Finding good quality used insulated shipping containers for sale has always remained a daunting process due to the availability of  various containers and what you need to use them for. It’s important to know that used containers are just as useful for storage and transportation as the new ones – so there is no need to purchase a new one when a used one will suffice.

It is also important to gather the information about what you need a shipping container for as this will help you choose the size you need as well as deciding on any modifications you may require. While finding used insulated shipping containers can be difficult, keeping in mind the following tips before making a buying decision can prove helpful.

Container Size

The first thing to consider while buying a used insulated shipping container for sale is the size of that container. These are available in 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft lengths with different configurations. You need to assess your needs and then pick the right size.  20ft containers are commonly used standard size around the world for domestic and small business use.

Reputation of the Supplier

Nowadays, many companies are dealing in new as well as used insulated shipping containers. Therefore, it is necessary to purchase the container from a reputable company that has been in business long enough that they have the experience and knowledge to provide you with a container that meets your needs. Shipping Containers Sydney can help you get the container you need without breaking your budget.

Thorough Inspection of the Container

You should conduct a thorough inspection of the container before hiring or buying. It is easy enough to do for yourself – look for holes, dents, and insulation material used in the walls. Avoid purchasing a container with holes or damage because they will collect water and cause rusting. Also, inspect the container to see if it has been repainted or patched. New paint may hint towards covering rusty spots.

Delivery Cost

Before making a purchase, always ensure you find out about the delivery charges. Insulation shipping containers for sale are large and heavy and need to be shipped via special transport – they generally are not something that can be put onto the back of a standard truck. Talk to us about the cost of shipping your container anywhere across NSW.

If you’re in the market for used shipping containers for sale, we’d love to talk to you about your options.