When buying a shipping container, it's essential to take into account various factors such as the difference in condition between new and used units, the available sizes and types, as well as the purchase and delivery process.

Our FAQ section is designed to provide guidance and answer common questions, helping you choose the right container and understand the process.

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1. What is a "One-Trip" container?

One-trip containers are pretty much as new as they can get. After we source a brand-new shipping container straight from the container manufactuer, we ship it to one of our locations. By doing so, we take the otherwise brand-new container, on its very first trip - making it a one-trip container. the container may have minor scrapes and the odd transport mark, due to being on a ship for 6 weeks and handled during loading and unloading.

2. Why should we buy One-Trip containers?

One-trip containers are considered the best in terms of condition. They are bound to last for years since it's practically new. One-Trip containers are used for multiple purposes such as:

  • transport of goods,
  • storage space,
  • cargo container Homes,
  • and so on

Check out our One-Trip containers

3. What is a "Used" container?

Our used shipping containers are typically up to 10-15 years old. They have spent their lifetime being shipped internationally and are still structurally sound and weather-proof.

A used shipping container should last 20+ years from date of purchase with little maintenance, so will last considerably regardless of its age.

Click this link to learn more about different container conditions .

4. Why should we buy used containers?

Used containers are often more affordable than new or One-trip containers, making them a great option for those on a budget. They are also readily available and can be repurposed for a variety of applications, from storage to housing and beyond.

5. Where are our containers located?

We have containers available in 20+ locations across the United States and Canada.

  • Check out our stock locations for One-Trip containers ->
  • Check out available used containers in different locations ->

6. What is the purchase process?

To purchase a container, simply browse our selection of new and used containers, choose the size and condition that best fits your needs, and fill out a quick form to request a quote. We will get in touch with you shortly to provide you with our best quote. Our team work with you to answer any questions you may have along the way and ensure a smooth purchasing process for you.

7. What is the typical lead time?

The lead time can vary depending on the location and type of delivery you choose. We will work with you to provide an estimated delivery time and keep you updated throughout the delivery process.

8. Can I pick up my container instead of having it delivered?

Yes, you can arrange to pick up your container from our facility. We can provide you with the necessary loading information and assist with loading the container onto your trailer.

9. How much do containers weigh?

The weight of a container can vary depending on its size and type. A standard 20-foot container typically weighs around 5,000 pounds, while a 40-foot container can weigh up to 10,000 pounds. We can provide specific weight information for the container you are interested in upon request.

10. What are the payment options?

We accept payment by credit card and bank transfer

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