At Coast Containers, we are committed to providing our customers with the best service and quality for their shipping and storage needs. We have been in the business for over 20 years, and we have a proven track record of delivering on time, on budget, and on demand.
Additionally, as one of the leading providers of shipping containers, parts, and accessories, in Canada – we are able to provide our customers the following advantages over our competitors.
From BC to Ontario, we make it easy to find a shipping container near you! Check out our locations here.
We are BIC (Bureau International des Containers) and customs clear all our containers before selling. This means you won’t be on the hook for any unpaid fees or duties. Check out our latest BIC Certification here.
Whether you’re looking for a standard size, high cube, or specialty length of container – we’ve got you covered. Our stock includes 10ft, 16ft, 20ft, 24ft, 30ft, 40ft and more!
We offer container modification services in Toronto, Vancouver, and all of Alberta. Common modifications include doors, windows, vents, and lock boxes.
All our container pricing is available on our website for each of our 10 locations. Shipping costs will vary depending on your exact location. Request a free online quote and we’ll provide all the costs upfront.
We offer the ability to purchase shipping containers directly online through a secure e-store and payment portal. Check out our online store here to view our growing selection of containers for sale!
As an added bonus, we can also provide portable storage units to our customers in Ontario.
Whether you’re looking to purchase a container domestically or are looking at overseas vendors, here are some of the things that you should consider before committing to a sale.
Choosing a shipping container vendor in Canada can be challenging, as there are many factors and issues to consider. Here’s are some points to consider when searching for a shipping container supplier / dealer in Canada.
Many of our competitors only operate out of a select few locations (typically only in BC and ON), meaning that they are unable to service the rest of the country at a reasonable rate – or at all.
Most of our competitors within Canada sell their containers at a higher pricing (when advertised, we offer transparency pricing) or due to their limited number of locations – cannot fulfill delivery requirements at a reasonable price. This forces customers to either pay more or find their own means of picking up their containers.
Depending on who you choose to work with, many of our competitors don’t clear their containers through customs. This means that you – as the new owner – can be liable for any duties, fees or penalties placed on the container. Luckily for you, at Coast Containers we are a BIC certified company and do ensure that all our containers are customs cleared and fit for sale.
As an international commodity it comes as no surprise that shipping containers can be bought overseas from companies around the globe. While this may seem like a better option, due to lower prices there are a number of factors to consider when purchasing internationally, such as:
Since our international competitors aren’t operating within Canada, many of them don’t offer customs clearing or follow the same strict regulations that we do. This can lead to a number of issues such as owing for unpaid fees or duties after the container arrives at your location.
As a Canadian company we understand the struggle and unnecessary hassle with having to use other forms of currency. Many of our overseas competitors do not deal in or offer the ability to convert your payments to Canadian dollars – forcing you to be at the mercy of today’s exchange rate.
One of the biggest red flags is when a price is too good to be true. Many of our international competitors engage in deceptive pricing tactics where their containers are sold ‘dirt cheap’ but are then supplemented by high delivery costs and added fees.