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Intermodal Containers for Sale

We have a range of intermodal containers available to buy, suiting whatever needs you might have.

Need a reliable intermodal container?

Whether you are looking to transport your cargo from one place to another, use it for storage, or convert it into something new, we have the container for you.

Our range of intermodal shipping containers includes the 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft containers at both the standard height (8ft 6in) and the high cube version (9ft 6in). Due to the wide distribution of depots throughout the country, we can supply intermodal containers across the whole of the UK.

All of our intermodal containers are in excellent condition and our specialist team is waiting to help you to find the right one for you.

Purchase an Intermodal Container from S Jones

Our range of intermodal shipping containers are robust and weatherproof, and the ideal way to ship your belongings, goods, or other cargo.

All of our new intermodal containers come with a valid CSC Plate, but second-hand containers may need re-certifying upon inspection.

If you need any help with choosing the best intermodal shipping container for you, please get in touch with our expert team who will be delighted to help.

Key Features of An Intermodal Freight Container

  • Available in 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft sizes.
  • Fully seam welded all-steel construction, with floors made of load-bearing 30mm marine-plywood over steel floor bearers.
  • Weather-sealed steel doors at one end.
  • Free-standing and self-contained
  • Lifting points at each corner for ease of delivery.
  • If you’re unsure what type of container you’re looking for visit our container buyers guide page or contact us to discuss your container delivery options.

You can find the full specifications and interior and exterior intermodal container dimensions below. If you would like a quote, please click below to send a request.

Intermodal Container Dimensions

Note – all dimensions given are approximate

20ft General Specifications

Floor Area 150sqft (13.84m²)
Cubic Capacity 1160 cu ft (32.85m³)
Weight 2.4 tons (2.4 tonnes)

20ft External Dimensions

Length 20ft (6.06m)
Width 8ft (2.44m)
Height 8ft 6in (2.59m)

20ft Internal Dimensions

Length 19ft 3in (5.87m)
Width 7ft 7in (2.33m)
Height 7ft 9in (2.35m)

40ft General Specifications

Floor Area 305sqft (28.33m²)
Cubic Capacity 2360 cu ft (66.83m³)
Weight 4 tons (4.06 tonnes)

40ft External Dimensions

Length 40ft (12.19m)
Width 8ft (2.44m)
Height 8ft 6in (2.59m)

40ft Internal Dimensions

Length 39ft 4in (12m)
Width 7ft 7in (2.33m)
Height 7ft 9in (2.35m)

Using Intermodal Containers for Shipping

If you are looking to transport cargo around the world, using a 20ft or 40ft intermodal container will make it safe and secure, cost-effective, and help you to avoid any other shipping problems.

Our intermodal containers are made from steel construction and are seam welded, meaning that they will protect their contents from extreme weather conditions.

Our intermodal containers can also be securely locked to protect your cargo from extreme weather conditions and thieves and vandals.

The 20ft and 40ft intermodal containers can be used on ships, trains, and lorries, ensuring that their contents have a smooth journey to its destination.

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The Complete Guide To Buying a Shipping Container

We know that buying a container for the first time can be daunting. That’s why we’ve created a detailed buyer’s guide to help you through the process of purchasing the perfect container for your needs.

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Commonly Asked Questions

How can I make sure my container is secure?

As well as a complete module for sale, we stock security accessories too. Customers often need a couple of additional items for their new or second-hand unit. These can be supplied fitted, separate or in bulk orders, see our Container Accessories page for details on such products as; High quality, high-security sliding shackle ‘block’ padlocks and 5mm steel padlock shrouds with 15mm drilled hasps, all weld on.

Where Do You Deliver?

We offer exceptional delivery services for our shipping containers for sale across the UK. Our local depots mean less distance to travel to you, so you’ll never have to wait long for delivery – and prices will be lower too!

What Size Shipping Containers Are For Sale?

We proudly stock 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft options, alongside high cube alternatives of the same size that take up the same floor space, however, have higher storage capabilities.

We can also cut and shunt to accommodate any size required – i.e we can convert a 20ft into a 15ft.

What Size Container Do I Need To Buy?

This is dependent on the application of your unit, and our experienced helpful sales team will be able to advise.

See what our customers say about us!

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24th Feb 2024

Great communication from Claire, Great service, delivered on time would definitely recommend S Jones Containers, thanks to all staff involved.

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23rd Feb 2024

After a google search I found this company to be the best prices. Customer service was excellent Sales staff very fast in returning prices. I ordered 4 containers end of 2023 and then another 2 a couple of months ago. Used containers in very good condtion and like new. Delivery man who transported both orders was very nice and polite and I will use S Jones Containers along with their delivery partner again if the need ever arises.

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23rd Feb 2024

For a company we had never dealt with before i could not fault the service from ordering to delivery. Exceptional.

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