20’ and 40’ Shipping Containers Pricing


Navigating the Fluctuating Pricing and Costs of 20’ and 40’ Shipping Containers in Fort Wayne Indiana, Dayton, Toledo, Lima, Findlay, Port Clinton Ohio Markets.

In the dynamic landscape of shipping containers, understanding the pricing intricacies of 20' and 40' containers is essential, considering the daily fluctuations influenced by market conditions. At Contain It, we offer a solution-driven approach to Ohio and Indiana residents - contact us for the best container suited to your needs, and we'll handle the delivery.

Delving into the world of shipping containers reveals that the price of a 20' or 40' container is more than just a figure on a tag. Container sizes impact costs and the condition is a crucial factor when opting for a used container. 

Understanding 20' and 40' Container Pricing on New Containers

Securing the right container for your needs is simplified with a clear understanding of pricing. Whether you're seeking storage or constructing a tiny home, knowing the cost is crucial.

In Ohio and Indiana a newer or one trip 20-foot shipping container can range from $2,400 to $4,200, while its larger counterpart, the 40-footer, is priced between $5,000 to $6,500. 

Pro Tip: Call us today for the most up-to-date prices on newer or one trip shipping containers. Our extensive network of vendors and daily price monitoring ensures you get the best deal.

However, the cost significantly drops when considering used shipping containers. But why the variance?

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Conditions of Used Shipping Containers in Ohio and Indiana

The cost spectrum here can vary dramatically—from as low as fifteen hundred dollars up to five thousand dollars based on condition alone. The Institute of International Container Lessors standards help gauge which pre-used boxes still stand strong against nature’s forces like wind & water tightness or being cargo worthy.

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One Trip vs Cargo Worthy vs Wind & Water Tight (WWT) vs Last In Line

One Trip

'One Trip' means nearly new, while 'Cargo Worthy' (CW) and 'Wind & Water Tight' (WWT) options offer savings with more wear. Choose based on your needs—be it a trendy tiny home or sturdy storage without busting your budget.

A ‘One Trip’ shipping container is essentially a new unit that has been used only once, typically for transport from its manufacturing origin to a destination. These containers are in excellent condition with minimal wear, making them ideal for storage or modular construction projects where the container appearance is important because of the project location. They offer the benefits of new containers without the higher cost. 

Cargo Worthy

The 'Cargo Worthy' certification that vouches for their fitness for international transport under rigorous standards set by the IICL. These containers have been inspected rigorously; they’ve got more than a few miles on them but are still ideal for sheds, animal shelters, school equipment, vehicles, fire restoration jobs, remodel jobs, excess inventories, swimming pools, etc.

Wind and Water Tight

Wind & Water Tight (WWT) containers are sturdy storage units designed to withstand the elements, ensuring that contents remain dry and secure. These containers have been inspected to guarantee they're wind tight and watertight, providing reliable protection against wind, rain, and pests—ideal for animal shelters, sheds, vehicles, equipment storage, excess inventory, fire restorations, remodel projects.

As Is

Last in line are 'As Is'' containers—a gamble that may pay off if you’re looking for just a metal box. We sell very few of these due to the fact we have very little demand for this type of container.  If you are in need of an “as is” container, please call and we can check our current inventory for damaged containers.

The Impact of Supply Chain Dynamics on Container Pricing

In the container market, whether you're eyeing a 20-footer or a 40-foot storage container, prices may seem unpredictable. Yet, Contain It navigates this unpredictability by being your ally, monitoring market conditions and vendor pricing daily. 

Pro Tip: Trust us to secure the best prices in Ohio and Indiana. Call us when you're ready to make a move.

Container prices are intricately linked to global demand and transport container availability, with supply chain dynamics playing a pivotal role. Every link in the chain, from international container shipping lines to simple box movers, influences pricing in this dynamic ocean freight logistic journey.

Save Costs On Delivery of Storage Containers

Post-purchase, delivery costs can be a surprising factor. Unlike most competitors, Contain It offers daylight delivery seven days a week, with reasonable charges based on time and distance. Our primary service area covers Ohio and Indiana within a 150-mile radius.

Pro Tip: Call us today for the best market prices on storage containers. Experience premium storage solutions at unbeatable prices, delivered right to your site.

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