LOCAL CONTAINER DELIVERY

Expert Ground-Level Container Delivery

Because we are local, we provide expert ground-level container delivery services at a fair price. We can often provide next-day service, or delivery within a few days to cities and areas within Arizona, Oregon, and Washington. 

And with a little more time to arrange it, we can get the storage container you want delivered practically anywhere, whether it’s on an island in the San Juans or acreage in the hills.

With this in mind, we typically require at least a 3-days notice to deliver a box according to your ideal delivery date. 
All appointments depend upon availability, and three days should give us enough time to fit you in during your preferred times.

Step-by-Step Delivery Process

Here is our easy, step-by-step process of how we deliver our containers. See the videos below for a visual reference on a delivery of a 20 foot and 40 foot container.

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Choose a Delivery Area. You’ll want to make sure that the area you want your shipping container placed is suitable (level and firm ground, clear of debris, etc).

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Upon arrival, our expert drivers will back into the space where the container is to be placed. The driver will slowly set one end of the container on the ground, pull forward, and gently set the other end of the Box down. 

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If dunnage is required to set the box on, the driver will set these wood blocks down in the correct spots before setting the ends on the ground.

20 FOOT CONTAINER DELIVERY

40 FOOT CONTAINER DELIVERY

PREPARING FOR CONTAINER DELIVERY

Simple Box’s primary goal is to make this process, well, simple. This includes limiting your need to prep.

However, we want to avoid bringing a bulky shipping container to a site only to discover that we can’t place the container on the ground. Therefore, you need to make sure that you have a suitable place in mind for your shipping container before we arrive.

Elements of an Ideal Container Delivery Location:
  1. FIRM GROUND
    The ground must be flat and firm. If your preferred location is on soft ground or is slightly sloped, we recommend bringing in gravel or using lumber blocks to help make the space more container friendly.

  2. OVERHEAD CLEARANCE
    Make sure that there are no low-hanging wires, branches, or anything that might get in the way of delivery. We require at least 15′ of clearance for our trucks to deliver containers.

  3. ROOM TO BACK IN AND PULL FORWARD
    There must be room for the truck to navigate. A 10ft container requires 60ft of space for the truck, a 20ft container requires 70ft of space for the truck, and a 40ft container requires 140ft of space for the truck.

  4. PERMISSION TO DELIVER
    Try to plan for delivery on private property. We sometimes place shipping containers on city streets in front of your home, but we’ll only recommend this option for a short period of time. We prefer to place them on private property to avoid any potential issues. If we do place your shipping container on a city street or other public place, it is always the customer’s responsibility to obtain proper permits
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CONTAINER DELIVERY

  • HOW MUCH SITE PREP IS NEEDED FOR A CONTAINER?

    To ensure a safe delivery, please make sure the ground is hard-packed gravel or some other improved surface (asphalt, concrete, etc.), there are no low-hanging wires, and you have enough space for the truck to pull forward from the back of the box.

  • SHOULD I BUY EXTRA BLOCKS OR DUNNAGE?

    If the delivery area is on a bit of a slope, we recommend getting some gravel or several 12-inch 4x6 treated lumber blocks to help get the Box level and get some air-flow underneath the Box. We do not recommend railroad ties as they are often uneven and we’ve seen a lot of people injure themselves trying to drag them around. Containers are made to carry all of the weight at the corners, so all you need is a block under the corner (the drivers carry some dunnage on the trucks).

  • HOW MUCH ROOM IS NEEDED FOR CONTAINER DELIVERY?

    • For a 20 foot container, we need 70 feet of space for the truck to pull forward in a straight line.
    • For a 40 foot container, we need 140 feet for the truck & trailer to pull forward in a straight line.

  • WHAT ARE YOUR DELIVERY HOURS? WHEN WILL MY DRIVER ARRIVE?

    Our delivery team runs from 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. We love it when we have at least 3 days notice, but we will do all that we can to get your delivery done on your ideal day(s). You do not need to be there for the delivery or pick-up as long as the delivery area is clear and we have a good idea of where you’d like the Box to be placed (some people leave a cone, lawn-chair, or brightly painted rock where they would like the doors to be placed). Your Driver will call or text when they are on their way to your place.

  • WHERE DOES SIMPLE BOX DELIVER TO?

    We can deliver to most addresses in Washington State, Oregon State, and Arizona State. Feel free to give us a call to confirm whether we can deliver to your specific address and to schedule your delivery date.

  • WHAT IF THE DRIVER GETS STUCK OR CAN'T DELIVER AT MY LOCATION?

    Our drivers are amazing, but there are some times when a site just isn’t suitable, or a customer changes their mind. If a customer’s ideal delivery location is not suitable, the driver will do all that they can to place the Box in an alternate nearby location. We budget for up to 30 minutes at customer site to load or unload, and secure the container. If additional standby/setup/transport is needed, it is billed at $100 per hour. Any towing or repair bills resulting from insufficient site conditions will be passed straight through to the customer or delivery contact. All Deliveries are subject to our Terms & Conditions.

  • I HAVE A DIFFERENT QUESTION NOT LISTED HERE:

    Please visit https://getsimplebox.com/frequently-asked-questions/ for additional information, or give us a call at 1-855-855-4269

STORAGE DELIVERY WHERE YOU NEED IT

We can provide shipping container delivery services anywhere in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho with advance booking. If you’re thinking “how can I get a container near me?”… the answer is Simple Box!

Call us today at 1-855-855-4269 or click Get Prices to schedule your container rental, purchase, or delivery.