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Shipping Containers for Sale Mackay

If you’ve been searching for a shipping container supplier that you can rely on, stop your searching! We here at Shipping Containers Mackay are proud to be one of Australia’s leading shipping container suppliers, supplying both the Australian and Southeast Asian markets for two decades.

We have a vast range and large volume of containers for sale or for hire, including brand new as well as refurbished shipping containers. Whether you’re choosing brand new or second-hand, with us you can rest assured that you will only be receiving a quality shipping container.

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Our Range

We have a massive selection of shipping containers to choose from including: standard shipping containers, high cube, refrigerated, dangerous goods shipping, insulated, flat rack, tank, bulker and side opening shipping. We also have a wide variety pre-modified containers for commercial, industrial and personal use.

For worksites, some of our most popular containers are accommodation units, mobile camps, first aid rooms, portable bathrooms, lunchrooms, and container shelters. Ideal for mine sites or any site that requires a weather protected workspace, our container shelters are fully compliant with Workplace Health and Safety Standards. They’re 100% waterproof, UV resistant with various wind ratings your choice of tarp colours available.

With our accessories we can even help take care of your water and sanitary needs for remote worksites. We have reverse osmosis water treatment, ultra-silt and sediment water filtration systems as well as sewage treatment systems.

We also have both lightweight and heavyweight removable ramps for sale so should you need to frequently access your container with a lift truck, forklift or people, you can do so safely.

For businesses, we can paint the container with your company branding and logos on it to further promote your business and make it easy for customers to spot you. We even build change rooms that are highly durable and safe, meaning your employees or customers can feel extra safe and secure when using them.


Our containers are avialable in mainly 20 foot and 40 foot sizes, with some containers avialable in 10, 8, 6 and even 4 foot sizes. We also have standard height and half height containers. Comparatively most of our competitors only sell 20 foot shipping containers and 40 foot shipping containers. So, whether you need a large container to ship goods or move or a small container for that little extra bit of storage, we’ve got you covered!

Container Size 10ft
Container Size 20ft
Container Size 40ft

Moving and renting spaces for storage can be two expensive endeavours if you go through more traditional companies. But the good news is, we have the more affordable and easy solution with our smaller shipping containers. If you’re only needing them for the short term, renting will be the most cost-effective solution. With their incredible strength and durability, you can rest assured that your belongings will also stay safe and dry.


A shipping container is truly like an artist’s blank canvas, able to be transformed from nothing into something amazing. Apart from our range of pre-modified containers, we can make just about anything that you can imagine. You can make an office, workshop, gym, art studio, shed, storeroom, coffee shop, bar, tiny home and so much more.

Accessories we can add to your container include:

  • roller doors
  • variety of locks including: twist lock, pad lock and more
  • electricity
  • plumbing
  • air conditioning
  • insulation

  • shelving
  • vents
  • access doors
  • windows
  • bridge fittings
  • and more

Shipping container homes, or tiny homes, are becoming an ever more popular way to combat the skyrocketing real estate market and be more environmentally friendly housing solution. A container home is a great option for those looking to get their foot into the property market, for those downsizing or is just an affordable solution for a simple way of living. They may be small, but we can create them with every modern luxury and necessity of a normal home, so you don’t miss out on anything in your shipping container home.

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Our Difference

Our experienced team of professionals have the expertise to make shipping container sales, rentals, or modifications a breeze. With customer service at the forefront of our business, we do all that we can to provide our customers with unbeatable service. Our friendly team has been helping Australians get the containers they need for 20 years.

The three major key points we always deliver on to our customers, our containers are always delivered on time, on budget and precisely to specification. We’re able to do so as we have a strong distribution network across Australia combined with substantial buying power.

We have two locations in Queensland (MacKay and Darra) and hold stock in 8 locations across the country: Perth, Cairns, Adelaide, Newcastle, Gladstone, Melbourne, Townsville, and Sydney. So, matter where you’re located, we have a depot near you, ensuring speedy and on time delivery.

You don’t have to sacrifice having a quality shipping container to keep to a budget. We work closely with you to meet your needs within your budget and deliver exceptional products every time.

There’s no one better in MacKay when it comes to shipping containers for sale, rent or modification than Shipping Containers Mackay. Our friendly team of knowledge staff are ready to help you find the right shipping container. Get in touch with the team today for a free quote.

Frequently Asked Questions

Shipping containers are made of corrugated steel and are very strong and weather-resistant.

Shipping containers come in two standard sizes, 20-foot and 40-foot lengths.

A 20-foot long shipping container weighs approximately 2050kg, while a 40-foot container weighs around 3750kg.

Used shipping containers may have dents or scratches on the exterior, but they are structurally sound and fully functional. New shipping containers have no damage and are often more expensive.

Shipping containers are built to last for years, with some lasting over 20 years.

You can purchase shipping containers from companies like Containers Mackay.

The price of a shipping container depends on the size, condition, and location. Used containers are often less expensive than new ones.

Yes, you can rent shipping containers from companies like Containers Mackay. Renting is often a good option if you only need the container for a short period of time.

A 20-foot long shipping container is 20 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 8.5 feet tall. A 40-foot container is twice as long but has the same width and height.

A 20-foot shipping container can hold approximately 1,100 cubic feet of belongings, while a 40-foot container can hold 2,200 cubic feet.

Shipping containers offer a convenient and cost-effective way to store or move your belongings. They are also very strong and weather-resistant.

The only major drawback to using a shipping container is that they are not always readily available when you need them. It is best to plan ahead and reserve a container in advance.

If you need a secure and weather-resistant storage solution, or if you need to move your belongings long distance, then a shipping container is likely a good option for you.

Some alternatives to using a shipping container include renting a storage unit or hiring a moving company.

No, you do not need to do anything special to prepare your belongings for a shipping container. Just make sure that they are packed securely and that you label all of the boxes.

If you have any questions about buying or renting a shipping container, please contact Containers Mackay for a free consultation. We will be happy to help you find the perfect solution for your needs.

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