Frequently Asked Questions

Here are our answers to the most frequently questions we have faced. Do not hesitate to contact us, in case you need more help.

How much time does it take for the delivery of my container?

From the moment invoice is paid, it usually takes 24 to 48 hours. If place of delivery is any of our islands, where responsibility for transport have agencies with which we work together to achieve the best fare for the customer, then delivery time can slightly vary.

Is my container waterproof?

All containers are tested and repaired by our experts to  100% wind and water tight condition.

Is there any cargo insurance?

What if something happens on the road? The safety of our workforce and freight is our main goal since the foundation of our company. All shipments are insured up to 70000 euros. In case cargo value exceeds this amount, a supplementary insurance contract is signed after agreement with customer and insurer.

Can I store my things safely?

Whether outdoors or in containers we can lease to you, under surveillance and CCTV 24/7 your items remain safe ans insured up to 400,000 euros. There is a security crew during nighttime.

What is the width of a container?

Containers’ width is 2.44 meters.

What is a CW container?

There is a differency in CargoWorthy(CW) and Wind and Water tight(WWT) certifications. It is not likely for all WWT containers to be certified as well as CW. Conversely, all the containers that meet the stacking criteria and can be certified as CW to travel with freight then they are also WWT( sealed and protected from external enviromental conditions eg dust, etc)

Why containers with same dimensions can have different prices?

The condition of its container is unique. One of the key factors that determine the price are year manufactured or any damages that it might have or even the work that it required from our workshop to reach its final stage of sale.

What is the life expectancy of a container?

This depends on the use of the container. However, shipping containers are designed and manufactured to cope with a long and arduous life moving goods around the world. As such, they are very sturdy and secure.A used container will usually have been in international operation for in excess of 10 years and sometimes longer but depending on your use, depending on its location and reasonable maintenance it is not unreasonable to expect a further 10 plus years of use. New containers will have completed one journey from their country of manufacture and with reasonable use and maintenance can be expected to complete over 30 years

Does a container need a planning permission?

This also depends on the use the container will have. You can call us and solve all your questions by dissecting your issue separately. One of our principles is to build a special relationship with our customer based on honesty and trust.

When and how is the payment made?

Upon completion of your order, an invoice or proforma invoice is issued depending on the circumstances, the amount is being paid through bank to the accounts of the company and delivery time is the one agreed which after consultation can be even on the same day.

How many pallets can I store in a container?

Depending on the size of the pallets, usually fit from 9 to 11 in a 20ft container and 20-21 to a 40ft one. To be sure you can check the container dimensions here for clarification.