Category: Transport

The ultimate shipping container – in size and accessibility is without a doubt, the 40’ Side Opening Container. Forty feet in length, it comes in both the standard general purpose and high cube height – with this one being an impressive 9’6” in total. Made to accomodate all odd shaped parts, the added bonus of […]

When it comes to moving house, we are all looking for ways to simplify the big job it can be. And one of the cheapest and easiest way to relocate, is to use shipping containers! Here at Container Traders, our Self Pack Removal Service is just that – packing yourself, and your home into a […]

Have you ever heard of a Pallet Wide Shipping Container? Well the name kind of says it all – this is a specialised container that can easily fit two pallets side by side, unlike a regular sized container, which is just marginally too small to do so. And while it is only 5cm that the […]

Dangerous goods, considered to be any item that is hazardous, or flammable within Australian Standard AS1940, still need to be shipped around between worksites – but how? Enter the Dangerous Goods Shipping Container! Made from traditionally sized shipping containers, usually 10ft or 20ft in length and either general purpose or high cube heights, a Dangerous […]

One of the main features of a shipping container is that they’re so easily customisable they can be turned into an object for so many different uses. One of the most common modifications that is requested is to convert a container into a functional workshop. But what is actually involved in this? YOUR INPUT The […]

Moving is easily one of the most stressful times of your life, but there is an easy fix – using a shipping container. Known as Self Pack Removals, or a Freight Move to some, its a stress-free way to save up to 50% on traditional removalists costs, move on your own schedule and increase security […]

When designing, launching, and running a small business, entrepreneurs often require a certain set of capabilities and conditions in order to see and exploit a business vision or inspiration. These conditions, or capabilities can, and often will, change from person to person, depending on outside factors like personality, financial or real estate markets and laws […]

The world has begun an obsession with shipping containers as modified pieces of accommodation – and this has gradually extended out to include shipping container hotels. From small boutique rooms only made of one shipping container, to massive hotel structures, shipping container hotels are becoming more mainstream as property developers realise that using shipping containers […]

The typical Australian farm has a few features – abundance of open plains, homestead, livestock, or crops for example, however an element that keeps appearing is the shipping container. Because of its versatility, the humble shipping container has turned out to be the perfect solution to many issues like storage, transport, and sales. Shipping container […]

CONSOLIDATION Moving is the best time to sort through your personal items and possessions and get rid of unwanted or unused things. And the best reason for this – the less you have to pack and move, the more you can save, in time and money! The best rule of thumb with downsizing is – […]