40ft Flat Rack Shipping Containers Dimensions:

External measurement 12.19m / 2.43m / 2.6m (high) ( 40’ / 8’ / 8’ 6” (high) )
Internal measurement 11.66 mm/ 2,4m / 2.14m ( 39’ 8” / 7’ 9” / 7’  )
Maximum Gross weight 52,000 kgs ( 115,740 lbs )
Tare Weight 5,100 kgs  ( 11,240 lbs )
Payload capacity 47,400 kgs ( 104,500 lbs )
52.9 m³ ( 1,868 ft³ )
Stacking Height 8 High at 30,480 kgs ( 8 High at 67,200 lbs )
Stacking Height 5 High at 52,500 kgs ( 5 High at 115,740 lbs )
Fork Pockets Centre Distance 2,050mm, 6’ 8.5”
Camber (After Pre-loading) 50mm ( 2 ins )
Accessories Stanchion sockets and lashing points both sides
Structure Spring folding, locking ends, timber floor
Designed, Built and Certified ISO Certified

40ft Flat Rack Shipping Container Usability

  • We have new and used 40ft flat rack shipping containers for sale, in stock, and ready to ship in the USA.
  • With no sides and roof, you can easily load from the top or sides.
  • All our 40ft 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.
  • Buy 40ft flat rack containers for large equipment, trucks, and machines.
  • 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 keep cargo from slipping and help pad the hard steel platform.
  • The front and end walls can be folded, allowing you to stack multiple containers on top of each other when transporting back or when in storage.
  • Multiple lashing points to keep cargo in place and is equipped with a high-security lockbox.

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Dan Crouch
Dan Crouch
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!
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mike epperson
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
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nanako peace
Marlyn is really responsive and follow up every steps to make sure it's delivered. Great Service. Looking forward to receiving it.
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Bill Dillashaw
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
Purchased a 20' container from Pelican. Pelican provided representative pictures. Container was in excellent condition. Delivered as promised. And the price was right.
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curtis brown
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
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.
Tim Olson
Tim Olson
Administration was great, container was delivered and placed on site with no issues
Aurelie Jean
Aurelie Jean
Great experience with Pelican, I highly recommend, we receive a brand new 40' HC container with all certification needed for export.
Heather Wagner
Heather Wagner
Pelican Containers are an amazing company to work with! From the sales rep to the delivery driver, they all worked with a very high level of integrity. This America based business answered the phone when we called, they checked up and followed through with all our requests. We had daily communication with the sales rep during the purchase process. When the driver was on his way with our delivery, and he knew that he was running behind, he called to let us know a more exact time he would arrive. He was easy to work with and was not in a hurry to off load the containers. He was thorough with the placement of the containers, making sure that they were where we wanted them. We will do business with this company again!


Where do I buy 40ft 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 40ft flat rack shipping container to save on cost.

Where do I buy used 40ft flat rack shipping containers?

If you’re looking to buy 40ft flat rack containers in the USA, you can reach out to Pelican Containers. We have both new and used 40ft 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 40ft 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 40ft flat rack shipping containers for sale, and we deliver in most US states.

How much are 40ft 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 40ft flat rack containers for sale, and we deliver to most states in the USA.

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