FAQs

FAQs - Buying A Shipping Container

We sell many different sizes of containers available for sale. Standard sizes include 20' & 40' containers, but on many occasions we will have containers as small as 8' long by 8' wide and 8.5' tall and up to 45' long by 8' wide x 9.5' tall. 

The amount of space is minimal. For a 20-foot unit, you will need approximately 75 feet of straight clearance.

We deliver 20’ containers to your site using a tilt bed truck. The driver will back in the truck, tilt the bed, and drive out from underneath the container.The container will gently slide off the truck, onto the ground. The driver will need to pull straight out from underneath the container. Click here to see a video of how we offload a 20’ container.

The site will have to be fairly level, smooth, and firm. We can deliver on dirt, cement, grass, crushed stone, and asphalt. Keep in mind that a container might sink in a soft surface and our truck could leave tire marks.

We recommend that you or a designated contact person be present the first time we deliver a unit to you. If this is not possible, we can discuss other alternatives.

We strive to deliver your container in the shortest amount of time. We can usually deliver within a week.

Your final bill will be prorated. For example, if your container is picked up on February 9, you will be charged for February 1- February 9, 9 days.

It is your responsibility to check with your local authorities about the placement of the container.

We do not provide insurance for your goods and liability of stored items rests with the customer.

We do not have the capability to move containers full. Our containers can be used on site, filled, and we will pick them up when it is empty. We do not provide moving services.

We ask that you not store any of the following materials in the container: illegal, toxic, waste, contaminated, controlled, hazardous, restricted, explosive, flammable, chemical, paint, or any inherently dangerous material of any kind.

The we offer many different container colors, please view our current inventory for sale to see available colors.

We sell 10’, 20’, and 40’ long containers. Most containers are 8’6 tall but we also have 9’6 tall containers called high cube containers.

We sell containers with doors at one end, both ends (double door containers), side doors (open side containers), and also can do modifications.

The amount of space is minimal. For a 10-foot or 20-foot unit, you will need approximately 75 feet of straight clearance. For a 40’-foot unit, you will need approximately 110 feet of straight clearance.

Full payment is due upon delivery. We accept cash, check, and major credit cards.

The containers on the website are the actual containers we have in stock. To purchase a particular container, note the container ID number to specify it.

Yes, all of our containers are located at 11 Gavitt Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891. We are open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. We are happy to show customers the containers in person.

We sell containers with doors at one end, both ends (double door containers), side doors (open side containers), and also can do modifications.

FAQs - Renting A Shipping Container

Our rental units are 20' long by 8' wide by 8.5' high (exterior dimensions). The interior volume is roughly 1,170 cubic feet. They can be rented with or without shelving.

You can rent a storage unit from a minimum of one month to as long as you choose. If you need the container for less than a month, that’s fine, however you are still billed for the minimum rental period of a whole month.

The amount of space is minimal. For a 20-foot unit, you will need approximately 75 feet of straight clearance.

We deliver 20’ containers to your site using a tilt bed truck. The driver will back in the truck, tilt the bed, and drive out from underneath the container.The container will gently slide off the truck, onto the ground. The driver will need to pull straight out from underneath the container. Click here to see a video of how we offload a 20’ container.

The site will have to be fairly level, smooth, and firm. We can deliver on dirt, cement, grass, crushed stone, and asphalt. Keep in mind that a container might sink in a soft surface and our truck could leave tire marks.

We recommend that you or a designated contact person be present the first time we deliver a unit to you. If this is not possible, we can discuss other alternatives.

We strive to deliver your container in the shortest amount of time. We can usually deliver within a week.

Upon delivery, we charge the first month’s rent, delivery, and pickup. Subsequent months are billed. We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards.

When you are finished with the container and it has been swept out, give us a call. We will pick up the container in a timely manner.

Your final bill will be prorated. For example, if your container is picked up on February 9, you will be charged for February 1- February 9, 9 days.

It is your responsibility to check with your local authorities about the placement of the container.

We do not provide insurance for your goods and liability of stored items rests with the customer.

We do not have the capability to move containers full. Our containers can be used on site, filled, and we will pick them up when it is empty. We do not provide moving services.

We ask that you not store any of the following materials in the container: illegal, toxic, waste, contaminated, controlled, hazardous, restricted, explosive, flammable, chemical, paint, or any inherently dangerous material of any kind.

The containers are a neutral color in order to blend in with the surroundings.

We sell 10’, 20’, and 40’ long containers. Most containers are 8’6 tall but we also have 9’6 tall containers called high cube containers.

We sell containers with doors at one end, both ends (double door containers), side doors (open side containers), and also can do modifications.

The amount of space is minimal. For a 10-foot or 20-foot unit, you will need approximately 75 feet of straight clearance. For a 40’-foot unit, you will need approximately 110 feet of straight clearance.

Full payment is due upon delivery. We accept cash, check, and major credit cards.

The containers on the website are the actual containers we have in stock. To purchase a particular container, note the container ID number to specify it.

Yes, all of our containers are located at 11 Gavitt Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891. We are open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. We are happy to show customers the containers in person.

We sell containers with doors at one end, both ends (double door containers), side doors (open side containers), and also can do modifications.