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40ft Shipping Container

The 40ft Shipping Container is double the length of the 20ft. That means you can store twice the stuff, or get twice as much work done. All in a strong, solid, watertight and weather-proof carbon steel container.

Rough 40ft Shipping Container dimensions

  • 12.2m L x 2.5m W x 2.6m H
  • 67.5m3 cubic capacity
  • High Cube option for extra 1ft height and 76m3 cubic capacity.

Safe and secure

  • Lock-up-and-leave lockbox system
  • Floor and ceiling lashing points to help keep goods tied down
  • GPS tracking system option.

Built to handle the Kiwi climate

  • Made from weathering carbon steel
  • Pest and predator-proof
  • Watertight and wind-resistant.

Cleverly customisable

  • Switch from wooden to steel flooring
  • Add windows, doors, or ventilation
  • Install smart extras like shelving, power, lighting, and more.

Why choose the 40ft Shipping Container?

Big projects and big goods take up big space. And if it’s big space you need, the 40ft Shipping Container ticks the box. It’s perfect for large-scale equipment, extra stock storage during a big sale, or anything and everything in-between.

If you space, space, and more space, the 40ft Shipping Container can deliver.

We offer 40ft Shipping Containers for sale

Why choose to buy?

  • You get the flexibility to make any modifications you like
  • You can buy new or used to suit your budget
  • Your container will be yours for good.

We also do 40ft Shipping Container hire

Why choose to hire?

  • You get access to the newest units in the CSL fleet
  • Hiring can work out to be the lower-cost option
  • With 31-day minimum terms, it makes a great short term solution.

Our Pricing Promise

CSL has built a strong, reputable business over 30 years through a commitment to transparent pricing. Our container hire pricing has no hidden costs, and we do not charge for unnecessary services or add ons. 

How Our Pricing Works

Our container hire pricing is broken down as follows:

  • A daily rate, charged for a minimum of 31 days. The longer the hire, the lower the daily rate.
  • A lift fee in depot, to get your container onto a delivery truck.
  • A transport fee from our depot to your door when we arrange your transport.
  • A de-hire fee, which is a lift fee + return transport from your door to our depot when we arrange your transport.

What About a Damage Waiver?

We do not charge a damage waiver as part of your hire. 

However, we do provide clear instructions on what you need to do to ensure your container remains in good condition throughout your hire, and what you need to do prior to returning the container to ensure you are not invoiced for additional repair works. Most often, you just need to sweep out the inside and give the outside a rinse so the container is ready for the next hire.

If your container has incurred damage throughout the hire, we will review and invoice the repair work once it is returned to depot.


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After a cheap shipping container? Take a look at our clearance range and buy one today, before someone else. Limited stock.

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CSL containers is dedicated to innovatively solving space problems with shipping containers. We’ve been in the container business for over thirty years. Over this time, we have learned that everyone’s needs are different. That’s why we have created a total container service that’s flexible enough to cater for every customer’s unique needs. CSL's footprint is nation wide, with depots in Auckland, Christchurch, and Dunedin.