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Go long for maximum value

If you are fortunate to have enough space to accommodate our 40ft container, then buying this size is certainly recommended. Storing large furniture, machinery, products, farm equipment, event supplies and more is a breeze with the largest container in our range. As the 40ft is designed to be stacked, it offers you a rapid, secure and cost-effective solution for mass storage requirements. In creative applications such as shipping container homes, swimming pools, pop-up bars, cafes, and retail stores, the larger space is visually spectacular and incredibly practical.

Protect or create really big things

At 40 feet long, this is our largest container for sale and is ideal for storing big and bulky objects, large quantities of items, or spreading your particulars out in the container so they are easy to access. Being extra long, it also lends itself nicely to a range of residential, industrial and retail applications. High-quality bearings on the corners allow the containers to be stacked up to 8 high. Made from high tensile Corten steel and protected by rust-resistant paint, these containers are weather resistant, watertight, and built to last.

Buying a 40ft container is a fantastic, low-cost solution for a variety of purposes. Get a quote today on purchasing a National Container and don't forget to check out the range of modifications we offer.

40ft General Purpose containers are commonly used for:

  • Cargotecture (shipping container architecture)
  • Storing cars, motorbikes, bikes, carts, boats, vans
  • Storing various business items
  • Holding surplus stock
  • Storing commercial equipment, farm machinery, industrial product
  • Storing household goods during renovations
  • Moving or shipping containers
  • Portable workshops
  • Greenhouse
  • Garage structure
  • Pools
  • Pop-up bars, cafes or stores
  • Amenities or change rooms
  • Event or site offices
  • Disaster shelters

Buying a container provides a long-term solution with maximum cost efficiency and the flexibility to make it your own. For more information, please contact us – we are here to help.

40ft General Purpose Container Features

  • Corten Steel
  • Heavy-duty plywood floors
  • Weatherproof, water-tight storage
  • Lockable
  • 4 x weight bearings at each corner
  • Can be stacked up to 8 general purpose containers high
  • Container doors one end
  • Doors open 270 degrees creating a 2.35m entrance
  • Rust-resistant paint for erosion prevention
  • Available in a range of colours
Dimensions - External12.02m (39’ 4″) Long x 2.35m (7’ 7″) Wide x 2.39m (7’ 8″) High
Dimensions - Internal12.19m (40’) Long x 2.44m (8’) Wide x 2.59m (8’ 6″) High
IMPORTANT*Dimensions may vary slightly between containers
Weight3,720kgs (3.7 tonnes)
AccessDouble doors, full width one end
ConditionCosmetically tidy, fully waterproof + fitted with lockbox (protects padlocks from bolt cutter removal)
AvailabilityUsually within 2-3 days, within 24 hours on request (dependant on transport availability)
GradeA, B, & C graded containers available (A is the highest quality, C is the most economical)



Secure storage at a jobsite, an onsite office, or a functional enclosed addition to your home, the 10ft is truly handy.


The most popular cost-effective way to satisfy additional storage requirements or create a custom functional space.


If you’re interest in one of our many services, please fill out this form with your HIRE, BUY or MODIFY requirements and we’ll get back to you. Need to discuss options?

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