8ft Shipping Container

8ft Shipping Container

The 8ft Container is the smallest option in our range of shipping containers. Ideal for small storage requirements, sites with limited access or limited space to store a container. Just like the larger versions, they are safe, secure and watertight.

Key Features

  • Wind and watertight
  • Pest and vermin proof
  • Wooden floors
  • Secure and lockable via our lockbox
  • Lashing points at the floor and ceiling to secure your goods
  • Approx 2.5m L x 2.2m W x 2.3m H

Product Details

Built from weathering carbon steel, our 8ft shipping containers are the smallest container option. Like all our other models, they are strong, secure, weatherproof units that safely protect everything inside. Their simple design makes them one of the most versatile transportable storage solutions available today.

The 8ft version is commonly used for a wide range of applications including onsite storage of furniture, office documents, equipment, parts or excess stock. Perfect for transporting goods between locations on road.

Options

  • Transport/Shipping Certifications
  • Variety of Container Grades available - New or Used
  • Ask us about modifications including shelving, power and lighting

8ft Container Dimensions and Weight

Specifications may vary

Internal
Length (mm) 2,287
Width (mm) 2,112
Height (mm) 2,067
External
Length (mm) 2,438
Width (mm) 2,200
Height (mm) 2,260
Weight
Tare (kg) 950
Payload (kg) 5,050
MGW (kg) 6,000

How is this container delivered?

We aim to make your container delivery on site as smooth as possible. Please notify us when getting a container quote if there are any obstructions like power lines near where you plan to place your container or if access for a truck is likely to be tricky. 

Also, please make sure that the area the truck will need to access is clear and that any loved pets and children are somewhere safe.

Delivery on site can be made using the following methods.

SCF Shipping Containers - Delivery Method - Tilt Tray

Tilt Tray

Tilt tray delivers a container off the back of the truck. Similar to a tow truck, the tray is mechanically lowered at an angle, and the container is slid off, with the truck moving forward at slow speed. This is the most common delivery method used for containers. Tilt trays are not suitable for sites with overhead power lines as the container height increases significantly when tilted.

SCF Shipping Containers - Delivery Method - Hiab Crane

Hiab Crane

Hiab cranes lift containers from a mechanism located behind the truck's cabin. This is used for smaller shipping containers, usually up to 20 foot, or when there is limited space for a side loader or tilt tray. Using a crane means the container is easily positioned at an angle or up on a raised area. It can also be used to place containers over a fence or other obstacles.

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