20 Foot Shipping Container

Are you looking for a storage unit that will provide you with convenience and security? One of our 20 ft shipping containers might very well be a perfect choice. A 20’ container is the most versatile and our most popular size of container – used for Moving and many other portable storage needs. Here at Simple Box, we offer 20-foot shipping containers for rent, rent-to-own, or sale in Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Why Get a 20’ Container?

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Accessibility - 160 ft sq of storage space where you need it most

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Storage - it can fit the contents of most 2-3 bedroom homes

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Size - it can fit in a single parking space

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Reliability - shipping containers are watertight and secure

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Portability - you can have your container moved as needed

New 20 foot Container

What Can 20 Foot Containers Be Used For?

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Moving Home or Business
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Custom Office Containers
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Generator Noise Control
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Guard Shack
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Pop-Up Shop or Food Stall
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Workshop
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Greenhouse
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DIY Sauna
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Art Studio

What are 20-foot Shipping Container Dimensions?

Simple Box’s 20-foot shipping container dimensions are:

  • Length: 20 feet
  • Width: 8 feet
  • Height: 8 feet 6 inches
  • Weight: 4,900 pounds
*weights and dimensions are typical; slight variance may occur
**Note that 20 foot shipping containers actually come in two sizes: Standard-height and High Cube (one foot taller). High Cube 20’ containers are much more rare and typically only sold new. Some 20 foot shipping containers also feature cargo doors on both ends of the container (called 20 foot double-door containers).

What Shipping Container Conditions Do You Offer?

Simple Box offers 20-foot shipping containers in three conditions: New, Used, and Modified.

New 20-foot Container

New 20-foot Containers

A new 20’ shipping container provides 160 ft sq square of storage space. Our new 20’ containers are 8’ tall and 6’ wide on the outside. This results in an interior height of 7’8”. 20ft containers are often called one-trip or single-use because they’ve made one trip across the ocean.

They typically come in tan or gray and feature a built-in lockbox for added security, air vents, and forklift pockets to make moving them around easy. You can expect your shipping container to be rust-free and have minimal (if any) dings or dents.

Each shipping container comes equipped with thick rubber door gaskets, which help keep the container free of wind, water, and rodents.

The majority of our 20-foot containers come with standard cargo doors; some containers feature roll-up doors or cargo doors on both ends.

The Simple Box modification team can also add roll-up doors, lights, etc. to any of our 20ft. containers. The interior of our 20’ shipping containers are painted light gray or tan and the floor is made of thick plywood or eco-friendly bamboo.

Our new 20-foot shipping containers are our most popular container, by far. They are also the most abundantly-available, meaning they also come with the best overall price and value. New 20′ container prices can vary depending on the condition of the container and your location (delivery distance). 20’ shipping containers in Seattle, Phoenix, or Portland areas may cost anywhere from $3100-$4300.

Used 20-foot Container

Used 20’ Shipping Containers

A used 20’ shipping container also provides 160 ft sq square of storage space. Our used 20’ containers are 8’ tall and 6’ wide on the outside. This results in an interior height of 7’8”. Used 20-foot shipping containers are anywhere from 8-15 year’s old. They’ve had a good life in the shipping industry and are ready to be repurposed for non-cargo uses. However, these containers are still completely wind and water-tight and could still be used to shipped overseas if needed.

Simple Box’s used 20’ shipping containers can come in a variety of colors, including dark red, dark blue, dark green and occasionally orange or brown. Our expert modification team can modify your used 20’ container by adding a lockbox, custom paint, doors, windows, electrical outlets, overhead lights, or anything else to make your used 20-foot shipping container even more useful.

Each shipping container comes equipped with thick rubber door gaskets, which help keep the container free of wind, water, and rodents. The majority of our 20-foot containers come with standard cargo doors; some containers feature roll-up doors.

The Simple Box modification team can add roll-up doors, lights, etc. to any of our 20ft. containers. The interior of our 20’ shipping containers are painted light gray and the floor is made of thick plywood or planks. You can expect your used shipping container to have plenty of dings, dents, and scrapes on the inside walls and floor.

Used 20′ container prices are often $600-$1000 less than the price of a new container. Although the final price will depend on the container’s age, condition, and your location (delivery distance), you can expect your 20’ shipping container to cost anywhere from $2200-$3400.

Modified 20-foot Container

Modified 20-foot Shipping Containers

Simple Box’s custom 20-foot shipping containers are 8×6 inches tall on the outside and have 160 square feet of customizable space. All our custom containers include thick rubber door gaskets, which will keep your container free of water, wind, and rodents.

You can choose to start with a new 20’ shipping container or a used 20’ container. Then, our expert modification team will customize your 20-foot shipping to meet your exact needs. Whether you want windows, lighting, lockboxes, security features, HVAC solutions, finished interiors, etc. Simple Box can add the modifications you need to make your shipping container work for you.

Why buy a Simple Box 20-foot Shipping Container?

When you choose Simple Box to meet your shipping container needs, you can expect:

  • Service that is local, professional, and kind
  • The ability to rent, buy, or rent-to-own shipping containers
  • Choose from new, one-trip, and customized containers

Shipping Container FAQs

Can I Pick Out My Container?
Yes! We are locally owned and operated so you can visit one of our locations to choose your 20’ shipping container. If you’d rather not come in person, give us a call. We can send you photos or a video of what we currently have in stock. We want this process to be as straightforward and easy as possible.
What Kind of Doors do 20’ Containers have?
Simple Box 20’ Shipping Containers generally have cargo doors at one end. We also stock double-door containers that have cargo doors at both ends.
Can I Rent a Shipping Container?
Unlike most of our competitors, our customers have the option to rent, rent-to-own, or buy their 20’ shipping containers. We want you to be able to choose the option that’s best for you.
What Other Sizes Do You Offer?
If you need a different size shipping container, we also have other container sizes available, such as:

* We can also help you modify any Shipping Container to create a portable office or workshop. A container is really just a Simple Box, but the options are endless!

How Do You Deliver 20-foot Shipping Containers?

No matter what type of shipping container you order, our delivery process is practically the same. For delivering 20’ containers, our driver will need 60 feet of space in a straight line to back the truck into place and a fairly level surface to place the container.

Where Can I Purchase a 20’ Container Near Me?

We have locations serving:

  • Arizona: Phoenix and surrounding areas
  • Idaho: Hayden / CDA and north Idaho
  • Oregon: from Portland to Eugene and the coast
  • Washington: Bellingham, Skagit County, the Yakima Valley, Seattle, and the Peninsula
How Much Do 20’ Shipping Containers Cost?
New 20ft container pricing ranges from $3100-$4300 while used 20’ containers typically cost between $2200-$3400.

No matter what your shipping container needs are, Simple Box delivers portable storage right to you with the quality and service you’re looking for. Call us at 1-855-855-4269 or call the Simple Box location nearest you. We look forward to taking your call and earning your business.

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