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Product Description

Sturdy, solid 20ft flat rack containers from Pelican Containers, made from Corten steel, can handle heavy loads, including oversized cargo, and allow for top and side loading.

20 flat rack containers don’t have a roof or sides, which makes it effortless to handle large cargo with a loading winch or crane. You never have to worry about cargo being too tall or wide — 20′ flat rack containers can accommodate more than the actual 20 flat rack dimensions suggest.

Our 20-foot flat rack shipping containers are quality-tested to make sure they perform at their best. They are great for carrying tractors, machinery, and construction equipment. With a base and walls constructed from solid Corten steel, these units are light yet as strong as traditional construction metal.

20′ flat rack containers are also equipped with solid marine-grade timber floors which keep your cargo from slipping during transport. The collapsible front and end walls allow you to stack multiple containers and fold them up when they’re not in use or while transporting back.

Each flat rack 20ft container also has multiple lashing points to secure your cargo and a high-security lockbox for added protection.

Buying A 20Ft Flat Rack Shipping Container

Ready to ship across the USA, the Philippines, and India, our new and used 20′ flat rack containers for sale are in stock, and eager to start their journey with you.

As for the price? That depends on whether you choose to buy new or used and the quality of the container, but all our prices are competitive. Just request a quote directly from us to get an accurate price and let our specialists help you find the perfect 20ft flat rack shipping container.

Options A 20Ft Flat Rack Shipping Container

You’ve got the choice between brand spanking new 20ft flat rack containers and those with a bit of experience under their belt — our used containers:

  • if you prefer a brand-new 20-foot flat rack container, you’ll be getting a top-of-the-line unit that meets all industry standards;
  • but if you’re more about the savings, a used flat rack 20ft container could be your perfect match. You’ll still get a reliable solution but at a fraction of the cost.

Both of them are built to handle heavy lifting when it comes to oversized cargo.

Hire A 20ft Flat Rack Shipping Container

Not quite ready to purchase a 20ft flat rack shipping container? Then renting can be a better option, as it can save money for short-term or one-time shipping requirements.

We’ve got a fleet of 20′ flat rack containers just waiting to be of service, whether you need one for a month or a year. And, when you’re done, you simply return it.

So, if you decide to test the rentals, contact our helpful staff today to discuss the details.

20ft Flat Rack Shipping Container Dimensions And Weight

Now, let’s talk about the 20′ flat rack container dimensions.

  • these containers have an average exterior length of 20 feet, width of 8 feet, and height of 8 feet 6 inches;
  • heading inside, a container has a width of 6.4 feet, a length of about 19 feet, and a height of 7.5 feet;
  • a weight is about 6,040 Ibs when empty. But hold onto your hats because they can carry about 68,860 lbs of cargo.

This container is quite the beast, which can carry some long, oversized items that just won’t fit into a regular container.

How Is This Container Delivered?

Once you’ve ordered your 20′ flat rack container for sale, our team prepares a tilt-bed truck for delivery. When we arrive at your location, the truck bed is tilted, and the container slides off the bed onto your site. You’ll need to ensure you’ve got enough space for this to happen smoothly — around 100 feet of straight clearance for a 20ft container. To prepare the area, you can read delivery guidelines on our website or ask for our assistance.

Whether you’re after a brand new container or one that’s gently used, your thoroughly inspected container will be delivered to your place in most of the States, the Philippines, and India. To learn more, visit our website and reach out to our friendly experts.

Product Description

Sturdy, solid 20ft flat rack containers from Pelican Containers, made from Corten steel, can handle heavy loads, including oversized cargo, and allow for top and side loading.

20 flat rack containers don’t have a roof or sides, which makes it effortless to handle large cargo with a loading winch or crane. You never have to worry about cargo being too tall or wide — 20′ flat rack containers can accommodate more than the actual 20 flat rack dimensions suggest.

Our 20-foot flat rack shipping containers are quality-tested to make sure they perform at their best. They are great for carrying tractors, machinery, and construction equipment. With a base and walls constructed from solid Corten steel, these units are light yet as strong as traditional construction metal.

20′ flat rack containers are also equipped with solid marine-grade timber floors which keep your cargo from slipping during transport. The collapsible front and end walls allow you to stack multiple containers and fold them up when they’re not in use or while transporting back.

Each flat rack 20ft container also has multiple lashing points to secure your cargo and a high-security lockbox for added protection.

Buying A 20Ft Flat Rack Shipping Container

Ready to ship across the USA, the Philippines, and India, our new and used 20′ flat rack containers for sale are in stock, and eager to start their journey with you.

As for the price? That depends on whether you choose to buy new or used and the quality of the container, but all our prices are competitive. Just request a quote directly from us to get an accurate price and let our specialists help you find the perfect 20ft flat rack shipping container.

Options A 20Ft Flat Rack Shipping Container

You’ve got the choice between brand spanking new 20ft flat rack containers and those with a bit of experience under their belt — our used containers:

  • if you prefer a brand-new 20-foot flat rack container, you’ll be getting a top-of-the-line unit that meets all industry standards;
  • but if you’re more about the savings, a used flat rack 20ft container could be your perfect match. You’ll still get a reliable solution but at a fraction of the cost.

Both of them are built to handle heavy lifting when it comes to oversized cargo.

Hire A 20ft Flat Rack Shipping Container

Not quite ready to purchase a 20ft flat rack shipping container? Then renting can be a better option, as it can save money for short-term or one-time shipping requirements.

We’ve got a fleet of 20′ flat rack containers just waiting to be of service, whether you need one for a month or a year. And, when you’re done, you simply return it.

So, if you decide to test the rentals, contact our helpful staff today to discuss the details.

20ft Flat Rack Shipping Container Dimensions And Weight

Now, let’s talk about the 20′ flat rack container dimensions.

  • these containers have an average exterior length of 20 feet, width of 8 feet, and height of 8 feet 6 inches;
  • heading inside, a container has a width of 6.4 feet, a length of about 19 feet, and a height of 7.5 feet;
  • a weight is about 6,040 Ibs when empty. But hold onto your hats because they can carry about 68,860 lbs of cargo.

This container is quite the beast, which can carry some long, oversized items that just won’t fit into a regular container.

How Is This Container Delivered?

Once you’ve ordered your 20′ flat rack container for sale, our team prepares a tilt-bed truck for delivery. When we arrive at your location, the truck bed is tilted, and the container slides off the bed onto your site. You’ll need to ensure you’ve got enough space for this to happen smoothly — around 100 feet of straight clearance for a 20ft container. To prepare the area, you can read delivery guidelines on our website or ask for our assistance.

Whether you’re after a brand new container or one that’s gently used, your thoroughly inspected container will be delivered to your place in most of the States, the Philippines, and India. To learn more, visit our website and reach out to our friendly experts.

20ft Flat Rack Shipping Containers Dimensions:

External measurement 6m /2.43m /2.6m (high) ( 20’ / 8’ / 8’ 6” (high) )
Internal measurement 5.8m / 2.4m / 2.3m ( 19’ 6.4” / 7’ 9.5” / 7’ 5.5” )
Maximum Gross weight 34,000 kgs ( 74,950 lbs )
Tare Weight 2,740 kgs ( 6,040 lbs )
Payload capacity 31,260 kgs ( 68,860 lbs )
Stacking Height 7 high at 34,000 kgs ( 7 high at 74,960 lbs )
Fork Pockets Centre Distance 2,050mm, 6’ 8.5”
Camber (After Pre-loading) 15mm ( 0.6 ins )
Accessories Stanchion sockets and lashing points both sides
Structure
Spring folding, locking ends, timber floor
Designed, Built and Certified ISO Certified

20ft Flat Rack Shipping Container Usability

  • We have 20ft flat rack containers for sale, in stock, and ready to ship in the USA.
  • With no sides and roof, you can easily and safely maneuver a loading winch or crane to load oversized cargo.
  • All our 20ft flat rack shipping containers for sale are quality-tested.
  • Without a metallic roof and wall to worry about, you can load cargo wider or taller than the actual dimensions of the container.
  • We offer used 20ft flat rack shipping containers for sale to transport tractors, machinery, and construction equipment.
  • The container base and walls are made from solid Corten steel formulated to be lighter but as strong as construction metal.
  • Solid marine-grade timber floors for better traction to help keep cargo from slipping.
  • The front and end walls are collapsible, so you can fold them up and stack multiple containers on top of each other when transporting back or when not in use.
  • Multiple lashing points to keep cargo in place and equipped with a high-security lockbox.

Dimensions

ft
m
cm

External

Internal

Length

20’
19’ 6.4”

Width

8’
7’ 9.5”

Height

8’ 6”
7’ 5.5”

External

Internal

Length

6
5.8

Width

2.43
2.4

Height

2.6
2.3

External

Internal

Length

600
580

Width

243
240

Height

260
230

What is A Flat Rack Shipping Containers? - Pelican Containers

A flat rack is used to transport or store cargo that has unique dimensions. There are a variety of products that need to be shipped and are classified as atypical loads. Trucks, boats, and equipment parts are examples of goods that must be shipped in their entirety to their destination.

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How is this container delivered?

Tilt Tray

Tilt tray delivers a container off the back of the truck. Similar to a tow truck, the tray is mechanically lowered at an angle, and the container is slid off, with the truck moving forward at slow speed. This is the most common delivery method used for containers. Tilt trays are not suitable for sites with overhead power lines as the container height increases significantly when tilted.

Side Loader

Side loaders are used to transport our 20 foot and 40 foot shipping containers. This is the best delivery method for containers at sites that have limited space either in front or behind the area where the container is to be positioned. The container is unloaded between the two outrigger feet of the side loader, approximately half a metre from the side of the truck.

Hiab Crane

Hiab cranes lift containers from a mechanism located behind the truck’s cabin. This is used when there is limited space for a side loader or tilt tray. Using a crane means the container is easily positioned at an angle or up on a raised area. It can also be used to place containers over a fence or other obstacles.

Reviews of Our Customers

Dan Crouch
Dan Crouch
2023-05-15
Was able to get the conatiner I wanted at a price that was far better than it's competition. Working with Victoria Evans from Pelican was great and the delivery company they helped me find was spot on. If I need another container, I know exactly where I will go, right back to Pelican!
mike epperson
mike epperson
2023-05-10
Marlyn provided excellent Customer service through the whole process . I wish all companies were so easy to coordinate with .I Receive a high quality container in the time frame agreed upon with no issues. Thank you
nanako peace
nanako peace
2023-04-04
Marlyn is really responsive and follow up every steps to make sure it's delivered. Great Service. Looking forward to receiving it.
Bill Dillashaw
Bill Dillashaw
2023-03-13
Wonderful experience, Great communication with staff, Fair prices with delivery included. When we need another conex this is the first place I'm going to.
Jack Otteson
Jack Otteson
2023-02-02
Purchased a 20' container from Pelican. Pelican provided representative pictures. Container was in excellent condition. Delivered as promised. And the price was right.
curtis brown
curtis brown
2022-12-20
I was misled as to business hours for pick-up times, but other than that, Marilyn did a great job communicating to me throughout the process. I would purchase from her again.
Shawn Leon
Shawn Leon
2022-11-29
Valery was very helpful, and very fast with the answers to all of my questions. They processed my order swiftly and delivered the next day and really helped me out. Highly recommended.
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FAQ

Where do I buy 20ft flat rack shipping containers?

If you’re looking for a US-based supplier of flat rack containers, one of the prominent suppliers is Pelican Containers. We offer high-quality flat rack containers made from solid Corten steel and designed to carry the heaviest loads. These containers are perfect for transporting trucks, construction equipment, and other oversized cargo. You can even opt to buy a used 20ft flat rack shipping container to save on cost.

Where do I buy used 20ft flat rack shipping containers?

If you’re looking to buy 20ft flat rack containers in the USA, you can reach out to Pelican Containers. We have both new and used 20ft flat rack containers for sale and will deliver to most US States. Note that flat rack containers have no side walls and roofs; thus, your cargo might be exposed to rain and the sun. However, these flat truck containers are perfect for transporting vehicles, tractors, and large equipment.

What are 20ft flat rack shipping containers good for?

Flat rack containers are great for transporting large and heavy equipment or machinery. Note that this flatbed container has no sides and roof, so expect your cargo to be exposed to the elements. However, these open platform containers are easier to load and can accommodate cargo that’s wider and taller than standard closed containers. Pelican Containers has 20ft flat rack shipping containers for sale, and we deliver in most US states.

How much are 20ft flat rack shipping containers?

This would depend on the quality and if you are looking for a used or brand-new container. Expect to pay a few thousand dollars, but it would be better to request a quote directly from a supplier like Pelican Containers. We have both new and used 20ft flat rack containers for sale, and we deliver to most states in the USA.

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