use of other people in order to earn some additional income, giving companies the opportunity to recover the initial purchasing cost of the container.
Why choose M&P International Freight?
Customers as Priority
M&P International Freights highly values their customers and places them as their number one priority, striving to provide convenient packaged services for a satisfactory shipping experience.
Through the years of freight experience, M&P has managed to secure an established network. This gives customers guaranteed access to quality carriers.