Different sized containers serve different purposes. Many of our customer ask the question What size container do I need? So before you buy or hire your own, sure you are well informed.
The internal dimensions of a 20ft container are of 2.39m x 2.35m x 5.89m, therefore it can hold almost 33 cubic metres of air. That is approximately the space taken up by 22 sofas. This type of container can usually load around 19 tonnes.
The internal dimensions of a 40ft container are of 2.39m x 2.35m x 12.0m, which means it can hold up to 67 cubic metres. This is equivalent to the space needed to fit 45 sofas. This container can load around 30 tonnes.
40ft High Cube Containers
This container is as long as the 40ft standard container but it is a foot taller. Its internal dimensions are 2.69m x 2.35m x 12.0m, and it can hold almost 75 cubic metres of air. That is the same as the volume of 50 sofas. High cube containers can load as much weight as a 40ft container can stand, 30 tonnes.