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A steel shipping container is a container with potency right to survive shipment, storage, and conduct. Steel shipping containers range from huge reusable steel units or boxes used for shipments to the ever-present corrugated boxes. Freight containers or Shipping containers are a reusable transport and storage unit used for moving goods and raw supplies between locations with in the country or between countries. Shipping containers used for transport and storage unit between countries are termed as cargo worthy containers or sea worthy containers and comes along with a certificate. Shipping containers are commonly known as intermodal container, freight container, sea can or conex box.

A standard shipping container has two swings doors to one end and is constructed of corrugated weathering steel. Standard shipping containers were originally 8 feet (2.44 m) wide by 8 feet (2.44 m) high and either 20 feet (6.1 m) or 40 (12.19 m) long. Now there are many sizes available & customer can use them as per their requirements. Longer and taller shipping containers are also available. Taller units are often called as high cubes (9 feet 6 inches (2.9 m) and 10 feet 6 inches (3.2 m) high). In United States most of the organization often uses longer units at 48 ft (14.63 m), 45 ft or 53 ft (16.15 m).

These containers are WWT containers (Wind & Weather Tight) and are used for storage purpose at the end of their traveling around life as they are secure & safe. They can be used for on-site or off-site storage. 20 ft container and 40 ft container are very popular mode of storage among home owners (normally use 20 ft portable storage container for home remodeling) & project managers as they can be kept on site and they can have 24 hours access to their goods. Variation in needs of project managers for storage depends upon project & space. On-site storage service providers earn maximum profits from 20ft container rental or 40ft container rental. There are many companies in market who can do modifications in these units as per the consumer's requirements. These are called as modified units or modified conex box. There are many companies which deals in 20' container rental or 40' container rental or 40' high cube rental or 45' container rental. There is couple of nation wide suppliers of 20ft container or 40ft container or 45 container or 40ft high cubes prefer taking service from local vendor as you will definitely save $$$ on delivery and pick up charges.

For storage of perishable goods refrigerated containers are used. A refrigerated container or reefer can be motorized from diesel powered generators. Refrigerated trailers are available in many different lengths. They come in 28', 45', 48', and 53' lengths with trailer widths of 96' or 102', inside heights up to 110', and full-swing or roll-up doors. Durable duct floors and 3' insulation provide increased temperature control. There are many companies who are famous for reefer rental or refrigerated container rental. Reefers or refrigerated containers or refrigerated unit or refrigerated units are normally rented by those who deal in perishable goods like flowers.

Storage Container Specification:

  • 8´ Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 8ft
  • Width: 7ft 1in
  • Height: 7ft 5in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 7ft 6in
  • Width: 6ft 11in
  • Height: 6ft 8in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 6ft 10in
  • Height: 6ft 4in
  • Approx empty weight
  • 2095 lbs
  • 10´ Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 9 ft 9' in
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 8 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 9 ft 2' in
  • Width: 7ft
  • Height: 7ft 9 7/8 in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 8 'in
  • Height: 7ft 5 ' in
  • Approx empty weight
  • 2670 lbs
  • 20´ Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 19 ft 10 ' in
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 8 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 19 ft 3 7/8 in
  • Width: 7ft 8 ' in
  • Height: 7ft 9 7/8 in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 8 'in
  • Height: 7ft 5 ' in
  • Approx empty weight
  • 5017 lbs
  • 24´ Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 24 ft
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 8 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 23 ft 5 'in
  • Width: 7ft 8 ' in
  • Height: 7ft 9 7/8 in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 8 ' in
  • Height: 7ft 5 ' in
  • Approx empty weight
  • 5930 lbs
  • 30´ Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 30 ft
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 8 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 29ft 4in
  • Width: 7ft 7in
  • Height: 7ft 9in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 6in
  • Height: 7ft 5in
  • Approx empty weight
  • 6400lbs
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  • 30´ High Cube Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 30 ft
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 9 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 29 ft 4in
  • Width: 7ft 7in
  • Height: 8ft 9in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 6in
  • Height: 8ft 5in
  • Cubic Capacity
  • 1985cu ft
  • Approx empty weight
  • 5930 lbs
  • 40´ Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 40 ft
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 8 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 39 ft 5 1/4in
  • Width: 7ft 8 1/4in
  • Height:7ft 9 7/8 inx
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 8 1/4in
  • Height: 7ft 5 1/4in
  • Cubic Capacity
  • 2391cu ft
  • Approx empty weight
  • 8278 lbs
  • 40´ High Cube Storage Shipping Container
  • External (Overall) Dimensions
  • Length: 40 ft
  • Width: 8 ft
  • Height: 9 ft 6 in
  • Internal Dimensions
  • Length: 39 ft 4in
  • Width: 7ft 7in
  • Height: 8ft 9in
  • Door Openings
  • Length: 7ft 6in
  • Height: 8ft 5in
  • Cubic Capacity
  • 2660cu ft
  • Approx empty weight
  • 8598 lbs
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