Articles about freight shipping containers, sizing, pricing, types and more.
Should You Rent or Buy Shipping Containers for Freight Forwarding?
When considering international freight forwarding for any purpose, there are many decisions that need to be made. Whether importing or exporting stock for business purposes or moving house overseas, making the […]
A Quick Guide to Buying Shipping Containers
If you are looking at shipping containers for sale, here is a quick guide to help.
SPLS can help find and purchase a container on your behalf.
Reasons for purchasing a shipping container
Shipping containers are also […]
Choosing a Shipping Container.
When selecting a shipping container, the most common decision is whether you will want a 40′ or 20′ container.
There are other types of shipping containers available, however, they are typically only relevant for specialised usage.
Much of this […]
Is Freight Insurance Required for Self-Pack Containers
In general, it is always recommended that you take out freight insurance for your shipment. In the real world though, you need to consider the value of the goods, the cost of insurance, the […]
What Types of Shipping Containers Are Available, and What Are They Used For?
There are many different types of shipping containers available. This overview is by no means all-encompassing.
Container vessel sizes are normally described in terms of TEU (also written as […]