Boxrent Limited is the rental subsidiary of Grand View Container Trading (UK) Limited. Headquartered in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. As a GVCT subsidiary, part of the UES International HK group of companies, Boxrent specialise in the supply of ISO shipping containers and related products for short & long terms rental within the UK.
GVCT is one of the UK’s largest container trading companies, importing in excess of 4000 containers into the UK per annum. All equipment is sourced directly from a selection of China’s largest container manufacturers, with our parent company domiciled in mainland China, Boxrent benefits from high quality, competitively priced equipment.
Boxrents’ national container depot network, enables us to supply our high-quality containers in a timely & cost effective manner throughout the United Kingdom.
At Boxrent we pride ourselves on our customer care. We are always available to discuss our customer’s requirements, enabling us to find the most efficient and effective storage solution for each individual. Where there are unavoidable issues, we have a trusted group of specialist container maintenance teams, who can be on hand to repair any damaged units with minimum hassle & disruption.
Martin Crayden Managing Director – Martin has been a part of the GVCT group since joining the company in 2009 after leaving the position of Senior Vice President with Mobile Mini (UK) Limited. Prior to Mobile Mini’s entrance into the UK market, Martin held the position of Managing Director with Royal Wolf Trading (UK) Limited. With full P&L responsibility for the European business units in the UK and The Netherlands, Martin oversaw a rapid period of expansion prior to the sale of the business by Triton Container International Limited to Mobile Mini Inc. Having worked within the container industry for over 30 years, Martin has a broad industry knowledge along with a wealth of experience within the UK domestic container rental and sales sectors.
Simon Bateman Operations Director – Simon has been part of GVCT and subsequently Boxrent since joining in the company 2011. Prior to this he worked alongside Martin at the UK’s largest domestic container leasing company Mobile Mini UK Limited and its predecessor Royal Wolf Trading Limited. As the Director of Operations Simon was tasked with overseeing all sales & leasing departments, focusing on the successful expansion of the domestic leasing division throughout his time at both companies. Combining this with over 30 years of experience within the container industry, Simon is a truly invaluable member of the team.
Nick Crayden Sales/Leasing Representative – Nick is our newest team member having moved industries from 4 years of working within residential property Sales, Rentals & Property Management for a leading West London estate agency. Nick has joined the team to actively expand the current hire fleet as well as implementing new systems and procedures to provide a more efficient & more effective container rental business under the guidance of both Martin & Simon. His background in Residential Lettings & membership of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (MARLA) has equipped him with a deep knowledge of rental agreements and the legalities these entail which is perfectly transferred into the modern container leasing market.
UES International (HK)
Our parent company & primary shareholder, UES, form an integral part of our operational team. Their roles range from organising the manufacture of our shipping containers with the Chinese factories, as well as arranging the one way, container movements to the United Kingdom in partnership with most worlds leading shipping lines. Our daily communications with the team members at UES International (HK) allow us to exercise a substantial level of control over our equipment compared to our competitors, making our business more efficient, reliable & trustworthy.
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