Factors to consider when buying Shipping Containers
It is important to research on the dimensions of each shipping container as they come in different sizes. This way, companies will then know which size is suitable for the nature and quantity of their products. A 40 foot shipping container is typically 40 feet long, 8 feet wide and 8 feet and 6 inches high with a volume of 2,385 cubic feet.
Other than the size of shipping container, companies need to know the characteristics of their warehousing storage. The internal dimensions of the storage facility as well as other possible restrictions will affect the size and the number of shipping containers that should be bought and can be stored.
Before you purchase shipping container, companies should consider the nature of products that are to be shipped or stored. In instances where goods are perishable, a refrigerated container should be purchased as it can be kept at a specific required temperature.
Buying a shipping container would be wiser as compared to renting one if companies are looking to use it regularly for a long period of time.
Brand new containers should be bought if the physical appearance of the container is of utmost importance. This is because there is a possibility that used ones may come with leaks or pin holes and an inspection should thus be done before any purchase.
Customers as Priority
Providing customers with quality services is the priority of M&P International Freights, where convenient all-in-one packaged services are available to meet customers’ needs.
M&P International Freights has a strong established network in the shipping industry, making us a reliable and resourceful freight forwarder based in Singapore.