Open Top Shipping Containers - Benefits and Uses
26 September 2019
Open top containers are one of the most common and useful shipping container modifications. While the modification is pretty simple, it can make transportation and storage of certain good much, much easier.
Open top containers are exactly the same as regular shipping containers, except they have a fully open top(as the name suggests) which is generally covered by a strong rubber tarpaulin.
At Container Co we have 40 ft containers, 20 ft containers and 10 ft containers for sale, as well as container hire. We can offer extensive shipping container modification, including open top containers, NZ wide.
Benefits Of Open Top Shipping Containers
Having an open top on your shipping container can make storing and transporting over-sized or oddly-shaped items less of a hassle as you aren’t restricted to the normal confines of regular shipping containers.
Having the open tops can open up opportunities to store items you wouldn’t normally be able to, increasing the number and range of items you can store and ship with your shipping container.
Some common items that are shipped and stored in open-top containers are:
- Large machinery
- Construction vehicles
- Rocks, minerals and ore
- Construction debris
Having the open top will also allow for easier loading and unloading of heavy objects with a crane.
Uses For Open Top Shipping Containers
Thanks to these added benefits, open top containers offer a range of practical uses.
Storage - Thanks to the easier access and ability to store larger items, these containers are perfect as a storage solution.
Transporting Goods - Due to the increased functionality and open top access, transporting certain items (large, over-sized or oddly-shaped) is much easier with an open top container.
ContainerCo - Shipping Container Hires and Sales
At ContainerCo we have shipping containers for sale NZ wide in a range of sizes and configurations. You can hire for the short term or long term, or purchase containers for a permanent solution to your needs. We have 40 ft, 20 ft and 10 ft shipping containers for sale NZ wide, so you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for.
We can offer open top containers, side opening shipping containers, and many other container modifications NZ-wide. Buy containers from one of our depots around the country and have them modified by our highly-skilled team.
We can provide you with containers in a variety of sizes (10 foot, 20 foot, 40 foot), for many purposes. We have containers for sale Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and NZ-wide, as well as container hires Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and NZ-wide.
Give us a call on 0508 732 873 or request a free quote online today!