Shipping Container Hire Australia

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Tips and guides to help you find the right containers

Here's some tips and guides on how to find the right containers for your job

1. What is a shipping container?

A shipping container is a large reusable steel box or ubiquitous corrugated box used for shipment, storage and handling. Shipping containers come in different sizes; see “what size are shipping containers?” below. iSeekplant has a nationwide network of suppliers with shipping containers for hire/rent. We are the largest network of container suppliers and experienced container operators in Australia. Get in touch with suppliers through iSeekplant today


2. What are shipping containers made of?

Shipping containers are typically made from steel. They are closed-top, with hinged doors on the sides.


3. Can shipping containers float?

Shipping containers can float for a short time, depending on their size. Standard 20ft containers can take months to sink, whereas larger ones can take weeks or days.


4. What size are shipping containers?

Common sizes of shipping containers are 10ft, 20ft and 40ft. Read more about shipping container sizes in our blog “Shipping Containers – Size Guide”.


5. How much do shipping containers cost to hire?

Typically, prices might start from $120 per month for a standard 20ft container hire/rent. Some companies may charge per week or day with a minimum hire/rent of up to three months. Search ‘shipping container hire’ on iSeekplant today to browse the latest deals and prices.


6. How do I hire a shipping container through iSeekplant?

The simplest way to get a quote for shipping container hire/rent near you is to use iSeekplant’s ‘get a quote’ tool. Alternatively, call us on 1300 691 912 or email us at projects@iseekplant.com.au

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