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Containerlift continue their sponsorship of The Laughter Specialists!

We’re proud to be continuing our sponsorship of children’s charity, The Laughter Specialists! Their work is remarkable and we recently joined them on a visit to the children’s wards at Broomfield Hospital, Essex to see them in action. As we entered the wards we were greeted by some pretty poorly children, but after a few


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We’re pleased to be offering more container storage!

With recent expansion, Containerlift now have an even larger site in Southampton for storing containers for the long or short term. Containerlift not only supply shipping containers for hire, lease and purchase, we also offer safe and secure container storage solutions for both domestic and commercial customers. Our team will happily lift, collect and deliver


Containerlift raise money for BBC Children in Need

Containerlift joined forces with their local school, Dunmow St. Mary’s Primary School and The Laughter Specialists to raise money for BBC Children in Need’s Appeal on Friday 17 November. Containerlift have been sponsors of The Laughter Specialists for a number of years and being a charity that brings laughter and humour to children, they were


Containerlift receive prestgious award

Containerlift are proud to announce we have recently been awarded a prestigious award by the Ministry of Defence due to our commitment to ‘The Defence Employment Recognition Scheme’ – introduced by the government in 2014. The scheme encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same, with Containerlift being awarded a Bronze


Saffron Walden Carnival

What an afternoon – with so many people, so many smiles and so many water guns at the Saffron Walden Carnival!  Containerlift were proud to support our chosen charity ‘The Laughter Specialists’ at the Saffron Walden Carnival, supplying one of our trucks to take part in the procession.  Thousands of people lined the streets as


No Mud, No Glory… again!

No Mud No Glory

The Containerlift team have done it again!! No Mud No Glory!   A year on and they have done it again! Well… some of them did! The Major Series, No Mud No Glory, 10K run with epic military obstacle zones along the way was just as tough as the first time! I say that as


Essex to Finland – Snow Problem!

Screen shot of route taken from Essex to Finland

Essex to Finland   Containerlift has just completed its northernmost delivery of drilling equipment in the help to find gold in Northern Finland. A delivery of drilling equipment to Northern Finland was completed by our driver David Treloar. David was travelling for four days before he reached his destination near Rovaniemi, Finland. Ravaniemi is the capital


The Laughter Specialists

The Laughter Specialists

  We have lots of fun planned this year with The Laughter Specialists! Mud run, quiz night and Saffron Walden Carnival to name a few. Take a look at their website to see some of the fantastic work they do in the hospitals and schools they visit – http://www.thelaughterspecialists.co.uk/  


CCA & Focused Conference – Shenzhen, China

In September, Containerlift joined other freight forwarders from across the globe at the annual CCA & Focused Conference, in Shenzhen, China. Shenzhen is one of China’s newest cities with a population that has grown from 30,000 in 1980 to over 21 million in 2016! Joost Baker (Managing Director) and Paul Reeves (Shipping Manager), traveled out


Do you need deep sea shipping rates to East Africa?

    Take a look at what we have to offer to East Africa.. – Competitive shipping rates to East Africa. Ports Including Mombasa, Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar – On-carriage to inland destinations available upon request – Regular and reliable services utilising a variety of different shipping lines – Loading containers on standard trailers


Shipping to Banjul?

– Competitive rates – Weekly sailings from the UK – Loading on standard trailers or lifted to the ground for safer loading – We will take care of everything for you. You only need to speak to us! Please call our sales team today on +44 (0) 1371 879400


Shipping to the Middle East?

Looking for a shipping company that can handle your freight requirements to and from the Middle East? Whether you have shipments of commercial goods, industrial materials or a one off shipment of personal belongings Containerlift can fulfil all your requirements. Please call our team today on +44 (0) 1371 879400


Containerlift Donation to the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust

We all hope we never have a need for them but it is incredibly reassuring to know they are there. The network of Air Ambulances across the UK truly offer a lifesaving service to hundreds of people every year. Containerlift is delighted to be able to support the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT)


GOLD for Containerlift!

Containerlift have reached yet another safety milestone by achieving Gold, the highest standard in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. The Freight Operator Recognition Scheme is a voluntary accreditation programme open to companies operating commercial vehicles. It is one over-arching scheme that encompasses all aspects of safety, fuel efficiency, economical operations and vehicle emissions. Road hauliers


Amazing Andrew Before & After for St Gemma’s Hospice!!

Amazing Andrew Before & After for St Gemma’s Hospice!! Eighteen months ago ex-driver and good friend of Containerlift, Andrew Collings, decided to trade in his old life style of little exercise, too much unhealthy food and beer. The change culminated in Andrew completing the Bolton Ironman Triathlon yesterday raising money for St Gemma’s Hospice www.st-gemma.co.uk. St Gemma’s


Its Quiz Time

Giving you all plenty of notice to brush up on your general knowledge ready for The Laughter Specialists Charitable Trust quiz


New Health & Safety Qualifications

Massive congratulations go to Marie Morton, HR Manager, for achieving her Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) qualification and to David Heys, Operations Director, for achieving the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). Two more milestones reached as part of Containerlift’s ongoing safety improvement programme. “Marie and David have worked extremely


Lest We Forget

Today marks the 2-year anniversary of Soldier, Lee Rigby’s tragic death. Drummer and machine-gunner of the second Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers was brutally murdered while off duty and walking near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich. The memory of the murdered solider has been honoured this year by Eddie Stobart who are


Containerlift is Rockin to Rimini

This year Dan Philbey, Business Developer at Containerlift, is taking part in the Wacky Rally. His teams chosen theme and name is “The Crash Test Dummies” and during the rally, they will all be wearing fancy dress… including the car! Raising money for The Laughter Specialists, they have chosen the “Rockin to Rimini” route. Starting