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Save Money With Coldtainer

Refrigerated van or freezer van conversions are time-consuming and expensive. With their ease-of-use and lower operating costs, Coldtainer storage containers are perfect for mobile or van delivery operations. By eliminating the need for expensive refrigeration units and liners, Coldtainer allows businesses to get all the benefits from having exact temperature control without any of the hassles and additional costs.

Eco-Friendly Means Lower Operating Costs

Coldtainer units are capable of running directly from your 12-volt vehicle engine/ battery, on a dedicated battery, or via a 110 V AC wall outlet, all as either a primary source of power, or as a backup. Simply plug the container into a wall outlet, and you are all set. The new Coldtainer AuO models even contain their own batteries removing the need for vehicle or external power. These are perfect for electric delivery vehicles or vans.

No matter your business, no matter the circumstances, with Coldtainer you can rest assured your cargo will remain at the optimal temperature until it arrives at its destination.

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No Expensive Van Conversion

Skip the unnecessary van liner. Coldtainer offers lower initial cost AND better value long-term.

Plug It In and Go

Runs off car battery, autonomous battery unit, or wall outlet. Just plug your Coldtainer in and it's good to go.

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Easy to Load and Unload

There's an emergency! Need to quickly change your Coldtainer to another van in the fleet? Not a problem.

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Instant Savings

Not only are the upfront costs of building a refrigerated van or a freezer van much lower with Coldtainer, but standard vans get much better fuel economy than insulated vehicles. And with almost zero maintenance expense, Coldtainer provides lasting value and return on investment. Having the ability to move the units from vehicle to vehicle, or from the vehicle to an event space makes Coldtainer the perfect solution for mobile or urban operations.

By removing the high costs of outfitting, operating, and replacing insulated vehicles, Coldtainer can also greatly reduce vehicle downtime, getting you back on the road faster and delivering your goods. Coldtainer is the perfect solution for your business.

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Have Any Questions?

Let’s talk! Coldtainer is a premier provider of both refrigerated and heated holding containers that are ideal for food, beverage, and medical storage on the go. If your business is in need of a temperature-controlled solution that will allow the safe delivery of food, biological substances, temperature-sensitive chemicals, or pharmaceuticals, then we can tailor a solution to your exact needs. Reach out today and let us know what you have in mind.

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Testimonials

With Coldtainer portable refrigerated containers we are saving between $7,000 and $9,000 per vehicle upfront compared to the cost of insulated, refrigerated vans. The units also lower our operating costs because they are installed in vans that that get much better fuel economy, and they are virtually maintenance free compared to refrigeration units. Coldtainer is the perfect solution to meet our temperature control needs.

Jehad Hannoush Multi-Unit Edible Arrangements Owner, Orlando, Florida

Coldtainer gives us the ability to keep expanding our business cost effectively and efficiently. With the portable container for transporting and storing frozen products we were able to open a ballpark concession stand, and at a much lower cost than for a frozen food truck. That’s capital we can use to grow our Italian ice franchises and our catering business for corporate events.

Gregory J. Rhoads Owner, Kool Beans Inc.

Coldtainer refrigerated containers allow us to transport products over longer distances in cargo vans for a lower capital investment, and with double the fuel economy for those vehicles at significantly reduced operating costs. Our maintenance costs are also lower than those for medium-duty trucks with coolers and cold plate refrigeration systems. The containers are easy to install and we can also easily move them to a different truck. Over time, we plan to add larger van models with Coldtainer units to our fleet.

John Nottingham Palace Vending

Compared to insulating a vehicle and upfitting it with a roof-mounted refrigeration unit, we spent $10,000 to $15,000 less on a standard van and a Coldtainer. The reliability of theportable container has also been great. We’ve never had an issue since we’ve owned it and it doesn’t require maintenance. The Coldtainer is a simple solution that meets our refrigerated and frozen transport needs at a much lower cost.

Bob Boyce Lil' Ponderosa Beef

With Coldtainer portable refrigerated units we are able to assure the integrity of the cooked food and fresh ingredients we transport and use at an off-site catering operation. We could purchase food from outside vendors or invest in a refrigerated truck but Coldtainers give us better control over schedules at a lower cost. The units made more sense because they’re perfect for what we do, and they give us the peace of mind that we’re providing the highest quality service.

Steven Maak Executive Chef , Levy Sports and Entertainment

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