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10' Shipping Containers

A 10-foot container is an ideal option a smaller volume of goods. However, some freight companies prefer stocking only 20-foot and 40-foot shipping containers because they’re safer and easier to stack.

While 10-foot containers might not be needed when transporting goods by sea, they’re a great option for transporting small loads over land. Not only are they easier to transport, but they also cost less to ship and leave a smaller carbon footprint. 


10-foot shipping containers can easily fit into most driveways and even single parking spaces, which adds to their convenience when transporting them over land. 


A 10-foot shipping container has around 72 square feet of flooring—about half the size of a single-car garage. However, if you opt for a high cube container, you also get an extra foot of height. 


A 10-foot shipping container can be used to conveniently transport the belongings of a small one-bedroom flat, making them the preferred shipping option for single people and students. 


What Are the Interior/Exterior Dimensions of a 10-Foot Shipping Container?


Interior Dimensions


The internal dimensions of a 10-foot shipping container are 9’4” long, 7’10” high, and 7’8.5” inches wide. On the other hand, the internal dimensions of a 10-foot high cube are 9’6” long, 8’10” tall, and 7’8” wide. 


Exterior Dimensions

The exterior dimensions of a 10-foot shipping container are 10’ long, 8.5’ high, and 8’ wide. The exterior dimensions of a 10-foot high cube are 10’ long, 9.5’ tall, and 8’ wide. 

What Is the Weight Capacity of a 10-Foot Shipping Container?

The tare weight capacity of a 10-foot shipping container is 2,850 pounds (1300 kg), while the maximum cargo weight is about 19,530 pounds (8858.7 kg). 


Are Shipping Containers Waterproof?


Yes, our shipping containers are waterproof. They are made from hard-wearing steel capable of protecting the contents inside from any drastic temperature variations. However, it’s important to note that steel on its own is not entirely waterproof and can easily corrode. 


However, responsible shipping companies employ different methods such as anti-corrosion coating and routine maintenance to prevent that from happening. 


Call Portable Storage Box today for more information on our 10-foot shipping container options. We’ve been in the self-storage industry for over 20 years, manufacturing storage containers for businesses all over the world. 

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