Monday, 11 March 2013

Where to Buy Cheap Shipping Containers in Ohio?

Spring is just around the corner, and it’s almost time to start thinking about all of those summer DIY projects that you’ve been putting off until the snow thaws in the Ohio Valley. If building a new shed, or doing anything that requires additional long term storage, is on your summer project list, it’s a great idea to consider buying a new or used shipping container to re-purpose as a storage unit. If you’re in Ohio, you can find cheap shipping containers for sale in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus. There are auctions for shipping containers that take place all summer in these areas, and if you’re in a hurry you can normally buy a shipping container directly from the shipping lines at cheap, wholesale prices.

How to Find Shipping Container Auctions in Ohio?

Unpaid Storage Auctions: Unclaimed storage containers and unpaid storage units are typically advertised in local newspapers and at the storage facilities themselves. These auctions are similar to the ones that you see on television and listings can go cheap and the items inside can be priceless, or worthless.

Shipping Container Auctions: Shipping container auctions, auctions for empty shipping containers, take place regularly online at In these auctions you can purchase cheap, new or used shipping containers, direct from shipping lines, container leasing companies, and logistics companies. These shipping containers are 20’ and 40’ long and either a standard 8’6” tall or a high cube is 9’6” tall. Depending on the condition, they can be used for just about anything. While only shipping containers that are in new, to cargo worthy condition can be used for shipping, almost all shipping containers can be used for storage, farm storage, an onsite office facility, or just about any other modification project.

How to Buy a Shipping Container in Ohio

Buying a cheap, used shipping container in Ohio is a lot easier than it seems, and many people are surprised at how simple the process is. A quick search on will show you where the closest containers are to you. Finding one close is helpful because it will insure that the delivery cost will be cheap. On you can contact the seller if you need to arrange a time to inspect the container, and from there you can purchase the container directly through Once the container is paid for, it’s delivered directly to you location and unloaded.

Search here for shipping containers for sale in Columbus, Dublin, Lancaster, Grove City, or other places in the Metro Columbus area.

Search here for shipping containers for sale in Cincinnati, Fairfield, West Chester, Springfield, or other places in the Metro Cincinnati area.
Search here for shipping containers for sale in Cleveland, Lakewood, Parma, Elyria, or other places in the Metro Cleveland area.

Storage and shipping container auctions from Ohio, the United States, and around the world can be found on  If you have a container and need to protect the lock we recommend a bolt on container lock box, available from

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