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Moving Container

Moving Container is a portable box and is suitable for storage as well as moving. Moving Container are steel made box crates with features like roll-up, keyed, weather-resistant, ground-level access, and also impact-resistant. These are preferred for both long-distance and local moves. Our moving companies offer rental Moving Container for the local and long-distance moves. You only have to pack and load your stuff in the container.

Benefits of renting Moving Container for Moving & Storage

  • Secure
  • Avoid hiring or renting a large truck for transport and loading
  • Flexible according to your timings
  • Convenient loading and unloading
  • Cost-effective
  • Weather and impact resistant

Different Size Moving Containerand their uses

Moving Container are available in different sizes so that they can be used for commercial moves or storage, or personal moves.

Following are the size of Moving Container available for storage and moving along with their uses:

1.     7-foot Container- Approximate size of the container is 7’x7’x8’


  • College student moves
  • Studio apartment moves
  • Estate moves
  • Temporary storage during renovation or remodeling

2.     12-foot Container- Approximate size of the container is 12’x8’x8’.


  • 2 or 3 BHK house moves
  • Office relocation
  • Large apartment moves
  • Restoration or remodeling projects

3.     16-foot Container- Approximate size of the container is 16’x8’x8’.


  • 3 or 4 BHK house moves
  • Large house remodeling
  • Office relocation

An Overview

Moving Container vs Full-Service Moving

Let’s do a quick comparison between the Moving Container and Full-service moving.

Moving Container Full Service Moving
Pricing Base price includes gas and tolls charges Price is inclusive of all services- packing, loading, unloading, and driving. No hidden cost
Moving Labor You can load by yourself or hire loaders Loading and unloading did by professionals, no need to hire separately
Driving Self-drive or driving by licensed driver Moving Container both available A licensed driver will drive the belongings to the new location.
Delivery Need to fix a scheduled delivery; Moving Container have restrictions over weekend delivery Schedule the move as per your comfort and need
Storage 30 days of storage included in the base price The storage option is not included, but you can ask the moving company to arrange
Sizing Available in only three sizes: 7’, 12’ & 16’ Different size truck as per the property size
Parking Renting a parking spot can be challenging for Moving Container For a full-service move, parking required for few hours only
Risk Risk of physical injury and item damage Moving tools and devices are used for loading-unloading, resulting in no injury or damage

Before making any decision go through the comparison and pick the most suitable option for your move. Vanlines Move is making full-service moving effortless by providing free moving quotes online. Compare instant moving estimates from trustworthy moving companies here.