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Unparalleled 20ft Container Moving Services

Everything Needed to Transport Your 20ft Shipping Container

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Superior 20-Foot Shipping Container Transport

Container Transport moves 20-foot shipping containers nationwide. You'll work with a Container Transport expert and have all the details handled. Your expert transporter finds the best truck and trailer to safely ship your 20-foot container locally, state to state, or port to port. 

Your 20-foot container and its cargo matter to you. They may be important to your business or your personal life. Whatever the reason you're shipping a twenty-foot container, you need experts who ship and deliver containers right. 

Our mission is to provide every customer with top-quality 20-foot container shipping services. We offer expert B2B container hauling, B2C container delivery, and individual container transport. Whatever your container moving needs, we've got the resources and skills to meet them.

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Container Transport has everything you need to move your container safely and have it delivered on time.  

20ft Shipping Container Dimensions

Internal Dimensions

19 feet 4 inches (5.89 meters)7 feet 8 inches (2.35 meters)7 feet 10 inches (2.39 meters)

External Dimensions

20 feet (6.06 meters)8 feet (2.44 meters) 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 meters)

Volume Capacity

Approximately 1,280 cubic feet (36.2 cubic meters)

Tare Weight

Varies, but typically around 5,000 pounds (2,270 kg) to 5,140 pounds (2,330 kg).

Payload (Maximum Gross Weight minus Tare Weight)

Typically around 47,900 pounds (21,727 kg) to 49,040 pounds (22,250 kg). (But may vary depending on container construction.)

A better b2b shipping experience

Container Transport offers all business container shipping solutions. Transport your valuable business assets locally, nationwide, or even overseas. As a family-owned business, we understand the importance of ensuring every detail is done correctly. We treat your container move as if it were our own.

24/7 Customer Support

Dedicated 24/7 customer support with one of our 120+ logistics agents ensures your business moves seamlessly, anytime, anywhere.

Customs Clearance

Our B2B freight shipping services include expert customs clearance, ensuring your shipments arrive smoothly and without delay.

Credit line

We offer a credit line with monthly billing statements for easy and stress-free container transport.

Unlock Superior 20ft Container Shipping Services with Container Transport

Our dedication to you is simple. We want to make shipping container transport services better and the best. Too often, other companies may overcharge, or they don’t care about your container or cargo. We vet our carriers more than the standard company, dispatch with reliable times unlike other companies, and ensure all points of all moves are executed properly - only an experienced container transport company can do this right.

Container Transport was founded with the client in mind. Finding ways to reduce the stress and complications of 20ft shipping container transport, making it a superior moving experience. 

When you speak with an agent at Container Transport, we don’t just find the first solution to ship your 20ft container. We find the best one. 

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Frequently aSKED questions

To get a quote for moving containers, you can call Container Transport or visit our website. Click the get quote tab, usually at the bottom of the home or about us page. Sometimes, the tab is on the menu section. Give details of what you want to ship, in this case, a container. Next, you need to give information on the final destination of your container. Before you get the quote or estimate, submit your personal information, including your name, phone number, and email, to receive your free quotation for moving containers.
Moving containers requires the best trailers that can handle heavy or wide loads. The choice of a suitable trailer depends on the container size, 20 feet or 40 feet, and weight. Our container transport company has numerous types of trailers that handle oversized, heavy, or wide containers. Our logistic agents can recommend lightweight and high-strength chassis trailers because of their outstanding maneuverability, flexibility, and ability to carry 20-foot, 40-foot, and extended containers. We also use flatbed trailers that have adequate strength for container hauling. Another trailer option to hire is the Gooseneck, which can carry light to heavy containers.
Loading a container on a trailer or truck requires specialized equipment or tools. Shipping container movers first ensure the container is in perfect condition, free from damages, holes, or issues that can damage the things inside. Next, the shipping specialists moving the containers ensure the trailer is parked in the best position for proper loading. It should have all the required tie-downs to hold the container securely for safe transportation. Our container transport company uses cargo lifters, such as top pickers, driverless AGVs, forklifts, and cranes, to lift the cargo and properly position it in the trailer for securing and transportation.
Yes, permits are a vital requirement when shipping a container locally or internationally. Some local, state, international, and federal guidelines, regulations, and laws require you to have permits based on the type of goods you are transporting and the final destination of your cargo. As a renowned legitimate transportation company, we navigate the shipping industry and regulations to ensure our clients get all the necessary permits to ship their containers safely without legal issues.
Yes, we have cranes that help us load and offload your container from trailers and other means of transportation. The numerous cranes for loading and unloading include crawler, tower, overhead, floating, and gantry cranes with different applications. Tower cranes are state-of-the-art equipment that can lift containers to and from trailers during intermodal shipping. Overhead cranes help in lifting heavy containers in our shipyards.