When it comes to container purchasing and usage, many people don’t know too much about it, unless of course, they work with it often and use them for business. Choosing the right container can be difficult enough, especially depending on your needs. This gets even more so complicated when it comes to second hand containers, or using containers for unconventional things, like turning them into swimming pools, or buildings. Things continue to be complicated when you need to use a refrigerated container.
Why You Would Need a Refrigerated Container
There are a few reasons why you would need a refrigerated shipping container or reefer over a regular one. This is dependent on what you want to transport and where to certain items, such as food, would need to be stored in a cooler place to be transported, especially over long distances. Fruits, vegetables and most certainly meats will not be able to survive lengthy travels in our South African climate. These containers are a great way to give you instant chilled storage, even onsite instead of building something from scratch.
Things to Consider When Choosing One
When you’re choosing the storage container, you will need to know if you should rent one or buy one. This will depend on your needs, but if you need long term storage, purchasing one might be a better investment. Look at the space you need and what sizes are available. You don’t want to waste your crops and stocks waiting to receive a bigger unit. What are your temperature needs, somethings will require certain humidity levels and others will need to be frozen, it all depends on the things that need to be stored, plants, food or medicine.
If you have a need for a temperature controlled container, get in contact with Container Rental to get the reefer best suited for you. Each container comes with a pre-tip inspection. The have containers that are standard sizes of 6 metres, or 12 metres. They do offer special orders that include - 3 metres, addition of cold room doors, conversion to blast freezer.