shipping container sizes and prices

Shipping Container Sizes & Availability


The most common two sizes of shipping containers sold in North America are 20 foot and 40 foot units. The measurement is the length of the unit. All containers transported by cargo ship need to be fixed width of 8 feet. The only exception is 53ft containers, which are made to rail standards. 53ft containers are 8ft 6in wide.

Coastal depots such as Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, New York and Chicago are typically well stocked will all grades, sizes and configurations of shipping containers. Inland depots such as Denver, Kansas City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City have less availability, with only the more common sizes and grades in stock.

Conex Depot are able to reposition containers to anywhere in the lower 48 states. If you need a specific size unit in a specific location, contact us for a delivery quote.

Standard vs High Cube:

Standard containers are 8ft 6in tall / High Cube are 9ft 6in tall. Conex Depot stock both sizes. The best seller in 40ft containers is the High Cube (HC) variation. Generally customers only buy standard (STD) containers if they have height restrictions at the delivery site.

New (One Trip) Shipping Containers For Sale

  • 20FT Standard New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 20FT Double Door New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 20FT High Cube New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 20FT High Cube Double Door New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 20FT Open Side New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 40FT Standard New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 40FT Double Door New (one trip) Shipping Container
  • 40FT High Cube New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 40FT High Cube Double Door New (One Trip) Shipping Container
  • 40FT Open Side New (One Trip) Shipping Container

Used Shipping Containers For Sale

  • 20FT Standard Wind and Water Tight (WWT) Shipping Container
  • 20FT Standard Cargo Worthy Shipping Container
  • 40FT Standard Wind and Water Tight (WWT) Shipping Container
  • 40FT Standard Cargo Worthy Shipping Container
  • 40FT High Cube Wind and Water Tight (WWT) Shipping Container
  • 40FT High Cube Cargo Worthy Shipping Container
  • 40FT High Cube Cargo Worthy Working Reefer
  • 40FT High Cube Wind and Water Tight Non-Working Reefer
  • 45FT High Cube Cargo Worthy Shipping Container
  • 53FT Wind and Water Tight (WWT) Shipping Container