Container Twistlocks NZ is a business of Smooth Services Limited. We act as an agent of an Australian business, operating out of our main premises at 11 Tarndale Grove, Rosedale, Auckland.
We are a nationwide supplier of shipping container twistlocks and container connection devices. Whilst some of you may not know what these devices are and what can be done with these unique products, our staff are on-hand to help you with your exciting container project and to answer any of your queries.
Commonly known, shipping containers have become a proven method to reliably move cargo around the world. Container Twistlocks offer a range of devices, including various twistlocks, corner castings, bridge clamps, locks and footings, to assist you with safely mounting or joining your containers.
Our Auckland base holds a range of products in stock – some of which are unique in New Zealand. They can be viewed here: www.twistlocks.co.nz
We carry the side twistlock, which is our own patented product. Simple and clever, its primary purpose is to secure containers to hard standing footings. But it can also be used for mounting roof structures, aerials, etc. You think it, it is probably able to work!
All products are load-rated to comply with ISO standards.
Give us a call or email (email@example.com) and we will happily talk about your project and offer help and guidance to choose the best suited products for your application. You can become very creative with containers, so do not be afraid to ask for assistance.
We’re pleased to be underway with a site development project at our main premises (11 Tarndale Grove, Albany) in order to provide new storage options and parking to our premises. We have just received Auckland Council consent to add a new vehicle crossing (driveway entrance) and increase our yard space. So we’ll soon have additional parking and space for up to eight 20 foot shipping containers for clients’ short term or long term storage.
It unfortunately means making significant alterations to the shiny fence we added only in 2015!
But the addition of shipping container storage units will add to our 64 permanent units housed within our main warehouse. High security will be maintained, with high definition CCTV and monitored security systems in place.
We have a range of unit sizes from 25 cubic metres up to 43 cubic metres, and can also accommodate smaller space requirements. All of our units have furniture blankets in them, to keep your possessions protected whilst stored.
And our friendly team are of course happy to assist you with your moving needs in or out of storage. Call us on 0800 36 36 10, submit an enquiry online or email us direct.
The Smooth Mover is expanding! We are proud to offer both a Removal and Storage Options to our customers from the 1st August 2015. We will be moving to our new premises at 11 Tarndale Grove, Albany, taking over and maintaining the good work currently being done by Safe T Storage.
The warehouse contains purpose built storage units that come in 3 sizes.
25cbm 2.4 x 4.5m suitable for a 2brm home or flat
33cbm 2.4 x 6.0m suitable for a 2/3 brm home
42cbm 2.4 x 7.5m suitable for 3brm – moderate 4brm home.
The secure, clean, dry storage units are suitable for household effects, commercial stock holdings or document storage. All units are easily accessible and with our solitary structural design, it makes loading and unload a breeze on those wet miserable days.
This not only protects your personal effects from being rain damaged while loading into storage it also prevents mildew from developing on them during your stay.
Furniture blanks (the same as used in our removal trucks) are supplied in each unit to cover and protect your furniture while being stored, so international wrapping of your effects isn’t necessary. More floor area is available per cubic metre in our units and a low ceiling height of only 2.4 high, makes stacking easier (no steps required) and reduces the pressure placed on the items below.
24 hour monitored security alarm is installed and security patrols inspect the premises at night. A separate fire alarm system incorporating smoke and heat sensors are linked directly to the Fire Service.
So now The Smooth Mover can offer both removal and storage options for a complete package.
Stay tuned as our website gets an update with more storage information.
Thank you to all our clients, without your support we wouldn’t be heading in this great direction.
Hi all, here are some great storage packing tips if you are planning on storing your household items, these tips will maximise your space and prevent damage to your belongings.
A lot of these tips are used by the Smooth Mover as standard practices and also from personal experience of storing household items.
Make sure that all your white linen, clothes etc are washed before storing. After a period of time any trace of sweat or grease will turn your whites yellow.
Use sturdy boxes so they can be stacked on top of each to maximise the height of the storage unit.
If you are storing wine, check out storage facilities that offer climate control.
Make sure that you number all your boxes and keep an inventory of what is in those boxes, you may need to find something whilst everything is in storage. When you move to your new place an inventory will help in telling our guys where each box needs to go.
Don’t cover furniture with plastic, this can lead to condensation and mildew issues.
Remove petrol from lawnmowers and clean all your garden implements.
If able pack all your electronic equipment such as computers, tv, stereo’s in their original packing.
Roll your rugs rather than fold, folding may cause permanent damage to the pile.
You can not store food, pot plans and hazardous materials in storage lockers for obvious reasons.
Hazardous materials include: Gas bottles, paint thinners, petrol and cleaning fluids.
Leave your fridge doors open, if closed you will have mold issues.
Disassemble furniture to save space.
Above all remember “If it fits in a box, put it in a box”
If you are stuck on where to start for your storage needs please contact us via our website or phone 09 415 4222 for our unit sizes and prices.