Shipping Container Sizes

Whether for sale or hire, our shipping container sizes, particularly for industrial use such as construction, energy, and mining, come in the 3 standard (and most popular) sizes: 10 feet, 20 feet, and 40 feet. While all are built heavy-duty and weather-resistant, in this case, one size may not fit all. Therefore, we gave the user (you) the choice to go as minimal or super-sized as you need.

Not only do we offer you this choice of shipping container sizes, you can also choose from an assortment of practical shipping container types. Choose the one that fits your space and your ideas, it’s all up to you, so think outside the box.

3 container sizes to choose from

Whether you‘re buying or hiring, our general purpose shipping containers come in three sizes: 10 Ft, 20 Fl’, 40 Ft… New or Used!

10 ft Containers

A 10ft (or 3 m) shipping container is a great option for secure, sturdy storage when you have limited or hard to access spaces They‘re easily transportable and come in a range of colours. in three variations.



Mass Gross Weight: 10,160 kg


Length: 3.1 m (10’)

Width: 2.44 m (8’)

Height: 2.59 m (8.6’)


Length: 2.84 m (9.8’)

Width: 2.352 m (7.7’)

Height: 2.348 m (7.7’)


20 ft Containers

Our 20‘ general purpose containers are made with strong Corten steel, offer thick wood flooring and standard double doors that open 270 degrees They make it easy and convenient to keep your items sale and secure!



Mass Gross Weight: 30,480 kg


Length: 6.05 m (20’)

Width: 2.44 m (8’)

Height: 2.59 m (8.6’)


Length: 5.902 m (19.4’)

Width: 2.352 m (7.7’)

Height: 2.348 m (7.7’)

40 ft Container

40‘ general purpose shipping containers are useful tor people requiring a container for larger items such as building materials and large amounts of furniture. Handy storage at a reasonable price, that’s our 40-footer!




Mass Gross Weight: 32,500 kg


Length 12.9 m (40’)

Width 2.44 m (8’)

Height 2.59 m (8.6’)


Length: 12.036 m (39.5’)

Width: 2.352 m (7.7’)

Height: 2.348 m (7.7’)



Whether you hire or buy a shipping container size, it’s quality will be foremost on your mind. You can trust us to provide high-quality, heavy-duty containers. Built with hard-wearing Corten steel with 30mm marine ply timber flooring, our shipping containers begin with a weight of 2500 kg empty and can accommodate a capacity of more than 30,000 kg. Don’t let the fact our shipping containers are economical fool you, they’re built to withstand the environment and daily wear and tear. In fact, they’re guaranteed to give you a long life of use for your investment.


Shipping containers offer a wider variety of sizes and prices that make it a practical and economical investment whether it’s for business or personal use. Asking yourself if buying a shipping container for sale or hire is within your reach? You can get an instant quote from us right now. Just tell us your needs or idea, and we will match you with a shipping container that will fit your budget even if it’s a smaller one.


Whether you buy or hire our shipping container by size for your business or personal use, they can be delivered and set up easily according to your specific requirements such as location, space, and use. Trust us to do it safely and affordably.

The types of containers we have on offer

We offer a wide-ranging inventory of shipping containers by size to best match your uses and plans. Here are the types of shipping containers you can purchase now:

General Purpose

General purpose shipping containers are the most well-known and recognised containers in use today. Used to transport goods and cargo by sea and land, they‘re strong, watertight, and incredibly durable

High Cubes

High cube shipping containers are similar to standard, general purpose shipping containers, and offer all the same strength, durability and security. Their difference lies in the extra height they offer a whole extra loot.

Side Opening

Side opening shipping containers are modilied containers that make it easier to access your goods and stored items via additional doors positioned on the side. They come standard in a 20 loot size.


Refrigerated shipping containers are ideal to transport and store goods that require reliable temperature-controlled facilities. When shipping or storing meat, cheese, dairy or seafood, a refrigerated container is a must-have.


Unlike refrigerated containers, which have a power source and controlled temperature range, insulated containers rely on their insulation properties to maintain a steady temperature throughout keeping the contents in good condition.

Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods containers are a must have if your company needs to store potentially hazardous goods The strong, durable,
weatherproof and secure features of shipping containers protect all sorts ot items difficult to transport in other containers.

Open Top

Refrigerated shipping containers are ideal to transport and store goods that require reliable temperature-controlled facilities. When shipping or storing meat, cheese, dairy or seafood, a refrigerated container is a must-have.

Flat Rack

Refrigerated shipping containers are ideal to transport and store goods that require reliable temperature-controlled facilities. When shipping or storing meat, cheese, dairy or seafood, a refrigerated container is a must-have.

Buying New

If you are chasing a container that presents immaculately on your site, will bring high exposure to your brand or site, or you just would like to lock your equipment and go away for years with peace of mind. A new shipping container is a great choice. See the containers below to provide a better understanding ol the variations we can supply

The benefits

Businesses hire containers are able to offset the costs of the hire at tax time… and there are heaps more benefits. These include

  • Container stock Australia
  • Fast delivery anywhere
  • The best pricing
  • However long you need it… It’s
  • Easy removal

Call as on 1300 89 89 70 if you any questions – the team at Container Traders are always happy to help

What are the upfront costs when hiring a shipping container?
  • The first months hire in advance
  • Delivery of the Shipping
  • Collection of the Shipping
When will monthly billing occur?
Container Traders invoice you on the same day of the month, each month when you hire a shipping container from us. The credit cord you authorize Container Traders to use for your monthly payments will be charged on the same day of each month.
Can I keep the container longer than the hire period I commit too?
We don’t off hire your container until you let us know it Is surplus to your needs. You can keep it for 1 month, or 100 years
What if I need to move it?
Not a problem. Give us a call and we will work with you to move your shipping container to the next location.

Hire or Buy with complete confidence

We offer the very best deals on new and used shipping containers, as well as shipping containers available for hire. Great prices and fast deliveries to you door, anywhere in Perth and WA.

Our Promise to you

  • The best prices
  • Guaranteed quality
  • Fast service & delivery
  • Friendly Aussie service