Side Lifting Alice Springs

Outback Vehicle Recovery

High-Quality Side Lifting Equipment

Outback Vehicle Recovery has been providing clients throughout Alice Springs and surrounds with efficient side lift and tilt tray services for more than 35 years. 

Our friendly team are guaranteed to complete the job professionally and efficiently.   

We use the Iveco Stralis prime mover, which allows us to easily transport 20 foot and 40-foot containers that can weigh up to 24 tonnes.

Our qualified drivers are experts in using side lifts and tilt trays, so you can rest assured that your containers are in good hands.

We also offer heavy haulage services anywhere throughout Australia. Our team are here to help you every step of the way to ensure we meet your logistics requirements.

Trust the team at Outback Vehicle Recovery.

Large container is being transported by the side lifter truck from Outback Vehicle Recovery in Alice Springs, NT

Outback Vehicle Recovery

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a side lift?

Side lift is another method of loading shipping containers onto trucks. It is designed for when there is minimal space in front or behind the container. The container is placed on the ground next to the driver’s side of the vehicle. It is then picked up by a lift that is attached on the truck.

What are the dimensions of a 40 foot shipping container?

The standard size of a 40 foot shipping container is:

  • 12 metres long
  • 2.4 metres wide
  • 2.5 metres high

What are the dimensions of a 20 foot shipping container?

The standard size of a 20 foot shipping container is:

  • 6 metres long
  • 2.4 metres wide
  • 2.5 metres high