Have you been wanting to know how to purchase a shipping container in the easiest way possible? You’ve come to the right place! Following, we will show you how to purchase a shipping container in 3 easy steps.


The first step is deciding what type of shipping container you need. This will depend on what you are using your container for. There are 3 main types of shipping containers: storage container, refrigerated container and dangerous goods container.

A storage container is suitable for general storage of shipping of general goods.

A refrigerated container is perfect for transporting frozen or chilled food or even for safe storage of food and drinks at workplaces or functions.

A dangerous goods container is durable, weatherproof, with leakproof flooring and the regular features of a standard storage container. It is a must have container to ensure the safety of your staff and others when transporting or storing dangerous or hazardous goods.


Now that you have your type of container selected, do you need any extras? We here at Shipping Containers Darwin can customise your shipping container with a variety of modifications and accessories. These include:

• Air conditioning
• Windows
• Roller doors
• Electrical fit out
• Drop down benches
• Shelving and more

Whether you will be using your shipping container as an office, tiny home, café, bar, workshop, or anything else, we can transform it into a functional space.


The final step on how to purchase a shipping container? It’s to contact the best in the business of course, and that’s us, Shipping Containers Darwin. A proudly family owned and operated business, Shipping Containers Darwin is the largest supplier of shipping containers in the Northern Territory. Give us a call today to discuss which container is right for you.