Maximum Storage, Minimum Price with a 40ft Shipping Container

From moving overseas to shipping goods internationally, there are many reasons you might choose to transport items by air, rail or sea. But what is the most secure, cost-effective way to get your items from point A to B? With a 40ft shipping container you have plenty of space to fill! Our highly competitive prices will ensure you don’t break your budget. As the most common size for international shipping, a 40ft container will stack easily and prevent your items from moving in transit. Our shipping containers are guaranteed to be waterproof and vermin-proof. Whether you’re using them to transport goods overseas or as a self-storage unit; our shipping containers will keep your items safe.

Shipping containers are a common sight at busy ports, but they are a lot more versatile than most people think. While many businesses choose shipping containers to move goods from the warehouse safely, they can also be used for personal use. If your possessions have outgrown your home – make some room with the help of a shipping container!

A large 40ft model can be used to store anything from furniture to vehicles, and even farm equipment. There are no limits as to what you can put in there. With an extensive range of containers available – including high-cube containers, double-door containers and dry containers; there’s something for everybody. If you value your items and need them out of the house – consider a shipping container from Containerco.  

Relocating? We’ve got you covered

If you need assistance moving across the ditch we can help you. We deliver shipping containers throughout Australia including in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney; but it doesn’t stop there. We are happy to assist you with your international transit. If you’re wanting a stress-free, seamless move – check out our transit times and prices, or speak with our team on 1300 570 891.

Purchase or hire new & second-hand 40ft containers

Here at Containerco, we have a range of options available to suit your needs. With 40ft containers available to purchase or hire – there’s truly something for everybody. Do you need a permanent or temporary container for storage? Or for your new business venture? Our team will take the time to find a storage solution that’s right for you. 

On a budget? Give a 40ft second-hand shipping container a new lease on life. If you want more bang for your buck our second-hand containers are a fantastic option for you!

Why else consider purchasing your very own shipping container? You increase your storage space without paying monthly fees to a storage business – cha-ching!

We understand that you don’t want to buy more storage space than you truly need to. This is why our container range has four sizes available – 8ft,10ft, 20ft to 40ft. Our team will be more than happy to talk you through our sizing options; let’s find something that fits your needs.


Tare Weight: 3,660kg (or 3,890kg for high cubes)
External length: 12.19m
External width: 2.44m
External height: 2.59m (or 2.90m for high cubes)
Internal length: 12.03m
Internal width: 2.35m
Internal height: 2.39m (or 2.650m for high cubes)
Capacity: 67.5m3
Payload: 26 300kg (approx.)
Laden weight: 30 500kg


  • High-quality steel construction with corrugated walls.
  • Heavy duty marine flooring.
  • Doors that open the whole 270 degrees.
  • Multiple lashing points for securing cargo.
  • Forklift pockets for easy transportation.
For shipping, the maximum allowed weight of a loaded 40ft container is capped at around 30,000kg – similar to that of a 20ft shipping container. This cap, however, does not apply to containers meant to be used for storage only.

Request a quote

Are you comparing prices? Get ready to be wowed.  Find versatile and budget-friendly shipping containers with the experts at Containerco. Our friendly consultants will be able to help you to select the most suitable container to that fits your needs and your budget. We promise the best value for your buck money when it comes to quality containers and reliable customer service.

Learn more about our containers for sale on site today. Give us a call on 1300 570 891 or use the online form for a free quote.

40FT Shipping Containers