• Container Logistics

    Pentalver are a leading provider of container related services in the UK.

    • Container Storage

      Pentalver offer loaded and empty container storage at all of our five depots; Felixstowe, Southampton, London Gateway and Cannock. Our Felixstowe and Southampton depots have Bonded ETSF (former ERTS) operation.

    • Container Transport

      Pentalver are a Home Office "Section 5" approved haulier, permitting the movement goods of a sensitive nature. We operate a fleet of over 200 tractor units and around 300 trailers throughout the UK, with our largest transport fleets based in Cannock and Southampton.

    • Specialist Haulage

      Our dedicated Specialist Transport team plan and coordinate the entire logistics of abnormal loads throughout the UK and Europe.

    • Cargo Handling

      We are able to offer cargo loading and unloading, from a simple Devan to OOG Project Cargo, with state of the art equipment and facilities. We can handle from quote to invoice to simplify your requirements.

      • Cargo Handling Services

        We are able to offer cargo loading and unloading, from a simple Devan to OOG Project Cargo, with state of the art equipment and facilities we can handle from quote to invoice to simplify your requirements.

      • Cargo Handling Gallery

        Please see image gallery of past completed jobs. These range from securing cars, to heavy plant machinery to flat racks.

    • Maintenance & Repair

      To support our empty storage operations, every depot has a dedicated team of qualified container repairers. We can offer a range of additional services such as fumigation, steam cleaning, liner bag fitting, and CSC plating.

    • Refrigeration Services

      Pentalver offer 365 days a year 24/7 dedicated reefer services and we are an authorised service centre for all the main reefer manufacturers. Genset hire is also available upon request.

    • Logistic Services

      Our logistic services team deal with both containerised and loose cargo globally via sea, air, road and rail. Customs clearance and other formalities can be arranged, and we specialise in the movement of sensitive cargoes.

    • The Training Academy

      Pentalver are a fully accredited and approved training provider offering both bespoke and off-the-shelf, high quality and cost effective training for businesses of all sizes

      • What is the Training Academy?

        Pentalver is a fully accredited training provider in Cannock providing a range of training courses. Courses can also be taught at your own location on request.

      • Driver CPC and Hazardous Awareness courses

        The training academy provide CPC driver training courses as well as Hazardous Awareness in Cannock or at your chosen destination.

      • Other Training Courses Provided

        The training academy doesn't just offer driver courses, please find out more to see what the training academy can provide.

    • VOSA Workshop

      Our VOSA approved MOT testing station offers Safety Inspections, General Vehicle Repairs, Pre MOT inspections, HGV & Trailer MOT’s, Steam Cleaning, Brake Testing and headlight multi checks.

  • Container Sales

    Pentalver are one of the UK’s largest suppliers of new, second hand and refurbished containers including reefer containers and container conversions.

    • Container Sales Gallery

      Pentalver can provide a range of container sales services. In this gallery you can see a range of new build containers, second hand containers and bespoke conversions.

    • General Containers

      Shipping containers are excellent for the storage of a wide variety of items including plant equipment, motorcycles, documents and stock. We supply both newly constructed and second hand ISO Shipping Containers, and can lease and deliver containers to your location.

      • New Containers

        We can supply new secure steel storage shipping container in a wide range of sizes. All our shipping containers are made of high grade Corten steel, making them resistant to the elements and perfect for transferable storage options.

      • Second Hand Containers

        We have a variety of Second Hand used containers for sale and these are a lower cost alternative to new shipping container. Costs can vary depending on the standard you require.

      • Lease Containers

        We can lease containers for rental terms that suite your requirements. We can supply you with a variety of equipment new and second-hand and deliver directly to your location.

    • Container Conversions

      Pentalver are specialists in modifying ISO shipping containers into manner of things; offices, welfare units, workshops and numerous other bespoke applications, all configured to the customers' specifications. Due to their size and strength ISO shipping containers lend themselves to be highly adaptable.

      • Bespoke Container Conversion

        Pentalver specialise in taking ISO shipping containers and turning them into all manner of things, often without the purpose of storage. Due to their size and strength, ISO Shipping Containers lend themselves to be highly adaptable.

      • Converted Container Offices

        Our dedicated Container Conversion Team can create an office to your bespoke needs; from the choice of colour to the layout inside. The benefits of a container conversion are a drop off to site, and they are self-contained and cost effective.

      • Converted Container Workshops

        We can help you creating multiple workshops, bespoke to your requirements. The benefit of a container conversion is a drop to site solution, self-contained and cost effective.

      • Converted Container Storage Options

        Pentalver specialise in taking ISO shipping containers and turning them into all manner of things for the purpose of storage. Due to their size and strength, ISO Shipping Containers lend themselves to be highly adaptable.

    • Refrigerated Containers

      Reefer containers make a perfect and economic temperature controlled storage solution that, when maintained, will offer many years of service. We supply brand new and second hand reefer containers and bespoke reefer container conversions. All popular makes of reefer machineries are available - Carrier, Daikin, Starcool and Thermoking.

      • New Reefer Containers

        We can supply brand new Refrigerated containers, all with manufacturer warranty for peace of mind. These are supplied brand new, only having done one trip from the factory to our depots.

      • Second Hand Reefer Containers

        Pentalver offer a full line of quality used seagoing refrigerated containers in the common ISO sizes - 20' and 40' High Cube. Non-operational reefers are also available to purchase. These containers are normally ex shipping line or leasing company fleet with an average age of 10 years. We only select the best containers for our used fleet to ensure that you receive a top-quality product. Used reefer containers offer a more economic temperature controller storage solution.

      • Bespoke Reefer Containers

        Pentalver specialise in taking ISO Reefer shipping containers and turning them into all manner of things, often without the purpose of storage. Due to their size and strength we can undertake a wide variety of bespoke modifications to any reefer container.

    • Container Accessories

      To complement your container or conversion Pentalver can supply various accessories from shelving to doors, windows and electrics,

    • Container Specifications

      Containers come in many sizes, ranging from 8ft to 45ft in length. See full specifications and images of each type of container.

    • CSC Plating

      Pentalver workshops offer CSC Inspections and Certification of containers which are required to comply with International Maritime Regulations.

    • Transport to you

      Pentalver can arrange delivery of containers throughout the UK and offer lift off facilities at your final destination.

    • FAQs

      Please find our most frequently asked questions about new and used shipping containers. If you have any further queries please contact us and we will be pleased to help you.

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  • About Us
    • Company Profile

      Over the past 30 years Pentalver have expanded through business growth and self investment to become a leading provider of container-related services in the UK.

    • Our History

      Pentalver Transport began operations in 1980 in Southampton, offering road haulage services to shipping lines using the Port of Southampton.

    • Responsibility

      Pentalver are committed to offering responsible and sustainable services and solutions that help reduce environmental impact.

    • Health, Safety, Security & Environment

      Health and Safety is an integral part of the DNA in Pentalver. It forms the foundation of each and every decision we make and helps design the way we work.

    • Quality Assurance

      We believe in Business Excellence and we take Quality seriously ensuring we have the right business systems in place to provide the highest levels of quality and service to our customers.

    • Trading Conditions

      Pentalver Transport Ltd, and Pentalver Cannock Ltd, conduct business in accordance with the Terms and Conditions

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