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How much does a 40 foot storage container cost?

Last Updated: 7th March, 2020

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40 Foot Standard Shipping Container: retails at US $4500. 40 Foot Standard High Cube Container: retails at US $5000.

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Also asked, how much does a 40 foot container cost?

Used 40 foot Containers are often the best storage price per square foot value around. Although Used 40 foot Container prices vary depending on Condition, Age, and Location, used 40 ft Pricing in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho can range from $2800-5200.

Likewise, how much is a shipping container? Shipping containers typically cost only $1800 – $5000 (some as little as $800) depending on their size. They are readily available for purchase as containers that are shipped to their final destinations are usually too expensive to ship back.

Correspondingly, how much does a 40 foot shipping container way?

Typically an empty 20 foot shipping container weighs between 1.8-2.2 metric tonnes (about 3,970 - 4,850 lb) and an empty 40 foot shipping container weighs 3.8 - 4.2 tonne (8,340 - 9,260 lb) depending on what kind of container it is. For example, high cube containers tend to be heavier.

How much is a shipping container in the Philippines?

How much does it cost to ship a container to Philippines. Ocean freight shipping from the port of Manila in the Philippines begins at $396 and ranges anywhere up to $6,000 varying by shipping destination and container size.

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