This curtainsided unit able to load 33 euro pallets (26 UK pallets) and can be loaded from three sides, now opens up an unconventional segment of road haulage and close-meshed distribution to containers. Offering full side access, this container provides flexibility when used for carrying part loads, each and every pallet is immediately accessible. The unit is also a perfect solution for companies that are only able to load and unload from the side.
Like the standard dry freight container, the curtainsided containers are built using the same high-strength steels and lightweight flooring materials so as to minimize tare weight. Our 45ft curtain containers are equipped with theft-proof curtains with heavy duty webbing. Curtainsided containers are stackable up to 5 high when empty and up to 3 high when fully loaded and can be top-lifted like the standard 45ft container.
The 45ft container is the intermodal transport system of the future. All the containers are compatible with 40ft infrastructure and the design conforms to EU Legislation EN 253. Transporting more with fewer movements and all handled with the same infrastructure as used for 40ft containers.
UNIT45 design is constantly revised to take account of new technology, materials and environment as they become available and proven in service. Our 45ft containers are made with an environmentally friendly bamboo floor especially designed by UNIT45. This floor even though it is lighter it does not compromise on strength. All our 45ft containers are painted with waterborne paint.
Our 45ft curtainsiders can be bought, rented or leased for a certain period. When you send us your enquiry, a suitable offer will be made for you. After your acceptance of the offer, the order process is started. Depending on your order, the 45ft curtainsiders are especially made in your corporate identity colors and/or decals or directly available from stock in case you wish to rent/lease or buy our containers. Over the last years the rental fleet of UNIT45 containers has grown very fast up to 28000 units. After signature of the contract or payment in case of purchase, the containers are released in Rotterdam, depending on availability.
The curtainsided container in available in 2 variations. Type A (L- of XL-approved) is equipped with a birch floor and can be (un)loaded from 3 sides, including aluminum side boards with stanchions and wooden planks. Type A+ (XL-approved) is equipped with a lightweight bamboo floor, including the aluminum side boards, stanchions and bamboo planks. All our 45ft curtainsiders are suitable for intermodal transport of cargo on rail, road and sea.