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Refrigerated Containers

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Keep Perishable Goods Fresh.

Ideal For Storage and Transit of Chilled & Frozen Items

Refrigerated containers are fundamentally big fridge/freezers that are used to transport temperature-controlled cargo, such as: fruits, meat, fish, seafood, vegetables, dairy and also non-food products, such as: flowers, pharmaceuticals and film, across the world. Cold storage units and refrigerated containers are very versatile investments, in particular if your business requires additional on-site or portable cold storage.

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From our experience, the main uses of Refrigerated Containers are the storage/transportation: for the meat trade, of perishable goods, and for the catering industry. Refrigerated Containers are a cost-effective solution to food distributors, restaurants and other such businesses that require additional cold storage.

Not only do Refrigerated Containers provide additional space, but they also offer the unique option of portability, meaning that you can arrange for your Refrigerated Container to be moved or transported at your discretion.

At Universal Containers, we provide refrigerated containers in both 20ft and 40ft sizes. With temperatures that can be set to as low as -25 degrees, they are an ideal solution for the catering industry.

If you are looking for a Refrigerated Container of a different size, we also offer Special Sized Containers so please call the Universal Containers team to discuss your requirements and receive no obligation advice.

Refrigerated Containers For Sale & Hire

Products that may need to be shipped or transported chilled or frozen on in controlled temperatures will be in need of a refrigerated environment. Essentially, any you can rest assured that any perishable goods will remain in-tact and kept fresh within a refrigerated container.

Reefer containers, thanks to their clever design, have the ability to maintain the cargo at the specifically required temperatures for the entire duration of the transit via road, rail or sea. Refrigerated containers are available in standard sizes, however containers can be customised to suit your needs.

Refrigerated Containers are highly specialised containers, so if you’d like to enquire, give us a call to discuss your initial requirements and as a result, we can provide you with a bespoke quotation tailored specifically to your needs, in addition to offering our expert advice to ensure that you get the best use, conversion and price for a Refrigerated Container.

Parts, accessories, fabrication and other cosmetic improvements are available for your Refrigerated Container, such as external painting in your chosen RAL colour. Thanks to our bespoke conversion options, you are able to totally personalise your Refrigerated Container to suit your needs.

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Why Choose Universal Containers?

With over thirty years’ experience serving the shipping industry with container storage facilities and maintenance services, in addition to providing quality new and used storage and custom-built site accommodation to the trade and public, we are confident we will be able to fulfil your requirements with economical quality products and service.

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