We'll send a formal quote and if accepted a pro-forma invoice will be sent to you.
Once full payment is made, transportation can be organised by Almar via a third party and full payment of this is made at the same time.
Full payment for the purchase of a container and transportation (if required) reflects in our account.
Your container is released for delivery.
Our customers usually buy new shipping containers when they need the containers to represent their brand, for food safety reasons or for high-end container conversions because of their excellent condition.
Used containers are usually sold for static on-site storage purposes. They are more affordable than new shipping containers and their costs are graded according to their condition in descending order as per below:
Wind and watertight and in good condition with moderate dents. External primers and paint are applied.
Wind and watertight and in good condition with minimal dents and rust.
Wind and watertight and in fair condition with moderate dents and rust.
Almar are sellers of the following shipping container types:
Buying a shipping container is a worthwhile investment if you're looking to use it long term, perhaps as a fixed structure. e.g. container home, office or shop
Container rentals are a much more viable option if your requirements are only temporary. Shipping containers can be rented at an affordable cost with flexible leasing agreements available from Almar.
As it is with purchasing a container, container rental prices vary based on the volatility of the container market. Read our article "How much Does a Container Cost in South Africa" to get a good understanding of what you can expect to pay for renting a shipping container.
The main way to protect yourself from container fraud is to ensure you're doing business with a reputable container company with a proven track-record. Read our tips to avoid container fraud.