Whether a new “one-trip” container or a used container, shipping containers start their life in Asia and are shipped by boat to the United States. Excess shipping containers arrive in U.S. ports and are stored in terminals and depots adjacent to the ports.
Since shipping containers in the U.S. are sourced from ports, it is helpful to know which ports in the U.S. have the largest volumes of shipping traffic. This important as the volume of shipping traffic affects the both the pricing and availability of shipping containers in your area.
At Container Alliance, we have created lasting relationships with the biggest and best shipping lines and leasing companies in the industry and are very careful in the products that we select.
As presented in National Real Estate Investor, the Top 10 US Ports are:
10. Port Everglades, FL
9. Tacoma, WA
8. Charleston, SC
7. Oakland, CA
6. Houston, TX
5. Norfolk, VA
4. Seattle, WA
3. Savannah, GA
2. New York, NY
1. Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA
Excess shipping containers have a wide variety of applications outside of shipping. These applications include being used for offices, residences, and storage. At Container Alliance, we are proud to offer a number of sizes and types of ship containers for sale or rent. We also offer a wide range of custom container modifications.
Please call us at (800) 386-2345 to talk to a sales rep or fill out a quote.
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