In the UK, ‘one trip’ shipping containers are the closest a customer can get to purchasing a new container. But what does getting a ‘one trip’ container really mean?
Here is everything you need to know:
A one trip shipping container is a container that has completed one international trip, after having left the factory where it was originally built. The vast majority of shipping containers are built in China, therefore a one trip shipping container is likely to have been shipped once from China to Europe.
As one trip containers are the newest type available to UK customers, they inevitably offer the best quality and condition. Aesthetically, they appear much fresher than a used shipping container which has been transported many more times and has received a few more dinks and scratches along the way.
That said, we always warn our customers that one trip shipping containers do not come without the odd mark. Remember, they have completed a voyage of nearly 5,000 miles at sea!
As one trip containers come in such good condition, they are ideal for top quality conversions. Whether it be a large scale project such as an inner-city market, or a smaller conversion such as a container cafe with a serving hatch, one trip containers are almost always the best option.
Click here to check out some of Lion Containers’ latest shipping container conversions.
One trip containers are built to a very high specification, offering the best quality of security and durability on the market. Their price tag does reflect their spec, but at Lion we offer regular deals and show prices in order to supply our customers with the best quality containers at the most competitive rates in the industry.
Click here to speak to our sales manager Felicity about the current one trip container offers we have available.
To work out whether a new ‘one trip’ or used unit best serves your shipping container needs, click here to check out our guide.