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W Piccione
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Username: Mrspicci

Post Number: 1
Registered: 9-2007
Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2007 - 1:06 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

HI. Does anybody know where to buy a container and also about a storage space in Buenos Aires. I would greatly appreciate help with those items.
Thank you!
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Roberto
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Post Number: 1305
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2007 - 2:10 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Hi Mrspicci, what type of container? I am not familiar with storage space companies in BA... Not sure if there any at all.
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W Piccione
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Username: Mrspicci

Post Number: 2
Registered: 9-2007
Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2007 - 2:33 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

HI Roberto:
I am looking for a large container to ship dry goods (e.g. furntiture) back to the USA. I would need to rent a space for the goods until it fills up the container.
Any thoughts?
Thank you.
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Roberto
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Post Number: 1306
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2007 - 4:41 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

I think you don't need to buy a container... Once you have everything you want to ship back contact a "despachante de aduana" so that he makes all shipping arrangements. He will book space in a vessel and hire the stevedores who will organize your items inside a container. You will very likely use a "consolidated" one where you will share space with someone else. Stevedores will know how to load your items, they will not mix your furniture with goods that may be in conflict. I would not know where to store this but a good idea will be to look for "industrial warehouses" in the yellow pages.
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Cakebread
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Username: Cakebread

Post Number: 2
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 3:13 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Same question. Where can I buy a 40' container in Mendoza or B.A?
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Roberto
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Post Number: 1510
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 4:06 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

More than likely you will need to contact a carrier/shipping company as they handle the 20's and 40's. Are you sure you need to buy one? What will you do with it after using it?
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Cakebread
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Username: Cakebread

Post Number: 3
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 4:12 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

I need to buy one since i am shipping ALL my belongings over but I have no house to keep everything yet (new build required).
I'll keep it for storage if it is good enough.
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Roberto
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Post Number: 1511
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 9:01 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Depending on how long ports have the ability to store containers for some time, cheaply. Have you discussed the options with local despachantes? As for buying one, I am afraid I can't help...
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WTMendoza.com
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Username: Welcometomendoza

Post Number: 146
Registered: 7-2007


Posted on Monday, February 11, 2008 - 9:55 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Hi Cakebread, like Roberto said, check with the local customs clearing agents in BA and Mendoza. I'll PM you one my strongest contacts in Mendoza - cheers
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Cakebread
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Post Number: 4
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, February 11, 2008 - 3:23 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Thanks for the info, I will contact some Despachantes (didn't know this word before) and also your recommended one.
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Cakebread
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Post Number: 5
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, February 11, 2008 - 3:27 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Thanks for the info, I will contact some Despachantes (didn't know this word before) and also your recommended one.

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