Shipping Container Transportation and Placement in Britsh Columbia

Affordable container hauling and drayage in British Columbia

We offer a cheap solution for your storage container shipping needs. Our drayage processes are fast and simple — just call or email us the details of your job including a container delivery postal code, and we’ll provide a quote before any hauling trucks or heavy equipment is booked. We operate throughout the lower mainland, offering shipping container services in Vancouver, Langley, Delta, Abbotsford, Burnaby, Surrey, Chilliwack, Hope, Merrit, Kamloops, and More. If you need a 20ft. shipping container or bigger moved our placed, give Rent1 a call today to request a free estimate.

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Get an estimate on costs before you commit by requesting a quote

Make sure you understand all the costs before any flatbed trailers or lowbed trailers are sent to pick up your shipping container and move it. We offer free estimates on container loading, shipping, and placing, including the costs of any equipment required to lift and haul any size of container. If you need container stacking services done, we can work that into the quote as well, and supply any booms needed to get the job done quickly and professionally. Just give us the pickup address, container dimensions, and container placement location including a postal code, and we’ll get started on your quote.

Shipping and storage container rentals also available from Rent1

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Kubota SVL95

Rent1 equipment rental has the largest fleet of excavators, skid steers, and other heavy equipment rentals in the lower mainland, and we also offer twenty foot shipping containers and forty foot shipping containers with security locks. Use a shipping container delivery to set up mobile offices or as a moving container. Our professionally trained equipment operators have years of experience in drayage help us ensure that your container is delivered on time and within your budget.

Shipping Container Drayage and Placement FAQ

Get answers to the most common questions about shipping container transport services

When you need shipping and storage container placement services for 20ft or 40ft long containers, Rent1 is here to help. We can take care of the drayage logistics and container delivery on your behalf, and we have professionally experienced equipment operators who can help with loading, unloading, and placing your container on the jobsite. We make logistics simple, with access to low-bed companies, cranes, and excavators that can lift and place your container.

We also rent storage containers for clients as mobile offices, modular buildings, and storage tanks, and can provide the best price when you rent a storage container and get us to ship it and place it for you. Let us know how long you need the container for and give us the postal code of your project site, and we can take care of the rest. Rent1 has the container sizes and modes of transport that you need to help you quickly and affordably.


How far can you transport a shipping container?

We provide shipping container drayage services throughout the lower mainland in British Columbia, including Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Delta, Langley, Surrey, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, along the sea-to-sky highway, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack. If you need your storage unit to go further, give us a call and we can try to accommodate your needs.

What kind of lead-time do you require before transporting a container?

We can usually begin work a few days after your first call or email, depending on equipment requirements. Email us or call us with the size of your container and the postal code of where it’s going, and a member of our team will contact you to begin setting up a quote and let you know when we can begin working.

How can Rent1 drayage services save costs?

Because we’re a heavy equipment rental company, we can offer construction equipment for loading and hauling at the guaranteed lowest rates. We also have access to low-bed trailer services at low rates, which can transport large containers over long distances.

What do I need to do to the land to ensure storage container placement will work?

Storage containers should be placed on level, or as close-to-level as possible, ground. Safety is our top concern no matter what job we’re doing, so if the ground of your site is not safe for shipping container placement, we will have to find another location to place it.

What kind of shipping containers does Rent1 have available?

Check out our shipping container rental page to see our rental options. Our shipping containers come with secure doors and locks to make sure all your valuables are kept safely inside.

What kind of space is required to place a shipping container?

Depending on the size of your shipping container, we will need space to not only place the container, but also fit the loading and moving equipment required to lift the storage container. In addition, a truck will need access to your site. If you provide the details to our dispatch team, we will make sure the site works before any drayage is started.

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