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Transporting 40-Foot Containers For B2B, B2C, and Individuals

Container Transport provides everything you need to ship a 40-foot container. Founded with the mission to offer better services and more affordable rates, Container Transport goes above and beyond to give you the best shipping solutions available—your container and cargo matter. So we make sure you receive the best container move available. 

When transporting a 40-foot container, you need a company that understands the regulations and safety requirements to deliver it safely. Container Transport's 13+ years of experience have given us well-honed skills and a unique perspective on problem-solving. Have a complicated container move? No problem. We'll handle it efficiently and get it delivered on time. 

Container Transport offers 40-foot container shipping solutions for all B2B clients. Whether you're a large corporation, a small business, or a start-up, we'll find the best 40-foot container hauling solutions for your business. The expert shipping specialists at Container Transport are ready to move your 40-foot container today. Call and get your free, no-obligation 40-foot container shipping quote!

When you call Container Transport to move your 40-foot shipping container, we’ll ask for all of the information, such as: 

  • Pickup location.
  • Dropoff location.
  • If your forty-foot container needs loading and off-loading assistance. 
  • The weight of your 40ft container.
  • And more.

These details allow for a competitive, accurate, and transparent quote to ship your 40ft container. There are no hidden fees when you ship your 40ft container with us.

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

40ft Shipping Container Dimensions

Internal Dimensions

39 feet 5 inches (12.03 meters)7 feet 8 inches (2.35 meters)7 feet 10 inches (2.39 meters)

External Dimensions

40 feet (12.19 meters)8 feet (2.44 meters)
8 feet 6 inches (2.59 meters

Volume Capacity

Approximately 2,390 cubic feet (67.7 cubic meters)

Tare Weight

Approximately 8,000 pounds (3,630 kg) to 8,160 pounds (3,700 kg), but this can vary.

Payload (Maximum Gross Weight minus Tare Weight)

Typically around 58,000 pounds (26,308 kg) to 59,040 pounds (26,770 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.

Pioneering 40ft Container Transport With Quality Moving Services

Other companies may focus on the bottom line, but at Container Transport, we believe doing our best and solving the problems of our clients is better. Our clients come first, so we’re often the top choice for 40ft container transport. We make every 40ft container move the best transport experience possible.

At Container Transport, we understand moving your 40-foot container is important to you. So we do everything to ensure safe shipping and on-time delivery. Speaking with one of our experienced 40ft container shipping experts is the best way to find quality transport services at the most competitive rates. 

Here are a few of the things you can expect when you ship your forty-foot container with Container Transport: 

  • Experienced 20ft Container Transport
  • Expert 40-foot Shipping Container Moving Solutions
  • Dedicated Logistics Agent
  • Custom Twenty-Foot Shipping Container Transport Solutions
  • Competitive Rates And No Hidden Fees
  • And More!

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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.