Container homes, the solution for the deficit of homes
2020

Container homes, the solution for the deficit of homes

Housing shortage in the Netherlands. Who would have thought it could arise in our welfare state? And yet it is there. Increasingly even, because it is only becoming more expensive to build houses and the housing market has gone completely crazy! The result: starters can't find affordable housing, or build one themselves, and tenants pay astronomical rental prices. But there is a solution: homes from shipping containers.

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Container sizes: A complete overview
2020

Container sizes: A complete overview

Suppose you have an immense or compact amount of goods and you are still looking for a suitable solution for safe transport or efficient storage. Ever thought of a CARU shipping container? With a robust and flexible shipping container - also called shipping container - you transport your goods from A to B very practically.

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The invention of the century
2019

The invention of the century

Thanks to shipping containers, we can drink affordable Argentine Cabernet Sauvignon and order cheap phone cases from China. And when containers are discarded? They get a second life as food trucks, bridges or flagship stores. No wonder there are currently 20 million containers in circulation. These 5 facts prove that the container can rightly be called the invention of the twentieth century!

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 What can you fit into a shipping container?
2019

What can you fit into a shipping container?

487,000 eggs, 11 pallets or 2 cars: that’s what! Containers are fantastic at sea thanks to their transport capabilities. But they’re just as fantastic on land, because you can store anything in them. Beach furniture, machines, building materials, household contents, documents, you name it. But which container is right for your storage requirements? Read more about the dimensions, volume and certificates of the most common container types here.

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What can you do with containers?
2019

What can you do with containers?

Think containers are boring? Not at all! There are large, small, high and double-door containers. But you can also find them with open tops, used, for sale, for rent and in every colour of the rainbow. Thanks to the invention of the century, you now have infinitely more storage space and can also transport your stuff quickly and easily from A to B. And you can even transform a container into a snack bar, like our customer Excelsior did. Read on to find out what you can do with containers!

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CARU containers in situaties
2019

A suitable container for every situation

Containers are world travellers. They end up in a wide variety of situations. Thanks to their robust yet flexible nature, they always perform extremely well. At CARU Containers, we supply containers for all kinds of different situations. Some are very obvious, while others are more unique. We have listed a few for you here.

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What should you look out for when buying a container?
2019

What should you look out for when buying a container?

If you suddenly realise you need much more space than you thought to transport your goods safely and easily, a shipping container is worth its weight in gold. Are you doing research because you want to buy or rent a container for your company or club? If so, you will need to think about things like size, type and condition. No need to get confused, read on to find out what you need to look out for!

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Did you know that... 20 amazing container facts
2019

Did you know that... 20 amazing container facts

Did you know that… the first container arrived in the port of Rotterdam in 1965? And that Rotterdam now has the largest container port in Europe? So it makes sense for CARU to be based in this port city. In this article, you can read many more facts about containers as well as CARU Containers.

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Atlas Copco Rental and CARU | offshore partners
2018

Atlas Copco Rental and CARU | offshore partners

Atlas Copco Rental is a worldwide leading provider of compressed air, power, steam and nitrogen rental equipment and services. CARU provides a safe home for Atlas Copco Rental machines when they go offshore.

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Excelsior Rotterdam builds Fan Court with CARU Containers
2018

Excelsior Rotterdam builds Fan Court with CARU Containers

We supplied 4 specially modified CARU containers for the creation of a Fan Court for Rotterdam football club Excelsior.

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