20ft container for hire: cost effective and competitive pricing

Looking to hire a 20ft container?

The 20ft – or 6m – shipping container is one of the most common sizes in general use in the shipping industry and is used for all kinds of general cargo. It is also a convenient size for a multitude of other uses on land, including storage, as office space or for transporting goods in bulk. 

Contact us today on 1300 685 148 for: 

  • Cost-effective and competitive pricing
  • Honest and reliable advice 
  • +25 years of experience in the shipping container industry
  • Fast service and delivery
  • Wide range of container hire size options
  • An established network of trading and supply partners across Australasia, Asia, Europe, and the USA

Call us today on 1300 685 148 to request a quote for 20ft container hire – we are happy to answer all your questions!

20ft container for hire: capacity, external and internal dimensions

If you need to know the exact dimensions of a 20ft container for hire, these are the internal and external measurements:

Exterior dimensions: 6058mm long x 2438 mm wide x 2591 mm high

Internal dimensions: 5898m long x 2352m wide x 2393m high

You can expect a usable capacity of 32.6m3 from a 20ft shipping container, and they weigh 2.2 tonne. In terms of the ballpark capacity this translates into in the real world, a 20ft container will store the contents of a 3 bedroom home.

20ft Shipping container for hire: size options 

There are a number of different 20ft shipping container size options for hire, each with a unique feature. 

20ft Shipping Container for Hire Sydney

The standard 20ft shipping container is a great robust shipping container for all general purposes with full width double doors at one end.

20ft Hi Cube Palletwide Shipping Container for Hire Sydney

The 20ft Hi Cube Palletwide shipping container is great for spaces where height allows for a little more room.

20ft Hi Cube Shipping Container for Hire Sydney

The 20ft Hi Cube shipping container is great for spaces where height allows for a little more room.

20ft Opentop Shipping Container for Hire Sydney

The 20ft Opentop shipping container is perfect for easy top loading.

20ft Insulated Shipping Container for Hire Sydney

The 20ft insulated shipping container is a great option for storage and transport of food products.

You can also learn more about the dimensions, capacity and weight of our container range by consulting our dedicated page – so you can hire the right container for your needs.

20ft container hire: Hire terms, transport and availability

Have some questions about our 20ft container hire? Here are answers to the most common queries we get:

  • Minimum hire period is 1 month or part thereof
  • Hire rates are on a sliding scale: monthly, 1-6 months, 6-12 months, 12+ months
  • Delivery to and from your site can be arranged by a self unloading vehicles (HIAB Truck or Tiltray)
  • Container availability is usually within a few days, dependant upon transport availability

Call our helpful team today on 1300 685 148, or send us a message about your 20ft container hire needs

Browse our range of containers on our website, or if you have a special requirement, please phone our sales office on 1300 685 148 to discuss how we can assist.