40-ft Container

40 foot Shipping Container

Equipped with more than 300 square feet of usable space in the interior, this 40′ steel shipping container is strong and sturdy, and will keep your objects safe during storage or shipping. It is the optimal size for commercial use, secure storage and a big enough size for overseas shipping. Advanced Container stocks 40 foot containers and will deliver to your location.

 

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40-ft Shipping Container Dimensions

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40'8' 8' 6"39' 6"7' 9"7' 10"7' 8"7' 6"
Interior Cubic Capacity: 2,385 ft3
Tare Weight: 7,825 lbs NEW & 8,380 lbs USED
Max Cargo Weight: 67,200 lbs NEW & 66,139 lbs USED
*Please note that all product specifications are approximate and NOT exact. Our manufacturers have slight variations, within ISO standards, to meet the product dimensions & specifications.

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Buy Used or New 40′ Containers

40-ft container is one of our larger shipping containers, these dimensions are qualified for over-sized portable storage. These specifications are standard for large shipping boxes.

Below are samples of how used and new containers look in comparison. We invite you to come visit our facility or call us to see our large diverse stock.

Samples of Our Used 40′ Containers

40FT CONTAINER FAQS

For easy stacking, containers have standard external sizes. The standard dimensions of a 40’ shipping container measures externally 40’ long, 8’ wide, and 8’-6” high. Internally, this container measures 39’-6” long, 7’-9” wide, and 7’-10” high. The material thickness causes the difference in size from external to internal measurements. The measurements can vary depending on material of the flooring used if modified from our standard shipping containers. The door frame dimensions are 7’-8” wide by 7’-6” high.

The internal storage capacity of a 20’ is 2,385 cubic feet – twice as big as the 20’ container.

There are 3 relevant weights to consider which are painted on the outside of the container doors.

The container tare weight is the weight of the container without any contents. 40’ containers weigh approximately 7,825 pounds new & 8,380 pounds used.

The container gross weight is the weight of the container + the maximum payload it can hold. In other words, the maximum total weight of the container. The maximum cargo weight is 67,200 pounds new & 66,139 pounds used.

The payload (net weight) is the weight of the cargo or contents that a container can hold. The maximum cargo weight is 67,200 pounds.

Yes. Our containers are available for rent and purchase. For long-term or multi-unit projects call for availability.

Yes, we can arrange for the delivery of your new or used shipping container. We will work with you to find a delivery method that suits your needs and timeframe. Simply contact us with your exact delivery location and we will provide a quote.

Yes. Please contact us if you able to pick up the container yourself.

Monthly inspections of your container will extend the lifespan of your shipping and storage container.
Start from the outside, checking the structure for dents, chipped paint, debris, rust, leaks. Small repairs like weather stripping and calk are a simple fix. Keep the door hinges and locking bars adequately lubricated. Before you put anything inside the container, ensure the contents are dry and moisture free to reduce moisture build up inside your container. For more maintenance info check out our blog post on shipping container maintenance.

Yes, 40’ shipping containers are often converted for uses other than shipping and basic secure storage. Our modification and gallery pages show some of the ways we can modify your container to fit your needs.

40ft Shipping Container

Equipped with more than 300 square feet of usable space in the interior, this steel shipping container is strong and sturdy, and will keep your objects safe during storage or shipping. It is the optimal size for commercial use and a big enough size for overseas shipping.

The two most popular sizes are the 20′ conatiner and 40′ container. This makes them the standard sizes and the bestselling.

The corrugated steel 40’ ocean cargo container is the larger of the two ISO general purpose/dry freight containers.
Because the 40-foot is considerably longer, you have the option of dividing the container up into multiple rooms which you cannot do with the smaller 20-foot containers.

Rent or Buy a 40-ft Shipping Container

When considering renting or buying, there are several benefits either way like their versatility, strength and durability. Below are some differences:

Rent a 40’ container when you need a short-term solution and would like to stay within a small budget and would like less hassle when you are done with it.

Buy a 40’ container when you have a long project, have plenty of room to store it or would like to customize it for a specific use.

Full Modifications are Available

The forty-foot shipping box is also a great choice for most modified container jobs.

Our full fabrication shop is equipped with all the necessary tools to make any modifications you need. You can trust Advanced Container Co to build out special inside locking doors, add air conditioning, install simple shelving, the possibilities are endless.

The 40 foot container can be transformed into extra work space, outdoor living areas, or even portable classrooms. These containers are weatherproof and suitable for custom modifications. The bigger the container, the bigger the amount of possibilities.

Below are a few examples of different configurations of 40-footers.

Different Container Configurations are Available in 40′

Advanced Container stocks a large variety of 40ft containers with different configurations to meet anyone’s needs.

Options include but aren’t limited to, 40′ double door, 40′ open top and 40′ refrigerated container.

To find out more, contact or call us today.

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