Shipping containers for sale

If you want quality shipping containers at great prices, with 0% commission, you’ve come to the perfect place. On the Container xChange platform, we have 10,000+ containers available, at the most competitive prices.

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Average prices of shipping containers

On the Container xChange platform, we have containers in 2,500+ locations around the world. Here are the average prices for 20ft shipping containers in popular locations.

Shanghai: US $2802
Qingdao: US $2539

Rotterdam: US $ 2406
Hamburg: US $ 2507

Houston: US $ 2169
Chicago: US $ 2650

Nhava Sheva: US $2510
Mundra : US $2382

Find new and used shipping containers for sale

Choose the container condition that best suits your needs. Whether it’s brand new, cargo worthy, wind and water tight (WWT) or as-is, we’ve got you covered. Cargo-worthy containers offer the best value for money. These popular boxes are considerably cheaper than new containers.

All of our intermodal cargo-worthy containers are: Certified safe to transport cargo by land or sea, strong and sturdy, able to withstand extreme weather conditions and good options for storage.

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7 types of shipping containers available on Container xChange

On Container xChange, we’ve got quality shipping containers in 20ft, 40ft, and 40ft HC sizes, as well as in the condition of your choice. Take your pick by clicking on the container type you’re after below.

20ft reefer container

Shipping containers for sale: Types, uses and dimensions

Dimensions 20ft dry shipping container

This popular container size is used to ship various types of dry cargo, including paper, clothing, electronics, boxes and pallets.

    Measure 20ft shipping container
Internal length 19.4ft / 5.9m
Internal width 7.8ft / 2.35m
Internal height 7.9ft / 2.39m
Tare weight 5,071.5 lbs / 2,300kg
Payload capacity 55,126.9 lbs / 25,000 kg
Cubic capacity 1,172 cu ft / 33.2 m3

Dimensions 40ft HC dry shipping container

These boxes are the bigger siblings of the 20ft and 40ft containers – all the same qualities, only larger.

Measure 40ft HC shipping container
Internal length 39.5 ft / 12.03 m 
Internal width 7.8 ft / 2.35 m 
Internal height 8.9 ft / 2.67 m
Tare weight 8,687 lbs / 3,940 kg
Payload capacity 63,052 lbs / 28,600 kg 
Cubic capacity 2,694.5 cu ft / 76.3 m3 

Shipping containers for sale
Shipping containers are large steel boxes designed to withstand extreme weather conditions and carry heavy loads. Shipping can be done via sea, land, air or rail freight. Container shipping is the backbone of world trade, with an estimated 90% of all goods being transported by sea.

We have 10,000+ containers of all types and sizes available. However, some containers are more popular than others. The most commonly purchased container types are:

  • 20ft dry shipping containers

  • 40ft dry shipping containers

  • 40ft HC dry shipping containers

Buy & sell quality containers on xChange

Container xChange is a neutral and transparent marketplace for buying, selling and leasing shipping containers. We work with over 1,500 reliable and trustworthy partners, and so can you.

10,000+ containers available 
We have 10,000+ containers of all types available on our platform. Find the container you need, in the location you need, anytime you need.

Find containers at the best price
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Frequently asked questions

How long can you keep a shipping container?

A shipping container can be kept for up to 25 years. However, this depends on how well you maintain your container, the condition upon purchase, and what the box is used to transport.

What are the three main categories of containers?

Containers can be categorized into three different categories. Theses are: residential, commercial and refrigerated/insulated.

Are shipping containers a good investment?

Shipping containers are known to be one of the most profitable, reliable investments over the course of 60 consecutive years. They’re also a safe and efficient way to earn income.

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