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General Purpose Containers

These types of containers come in two kinds of designs namely:

  • 8ft container
  • 10ft container
  • 20ft container
  • 40ft container

The good thing about our containers is that they are good for nearly all forms of cargo. Containers also come in different dimensions and if you need to either purchase one or hire, our staff will be on hand to work it out with you on a 24 hour basis. We provide quality containers that are strong and durable.

Important facts about our containers

The quality of your product matters to us and our containers are made of two products namely:

  • Steel
  • Aluminium

Because of the changing status in life, many companies now outsource goods from different parts of the world. Such goods are mostly transported by sea, road or rail to be able to reach their destination in one piece using General Purpose Containers. To avoid damage of goods while on transit, a lot of effort is required to ensure that the goods are no affected by harsh weather conditions thereby necessitating proper protection through such containers. These containers interestingly, because of their size are able to hold large amount of goods of a non-specific nature at the same time.

Who uses General Purpose Containers?

You might have at one time seen these containers either at a shipping yard, or being transported around large trucks around the country. The containers can be used by anybody who wishes to have their goods transported from one destination or another.

Most places you are able to find them include:

  • Shipping yards
  • Ports where ships dock
  • Companies that hire or deal in them

General Purpose Containers are durable products and can be used over a long period of time because they come with very few ware and tare i.e. if any. The containers are raised and come with one common door. Since they are raised and closed on both ends they can be used to carry any form of goods comfortably. Shippers prefer using our containers because they are easy to stack whilst on transport. Our containers are being used by sea, rail and road users because of their efficiency, reliability and quality.


10' Container 20' Container 40' Container
Inside Cubic Capacity 15.4m3 33.2m3 67m3
Max gross Weigh non payload 30,480kg 30,480kg
Tar Weight 1.500kg 2,360kg 3,980kg


Length Width Height
10' External 3.10 m (10') 2.44 m (8') 2.59 m (8'6
10' Internal 2.98 m 2.35 m 2.38 m
20' External 6.05 m (20') 2.44 m (8') 2.59 m (8'6
20' Internal 5.90 m 2.35 m 2.38 m
40' External 12.19 m (40') 2.44 m (8') 2.59 m (8'6")
40' Internal 12.01 m 2.35 m 2.38 m
Door Size 2.34 m 2.28 m

Finally, we give a wide hearing to our customers depending on their shipping and or transportation needs. If you require our services, we will be on hand to provide our advice freely and work with you in giving you a quality and durable transportation requirement. Our customer service team will address all your requirements regarding questions and the best General Purpose Containers that would have best suited for the goods you need to transport. Whether you are hiring or buying we promise to give you advice and the best market prices ever.