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What can you actually fit inside a 20ft shipping container?

01 August 2018

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At Universal Containers, we offer a range of different sized containers, available either new or used, for storage, hire, sale and conversion. From 10ft shipping containers right through to 40ft shipping containers, we’ve certainly got a container on site to suit everyone’s needs. Container conversions range from corporate marketing suitable, to on-site facilities for temporary construction sites, right through to stunning garden rooms for domestic use, no two projects are ever the same. However, for most projects, the most popular choice is definitely one of our 20ft shipping container.

The 20ft shipping container is our best seller. Being the middle man of sizes and the flexibility to convert, it’s easy to see why – not to mention just how affordable they are!

We could certainly sit here and write down a whole list of measurements, specifications and other nitty-gritty elements of the 20ft shipping container, however today, we thought we’d have a bit of fun with it. Don’t worry, you can still find all the necessary numbers and everything in between on our website, but we thought we’d get your minds going with some fun facts about what exactly you could fit in a 20ft shipping container – you might just be surprised! So, without further ado…

What can you fit inside a 20ft shipping container?

  • 2 cars
  • 60 refrigerators
  • 4,000 shoe boxes
  • 37,976,526 paper clips
  • 168 Nascar tyres
  • 1,021 60lb bags of cement
  • 7,344 gallons of water
  • 48,000 bananas
  • 7,816 reams of paper
  • 1,512 cases of cans of Coke
  • 486,799 eggs
  • 3,962 2x4x8 planks of wood
  • 400 flat screen TVs
  • 9,600 wine bottles
  • 200 mattresses

Mind blown? Perhaps! Sure, it’s nice to have a bit of fun and offer up a proverbial plate of trivia for you, but the point is to show you just how big these containers actually are and more to the point, just how flexible your storage options are. We offer containers for hire at our secure site in Manchester, located close to the M60 & M62. In addition to this, you can buy our shipping containers either new or used for domestic or commercial use, for a multitude of purposes. With a 20ft container, there are very few – if any – limits!

If you would like a friendly, honest chat about choosing the correct 20ft shipping container to suit your needs, please call the Universal team today on 0845 050 0330 or feel free to email andy@universal-containers.com

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