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40ft Open-Sided Shipping Container

When normal 40ft cube-high shipping containers are customized with side-opening doors, they become unique containers that can handle normal loads as well as ultra-sized cargo. However, such large shipping containers also have other uses.

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Designed and built for mobility, the 40ft open-side shipping container gives you the freedom to access interior cargo from a side door point of entry. The 40ft open-side shipping container is weatherproof, mobile, and fits in a standard parking space.

Tailor the 40ft open-side shipping container to meet your requirements with our custom fabrication options. Quick, professional delivery of the 40ft open-side shipping container is available.

Side Opening Modified Containers For Sale


Side-opening shipping containers are modified containers that make it easier to access your goods and stored items via other doors positioned on the side. They come standard in a 20-foot size, with a side-opening 40-foot modified shipping container available upon request. These containers come with solid timber flooring and are naturally also equipped with our versatile double doors at the front that open to 270 degrees.


Are you looking to purchase shipping containers and want them delivered to a specific location? No problem! Through our vast network of international transportation companies, we can let your container (or multiple containers) be delivered to any location in the world.

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40ft Open-Sided Shipping Container

40ft Open Side Containers

40ft open-side shipping containers offer unique and efficient solutions for the transportation and storage needs of your business.


Having useful and reliable side doors, 40ft open side containers are known for being easy to use. Moreover, they significantly speed up the loading and unloading process of larger cargo. If you are going to invest in a 40ft shipping container with side doors for your storage needs, you will notice how easier it will be to retrieve goods from this container as well.

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Side access shipping containers are made by modifying a regular shipping container. One of the sides is removed and bi-fold doors with locking bars are welded securely. This way, you can easily open up the whole side of the container when you need access.

Due to providing full side access, shipping containers with side doors are also popular for housing needs as well. You can turn a 40ft shipping container with side doors into a comfortable on-site house, a classy and air-conditioned on-site office, a professional-looking trade show booth, an alternative restaurant, a hip coffee shop, and much more.

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General uses

  1. Transportation of bulky goods. Some goods, such as jet turbines, large engineering parts, boat engines, and oversized generators cannot fit in a shipping container if the common double doors are used. 40-foot side-opening shipping containers provide an effective solution for such large cargo. With these larger doors, forklifts and other handling equipment gains easier access to the shipping container.
  2. Goods storage. The 40ft side-opening shipping container provides ideal storage space. Because to they are the largest side-opening shipping containers, their large capacity doors make access easier, and they can be packed with bulky goods. Additionally, when fitted with shelves, or ventilated, it can easily be turned into stores for non-perishable goods. Their strong construction makes them hard to break into and thus secure.
  3. Retail shops and mobile food vendors. The large 40-foot side-opening shipping container is a favorite among retailers of small consumer items such as snacks, magazines, and soft drinks. These large containers also serve the mobile food vending market where the large openings create unparalleled access for customers to get served. The large side doors can also be fitted with display shelves that customers can use to choose their food.

Why they are different

40ft Side Access Side Opening Storage Containers

40ft side opening shipping containers open up from the side of the container, allowing for wider and easier access, with one whole side of the container opening outwards via two doors. Something that makes loading and unloading significantly easier. The large side doors come in handy if you’re stacking goods like boxed aircraft parts, large engineering spare parts, or bulky crates with a forklift.

Although the 40ft side-opening shipping container is the largest of its kind, it has some limitations about extraordinaryBuy 20ft High Cube Shipping Containers sized cargo. Whilst a side-loading shipping container is certainly advantageous, it does mean that more space is required for the doors to open on the side, which is a consideration you will need to take into account if you are limited to external space. If this is not an issue, however, then the easier access makes a side-opening shipping container a viable and useful option for much quicker loading and unloading.

Companies and people who use the 40ft side-opening shipping container

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The main users of 40ft side-opening shipping containers are companies that deal with the logistics associated with extraordinary cargo such as aircraft parts, ship parts, large turbine parts, and engines. The long size of the containers and its side doors make access and transportation easier. Another group of people interested in the increased accessibility of such containers are food vendors and mobile restaurateurs. The large size of the containers provides more space for the catering service while its side door customization offers customers and the owners increased access to each other. With proper security and locks, 40ft side-opening shipping containers also serve as good storage space for awkward cargo.

If you are looking for one-trip 40ft shipping containers for sale, you can get a quote from us by filling out the form.

Inter-modal Containers Ltd. is one of America’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of shipping containers, delivering them throughout the USA, to individuals and the mining, construction, agricultural, and corporate sectors.

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40ft High-Cube Open-sided Storage Containers

The longest and tallest open-sided containers available are the 40′ high-cube containers (9’6″ tall).  These units will partially or fully open the entire length of the unit.  With the 40′ of side access built into these 40OS units, you can easily store the widest or longest of products that would not normally fit into a 40′ container with only standard container doors.


The 40′ Opensided High-Cube containers are designed to open in 10′ door sections giving you the flexibility to access 10′, 20′ 30′, or the entire 40′ of the side of the container.

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40' Open Sided Shipping Container for saleWhat are the Dimensions of a 40′ High-Cube Open-Sided Container?

Exterior Measurement Interior Measurement
Length 40′ Length 39′ 5″
Width 8′ 0″ Width 7′ 5″
Height 9′ 6″ Height 8′ 1/2″
Side Door Opening Measurement Container Weights Measurement
Width 38′ 8″ Tare Weight 13,050 lbs
Height 7′ 7″ Payload 39,950 lbs

uses for open-sided storage containers

The majority of open-sided container buyers are businesses, governmental organizations and the military, or anyone who needs to access their container from the side.  Storage of snow plows, products wider than 7′ or a site that does not have access from the container ends.  The open-sided containers are the most convenient, versatile, and easiest units to load.

Versatile and Easy to Load

As shipping containers became a popular and practical form of transporting goods and cargo around America and the world, more and more ways were found to modify them to make them more convenient to use. Loading items through the double doors at the front of the container is not always practical, which is why the side-opening shipping container was created.

As you would expect from their name, side-opening shipping containers open up from the side of the container, allowing for wider and easier access, with one whole side of the container opening outwards via two doors. Something that makes loading and unloading significantly easier. Particularly if you’re stacking goods like boxes or crates with a forklift.

Made from durable corrosion-resistant Corten steel, this 40FT conex container is perfect for your home or business storage needs. Shipping containers are very secure, watertight, and portable, should you need to relocate. Our containers are manufactured to the highest standards with welded tie-down points included on both upper and lower rails, ten air vents to ensure good airflow and a heavy-duty marine-grade plywood floor that safeguards your valuables, keeping them clean and dry.

Warranty: TEN YEARS

Dimensions: 40FT Long x 8FT Wide x 8FT 6IN Tall

Tare Weight: 8,270 lbs (3,750 Kg)Maximum Payload: 58,930 lbs (26,730 Kg)Volume (Storage Space): 2,386 cu ft (67.6 M3)

We offer new, used, modified, and customised shipping containers for sale in a variety of sizes and types, with fast and efficient service direct to your worksite, business, or home. And with multiple depots all over Australia, we can usually have your order to you within a few days.

You can order your containers from Inter-modal Containers Ltd. at any time of the day or night. This process is entirely digital with an easy check-out process. So easy, you can complete your order in only a few minutes.

Inter-modal Containers Ltd. offers several shipping options. If you select one of the delivery options, your container will be delivered to your location within the delivery window you’ve selected after the order payment date.

For those that need their containers quicker, select the pick-up option and you can pick up your container the following business day after placing your order. If you choose the pick-up option, you can pick up your container the following business day after placing your order.

we deliver shipping containers to and partner with customers from major industries, such as commercial, construction, retail, education, and theme parks. We help you arrive at the perfect price for containers.

Our 40-foot open-sided containers have an outside dimension of 40′ x 8′ x 8.6′, making them an excellent choice for portable onsite storage and local, national, or international shipping. Our 40’ containers feature:

  • Frames constructed from 8’ gauge steel
  • Body construction of 14’ gauge steel
  • One-inch thick wood floors

Our containers are an ideal choice for short-term or long-term storage space. These are suitable for building supplies, commercial use, home use, and much more. Our containers offer secure storage too.

We rent at a 30-day billing plan at no extra cost, unlike the usual 28-day billing cycle. Mobile Modular Portable Storage delivers the shipping containers in excellent condition and delivered on the scheduled day with our fleet of trucks and trailers. This means you can expect delivery according to your timeline.

We serve multiple locations across the US. Speak to our dedicated support team for custom options and a free quote.

Although we like digital efficiency, we will always stay human. This means you can easily call, e-mail, or chat with us through our U.S.-located customer service department. Inter-modal Containers Ltd. delivers shipping containers quickly and at the fairest price online – exactly what you need. And our fully digital operation is far more sustainable than other businesses.

Shipping container conditions.NEW “One Trip” containers are shipped from Asia with a single container cargo load. These containers are referred to as “new” or in “like new” condition. One-trip containers are ideal if appearance and longevity are top priorities.

USED cargo-worthy containers are certified for global transport based on the condition of the doors, floor, walls, and ceiling. Dents, rust, and corroded paint may be present. The unit is leakproof.

Using Your Container For Export? You’ll Need a CSC Survey.

For customers who plan to export their container, please make sure to purchase a CWO (cargo-worthy) or One Trip container as well as a CSC Survey. Please note that we cannot move loaded containers, and strongly recommend that customers who are exporting their container work with their shipping company to pick up the container after the survey is complete.

Inter-modal Containers Ltd. warranty. Each storage container is durable, secure, and weatherproof. The Warranty Coverage Period for New ISO shipping containers is ten years from the date of purchase from Inter-modal Containers Ltd.. The Warranty Coverage Period for Used Cargo Worthy ISO shipping containers is five years from the date of purchase from Inter-modal Containers Ltd. A leak-proof unit guarantee is included.

During the warranty period, Inter-modal Containers Ltd. will repair, using new or refurbished replacement parts, or replace units or parts of a container at no charge. The container must prove defective because of improper material or workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.

Inter-modal Containers Ltd. Delivery servicesInter-modal containers Ltd. transforms an essential service into the customer experience with on-demand storage unit delivery services for customers. We need to know things like door direction, and site contact, and that you have enough space for the truck to deliver the container safely.

Customers have scheduled deliveries to ensure consistency. At Inter-modal Containers Ltd., we have a dedicated team that helps our customers to plan better and operate smarter. Emergency transportation services are available. Reduce your overall logistics costs and request our 3 – 7-day truck and trailer delivery move.

We believe in providing up-front and transparent pricing to our customers.

Inter-modal Containers Ltd. has a huge selection of shipping containers for sale. In addition to selling the standard General Purpose, High Cube, and Side Opening containers, we are proud to be Australia’s specialist supplier and manufacturer of modified shipping containers.

From site offices, first aid rooms, portable accommodation, kitchens, lunch rooms, and switch rooms; to storage containers, dangerous goods containers, training containers, and ablution blocks. Whatever your work site or property requires, Port can modify a container to perfectly match your needs.

Inter-modal Containers Ltd. products and solutions. Inter-modal Containers Ltd. can provide standard, insulated, refrigerated, freezer, and office containers in 10′ – 45′ standard, custom, or high cube sizes.

If you require easy accessibility to your cargo, our fleet of shipping containers for sale offers an assortment of entry configurations, including quad doors, doors on both ends, roll-up doors, or open side doors.

Purchase air-conditioned job-site offices, trade show booths, living spaces, or extra-large dry storage units for your personal or company items. All units are leak-proof and durable for relocation, pack-up, and shipping.

How to Buy a Shipping Container


How much does it cost to buy a 40ft. open-sided storage container?

40 ft. open-sided containers vary in price. Depending on what your needs are prices can widely. The cost also depends on if the container is used or new and the delivery location. call for a quick quote and to explore your goals!

Where can I buy a 40 ft. open-sided storage container near me?

Open-sided 40 ft. containers can be purchased worldwide from a variety of companies. Inter-modal Containers Ltd. Container is one of the leading providers of this type of container. We deliver directly to your door or desired location.

What Options are Available & Where are the Container Located?

Our open-sided units are produced in either Tan, Gray, or Blue colors.  Occasionally there are units built with doors on both ends of the open-sided containers.  Unlike standard containers and because of the open-sided design with the one wall’s ability to move, there are no tie-downs on the walls to secure your goods, to overcome that problem there are fully accessible eye-hooks built into the floors. Open-sided storage containers are located in most of the major shipping ports in the US and Giant Lock Box can arrange for transportation within the continental United States via tilt-bed trailers, Flatbed trucks, and in some locations with trucks.If you need an open-sided shipping container please fill out our request quote form or you can call our office for further details on pricing and availability of our open-sided shipping containers for sale.

Pick-up: 2-3 Business DaysDelivery: 4-7 Business Days

After you order, we’ll be in touch within one business day to confirm your order and coordinate the logistics. To ensure everyone’s safety, only customers with the proper equipment should select intermodal depot pick-up (please allow 2-3 business days for release information). Delivery is optional and calculated at checkout by zip code.  Contact us with any questions, we’re always happy to help.

Selecting the right container & buying containers online

Browse the website for new and used containers that meet your requirements. If you are unsure please contact our container sales team for advice and information.  buy your container online. Select your container and accessories and follow the simple checkout process.

The Trucks are Big, and We Need Space to Deliver

Our haulers need 80′ of additional space to deliver a 40′ shipping container (120′ of total space), plus room for the truck to maneuver. Please make sure you’ve got space for delivery. 20′ shipping containers are delivered on a different size truck, and so we only need an additional 55′ of space (75′ of total space) to deliver 20′ containers.

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