Dry Shipping Containers

Shipping containers are strong, secure and modular, making them the perfect solution for any instant storage space requirement.
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Instant - Shipping Containers offer an instant storage space which can be delivered, when and where you need it, and dropped into place with no plans, construction and minimal site preparation.
Secure - The containers have secure double lock doors with thick steel panels enabling a secure storage space.
Modular - As your storage requirements grow, further containers can be added and can even be placed on top of each other to allow for better floor space use.
Mobile - If your business moves, your container can move with you.
Flexible - You can rent your container for as long as you need. As your requirements change, your container numbers can increase or decrease accordingly.

Use Cases

The perfect solution for your business’ transport and storage requirements.
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Dry shipping containers are available in 3m, 6m and 12m, on a rental and sales basis.

3m (10ft) Container

3m shipping containers offer secure storage for areas where space is a premium. They have a small footprint and can be instantly delivered for safe and secure storage.

6m (20ft)

6m shipping containers are the perfect solution for additional storage requirements. They can be delivered to just about any location, offering an instant and secure space with minimal capital investment.

12m (40ft)

12m shipping containers offer a huge volume of approximately 76mᶟ of storage space. They require minimal site preparation and can be delivered to create an instant warehouse.

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Dry Container Rentals

Dry Containers for Sale

View our dry containers for sale process.
How long can I lease a container for?

We hire containers for anything from 30 days to over 5 years. Even if you need containers for a shorter period, please reach out to us and we can see if we can assist with shorter term rentals.

What condition will the container be in?

All containers are manufactured to ISO standards and are cargo worthy so don’t be put off by appearances. There are four Grades of containers with differing purchase prices.

Grade B
  • Wind and water tight
  • Good condition
  • Minimal dents
  • Minimal rust
Grade C
  • Wind and water tight
  • Fair condition
  • Moderate dents
  • Moderate rust
  • Wind and water tight
  • Good condition
  • External primer and paint
  • Moderate dents
  • Excellent condition
  • No dents
  • No rust
What is the process for transport?

Containers are generally delivered using either a flatbed truck, or alternatively a crane truck, if the delivery location has no offloading facilities. Almar can arrange for either method of delivery.

Where should I position the container?

Make sure you have identified a flat, hard surface that can handle the weight of the container. An empty 3m container weighs 1.400kgs (1.4 tons), an empty 6m container weighs 2.185kgs (2.1 tons), while an empty 12m container weighs 3.640kgs (3.6 tons). A full 3m can take in excess of 10tons while a 6m and 12m can take in excess of 30 tons.

What is the cost to rent a container?
To get a quote phone Almar on +27 31 561 6767 and speak to our sales team. Have the answers to these questions at hand for the swiftest service:
  • What size container do you need?
  • How long do you intend to use it for?
  • What do you intend to use it for?
  • Do you need it to be delivered?

The Perfect Storage and Transportation Solution.

Almar dry / shipping containers are the ideal solution for your storage and transportation needs.
They are available to lease or buy.
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Nationwide footprint

With offices and container depots within each of South Africa’s major centers, we’re able to get your container to you simply, reliably and fast.

KwaZulu-Natal (Head Office)

50 St Andrews Drive, Durban North, 4051
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20 Indiana St, Apex Benoni, 1540
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Cape Town

Cape Town

Aristea Rd, Zevenwacht Estate, Kuilsriver, 7550
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