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Side Opening Containers

If you have been faced by a container transportation need, then you are in the right place. The market is a float with numerous modes of containers and knowing how to make that choice can be quite difficult. Our Side Opening Containers have the same measurements as the other kinds of containers but are opened at the sides because of their special needs. Since our customers ship different kinds of goods we ensure that we only sell or hire to them containers that meet their requirements. Containers with side opening are not mostly common but are meant for easier loading purposes. Interestingly, this kind of container comes with several uses apart from shipping goods.

The Side Opening Containers come with easily loading preferences. They can easily be noted by:

  • Two large swinging doors
  • Special kind of floor because they are mainly used for specialised goods
  • Made to measure fixtures

Most of our side opened containers are made on request and we ensure that we work with the customers on a long term basis to ensure that our containers meet their preference. The modification is done with our great and trained staff and customers can be rest assured that they can find what they are looking for in our shipping yard. All our kinds of containers meet the required ISO standards.

Customers using our Side Opening Containers can be rest assured that they will not be penalised or pay huge amount of fines for using sub-standard containers. We dare not expose our beloved customers to unnecessary embarrassment because of lack of professionalism on our part. Most of the customers that source these special modes of containers normally use them for perishable goods like different kinds of vegetables that sometimes need a bit if fresh air. Some of the containers do not have doors but racks for fresh air purposes. The once with the two doors are made for easy loading and packing purposes.

Upon making an order, we can deliver your Side Opening Containers anywhere within the country. We have large trailers that can transport the containers to your area of preference. Our greatest and important desire is that we meet our customers at their point of need. Our container requirements also meet the standardized world requirement mode of transport. We do not limit our containers to rail, road, and sea transport only. If you require specialised containers for air transport, that too you can find here.

Finally, Side Opening Containers come with steel floors before any form of modification is done. If for any chance you need to have a look at what we have in store, our showroom is usually opened and our staff will be of great help in guiding you through the numerous kinds of containers found here. A look at our site will also give you a wider view of what we have in store. You will be surprised at the numerous options you will have when it comes to your choice of transportation. Do not limit yourself come to the professionals.

The following details are the specifications for the 10′, 20′ & 40′ containers.


10' Container 20' Container 40' Container
Inside Cubic Capacity 15.4 m3 33.2 m3 67 m3
Max Gross Weight non payload 30,480 kg 30,480 kg
Tare Weight 1,500 kg 2,360 kg 3,980 kg


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