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Refrigerated containers play a critical role in the transportation of temperature-sensitive cargo, including food, pharmaceuticals, and other perishable items. The cleanliness and hygiene of these containers is paramount to ensure cargo arrives safely and in good condition. At US Depot Services, we understand the importance of proper container hygiene and offer a comprehensive container washout service that meets or exceeds the shippers standards.

Our container washout service is designed to thoroughly clean the interior of the container, including the walls, floor, and ceiling. We begin with a pre-wash inspection, which involves identifying any visible signs of damage or contamination before the washout process begins. Our team of trained professionals use specialized cleaning equipment and solutions to remove residues, bacteria, and odor from the container interior, including stubborn residues such as rust or grease. Our washout process follows an efficient protocol including a pre-rinse, wash, post wash rinse, and drying process.

Timley cleaning of your cargo containers.

We take pride in providing a high quality container washout service as part of the US Depot service suite and understand the importance of timely container washouts. Flexible scheduling is available to ensure that your containers are ready for transport when you need them.

Our Solutions

Quality and Timely Cleaning Services:

Our container washout service involves a thorough cleaning process that removes residues, bacteria, and odor from the container's interior, including walls, ceiling, and flooring. Our trained professionals use specialized cleaning equipment and solutions to ensure that containers cleaned in a manner that meets or exceeds the shippers standards.

Defined and through cleaning protocol:

Our team follows a rigorous cleaning protocol that includes pre-wash inspection, washing, rinsing, and drying. We also use specialized solutions to remove stubborn residues, such as rust or grease. Our protocol adheres to guidelines set by the shipper, ensuring that cargo is transported in a method that meets or exceeds the shipper's standards.

Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly:

We understand the importance of sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. We minimize the use of water and chemicals during the washout process, ensuring that our process is efficient and sustainable. Our goal is to provide effective washout services while minimizing our impact on the environment.

Common Questions

What industry standards and guidelines do you follow for container washout?

At US Depot Service, we follow industry standards and guidelines for container washout set by the USDA and FDA. Our cleaning process is designed to meet the highest industry standards for container hygiene and sanitation, ensuring that the container is free from all contaminants, bacteria, and odors. Our team of trained professionals follows a rigorous cleaning protocol to ensure that the container is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected to industry standards.

Why is container washout important for transporting refrigerated cargo?

Container washout is important for transporting refrigerated cargo because it ensures that the container is clean and free from any contaminants, bacteria, or odors that could affect the cargo's safety and quality during transport. Proper hygiene and sanitation of the container also help to prevent cross-contamination and protect against health hazards.

How long does the container washout process take?

The time it takes to complete the container washout process can vary depending on the condition of the container and the extent of cleaning required. Typically, the process can take between 1-2 hours to complete. However, if additional cleaning is required due to heavy contamination, rust or grease, the process may take longer.