Terms and Conditions

MK Containers & Storage Products (Jan 08)

1.) MK Storage & Shipping Containers are delivered by outside transport, we obtain the best possible prices to ensure our customers pay local best delivery charges when ever possible. Delivery can be arranged within days if needed.

2.) Due to the size of the items, we must ensure access is suitable for 20ft 30ft and 40ft + Lorries. If you are ordering two or more 20ft containers delivery will be in two’s with a 40ft + lorry.

3.) As we always obtain fixed delivery prices, and at the lowest price there is no room for waiting time or delays due to access problems, any extra charges occurring from the transport firm must be paid by the Container / Shelving customer, either direct to the transport firm or via MK Containers.

4.) Our flat - pack range of containers (Expandastore, Expandakabin & Motorcycle garages) will be delivered in flat - pack form, complete with a set of assembly instructions upon each delivery. Delivery of these items will be 7 - 21 days from order, however, we will do our very best to deal with any urgent delivery requests (small extra charge may apply). Container erection service is available on request at an extra cost / and depending on location, please ask for details. Note: The Motorcycle garages 960 & Bikesafe are made to order, cancellations on these will be subject to a 10% cancellation fee

5.) All containers will be delivered using HIAB type offloading, unless otherwise requested by the customer.. It is assumed that a suitable offloading area is available, should this not be possible the customer shall arrange at their expense the labour and any necessary machinery for the unloading of the goods at the delivery site

6.) Delivery dates are without obligation and shall be subject to reasonable transit times, transport breakdowns, traffic problems etc.

7.) Our storage containers (Mover box, 6ft 8ft 10ft 15ft & Flat - pack range) are new containers, these are not suitable for open shipping , unless inside a shipping container.

8.) Our 20ft once used shipping containers are genuine first trip into the UK, these are shipped to the UK on a one way basis, and are therefore, in an excellent condition, however, our customers must accept any small damage, marks and scratches that may have occurred due to this one trip.

9.) All our Shelving and related storage products are delivered flat - pack and offloading is required by the customer by hand or preferably by fork lift truck, installation can be arranged at extra cost, or easy instructions can be given by email or phone. All shelving and related products - delivery terms are as our above container terms above.

10.) Ordering Containers or storage products can be e.mailed or faxed, we can take a phone order and would kindly request this is confirmed by either e.mail or fax. Containers or shelving can not be reserved without payment in full or a deposit of 30% if the items are not currently in stock, Note, Container stocks are generally fairly low in the UK so a deposit is only taken to hold a container if it is currently in stock in one of our UK sites, this (these) containers are required to be purchased in full and collected within 14 days.

11.) We are pleased to accept payment by Cheque, BACS Credit or Debit card, please note, all these payment options are fee free except the Credit card option, this payment service attracts a fee of 2.5% of the total, Cash payments are not accepted.

12.) Retention of goods: the goods remain in our property until payment of the full purchase price. For services offered in addition to the delivery of our product the conditions of warranty and liability of the executing companies are valid. 13.) MK (the seller) is not able to decide whether or not the containers, cabins or storage products are suited for the planned purpose of use and does not give any warranty in this respect. Depending on the planned use of the containers, cabins or storage product there may be official permits required for the erection, placement and / or usage. The responsibility to obtain these remains with the buyer / customer.

14.) In cases when containers are picked up by the customer and exported, the buyer must provide us with the following documents:
To a country outside of the EU: The certified export customs clearance document.
To another member country of the EU: a confirmation of receipt or proof of delivery.

15.) Purchases via our ‘buy on line’ website, .. If we do not have the product in stock we will inform you immediately, and with the soonest week it can be delivered, if this is not acceptable we will offer an immediate refund.