Used 20 Storage Containers for Sale

Available Used 20 foot Shipping Containers for Sale. Ships anywhere in the US. We have a plethora of branded used 20′ storage containers. Contact us now!


If you’re in the market for a container for new storage solutions, you may want to consider buying a used 20 ft shipping container. These containers are perfect for storing your items, and they’re available for sale at a fraction of the cost of a new container. Here’s everything you need to know about used 20 ft containers for sale.

Shipping containers are a great way to store large items, and a used 20 ft shipping container is a great option if you’re looking for a bargain. Despite being used, these containers are made of steel, which makes them durable and long-lasting. They can be water and wind-tight, cargo-worthy, or refurbished, so you don’t have to worry about your belongings getting damaged by the elements.

Used 20 ft Shipping Container Dimensions

Length: 20ft.
Length: 19ft. 3in.
Width: 7ft. 8in.
Gross: 52,900 lbs
Width: 8ft.
Width: 7ft. 8in.
Height: 7ft. 5in.
Payload: 47,900 lbs
Height: 8ft. 6in
Height: 7ft. 10in.
Tare Weight: 5,000 lbs


  • Standard 20 ft x 8 ft x 8 ft 6 in height (external dimension)
  • Years of age will vary
  • Made with High-Quality Corten Steel
  • With hardwood for internal flooring
  • Varied colors


Delivery may be available through tilt-bed, low bed or flatbed trailer, or by chassis. Please contact us to know the availability of our delivery options.


  • You may need to have a forklift ready on site.
  • Delivery may require 60ft to 80ft of space on site.

Used, Cargo Worthy, Refurbished, For Rent

Used 20-ft Shipping Container for Sale in Los Angeles

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Why Choose Shipping Container Depot? We Deliver Nationwide!

We know that you want a high-quality shipping container at an affordable price. Therefore, we offer a variety of benefits to our customers:

  • A competitive price that suits every budget
  • A wide range of shipping containers to choose from
  • Service and delivery of your shipping container
  • A shorter lead time than other companies
  • A warranty on all of our shipping containers

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A used 20ft container can be a great deal to still get high-quality storage without breaking the bank. Our used 20 ft containers for sale at Shipping Container Depot are durable and weather-resistant, perfect for storage for surplus materials at home, or any commercial equipment. For storage, you won’t be needing a new shipping container; a used one can do. At Shipping Container Depot, you can choose which condition of the used container you’ll be needing and we can ship them to you.

Used – Wind & Water Tight 20 ft Containers

Our most popular selection, Shipping Container Depot’s used 20 ft shipping containers with wind and watertight conditions are ISO certified. This is also the most recommended option in terms of cost-effectiveness. Contact us today to know more about our used 20ft wind & watertight containers for storage.

  • ISO-certified 20 ft shipping containers for sale
  • 10 – 13 years old after retirement from shipping lines
  • Most popular and most cost-effective option
  • With 3-year weather-tight guarantee: Shipping Container Depot Inc. guarantees weather-tight conditions for up to 3 years from the date of purchase
  • With free onsite container repair and replacement offer. (Certain Restrictions Apply)
  • Also available for lease

Used – Cargo Worthy Condition / Certified

Relatively newer, our Used Cargo Worthy 20 ft ISO shipping containers are approximately 7-10 years in age, but a good substitute for buying new/ single-trip shipping containers. You can also request our used cargo-worthy 20 ft storage containers to be inspected by marine surveyors for structural integrity, especially when you plan to reuse them for international shipments and cargo.

  • Cargo-worthy condition ISO shipping containers with 7-10 years of age
  • A viable cheaper option compared to New/ Single Trip / One Trip shipping container
  • Better-looking container option compared to our 20 ft wind & watertight storage containers.
  • Ensured to last longer for multiple purposes

Used – Refurbished / Reconditioned

When you want to go for aesthetics while on a budget, a refurbished/ reconditioned used 20 ft storage container is the one for you! Our used shipping containers are available for reconditioning and refurbishing according to your requirements. Shipping Container Depot offers a variety of paint colors to match your preferences. We guarantee that your refurbished container will retain its looks for a long time.

How Much Does A 20ft Container Hold?

A standard 20 ft container (20 ft length x 8 ft width x 8 ft 6 in height) can hold 1156 cu. ft. of space.

In terms of weight, a 20 ft container can carry around 47,900 lbs (21727 Kg).

  • Tare weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Payload: 47,900 lbs
  • Gross Weight: 52,900 lbs

How Many Times Are Shipping Containers Used?

Shipping containers are reused multiple times for various purposes, since they are typically used for shipping for 10-12 years, despite their average lifespan of 25 years. For the remaining years, shipping containers are used in various applications, mostly as easy storage for house materials or business equipment.