Container Delivery Information

"Container delivery is not a difficult task but you must be prepared. Please review the steps associated with getting ready for your container delivery

Once you’ve selected the ideal shipping container from GermanGlobe Crate Co., ensuring a smooth delivery involves careful site preparation. Whether you’re purchasing or renting a container, follow these crucial tips for a hassle-free drop-off. Confirm with your sales representative in advance that these steps have been addressed for a seamless delivery process.

Step 1 – Choose the Right Container

Examine the designated spot and determine the most suitable container for the location. Consider the various container sizes and door types available. Depending on the destination, opting for a smaller container with easily accessible doors ensures a secure and efficient delivery.

Step 2 – Measure Delivery Space

Account for the delivery trailer and the necessary space for the truck to maneuver and unload the container. Generally, you need twice the length of the container plus an additional 10 feet in a straight line for successful delivery. Ensure sufficient width, as length often poses the most common delivery challenge. Avoid the misconception that a 40-foot container fits into a 40-foot space. Confirm the container’s size and dimensions, then measure the delivery space to prevent issues on the delivery day.

Step 3 – Prepare Location

Check if the ground is level, as uneven terrain may hinder door operation. If placing a container on uneven land, use wooden blocks for support. Ensure proper water drainage to prevent damage, sinking, or leveling issues for your Corten steel container. Gravel or wooden blocks under the container can address these concerns. Provide pictures of potential obstacles along the delivery route, such as trees and power lines. Remember that trucks require 14 feet of height clearance and 12 feet of width clearance, and they turn wide.

By adhering to these steps, you can guarantee a successful and efficient container delivery process.

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