How Much Can You Fit Into A Container?
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is, how much stuff can go into a container? The answer, of course, depends on the size of the container, and the dimensions of the cargo and equipment you’re putting into your container. One way to learn what size container is best for you, is to hear how others have used them.
A 20-foot container’s capacity is 1173 cubic feet and can hold small pieces of equipment, like trenchers, scissor-lifts, fork-lifts, and skid-steers. Entertainers use them to store and transport musical equipment and, stage set-ups. And some retailers use them to store a few aisles of inventory.
As you might imagine, a 40-foot container can hold much more, coming in at a capacity of 2389 cubic feet, they can hold larger pieces of equipment, such as a backhoe, large tractors, and excavators. And some homeowners, when moving, have been able to fit all of their belongings into one of these containers, furniture and all.