Container Hire In New Zealand
At NZBOX we believe in offering a solution that best fits each customer’s unique requirements and we are pleased to be able to offer a wide range of shipping container hire options.
Our standard shipping containers are available in a range of sizes and types. The sizes are 8ft,10ft, 20ft and 40ft with the option of standard height and high cube. They are also available in a variety of different grades.
Our pricing is extremely competitive and starts at as low as $3.50 per day + delivery rate. We’re also extremely quick to react to order requests with a dedicated sales team and will do our best to help you out if you need to hire a container at short notice.
If all this sounds good to you feel free to get in touch or request a quote and we’ll do our best to help you out!
8ft Containers are the smallest sized shipping container available and one that is perfect for the safe and secure transport and storage of smaller items and goods. Perfect for garden sheds or where space is tight and only an 8ft will fit.
10ft Containers are a popular choice for our customers who need a bit of extra storage around the home, often used for tools and/or furniture. As with the 8ft container the 10ft is perfect when a 20ft unit is too big and a 10ft is the right fit.
20ft Containers are your standard-sized shipping container used throughout the world for the safe and secure transport of goods. It’s the most popular choice of shipping container for freight and storage suited to a variety of needs.
40ft Containers are a great solution when you need more storage than a standard container, offering twice the space and capacity. 40ft containers offer the best value for money especially when transporting large quantities of smaller goods.
Reefer containers are insulated containers with a refrigeration unit and are a great solution for the transport/storage of perishable goods. All reefer containers get a pre-trip inspection to ensure your container is ready to plug in and run on delivery.
High Cube containers are 300mm taller than a standard container in height and are made to accommodate oversized goods and items. They also give an increase in quantity and volume for smaller sized goods.
Frequently asked questions
Should I buy or hire a container?
The main question to ask yourself is whether you should buy or hire a shipping container. This can be a tricky decision if you’re unfamiliar with the costs involved or not completely sure on how long you need it for. For this we generally advise the following:
Do you need it for longer than 18 months? If yes…
We would usually recommend to customers that they buy rather than hire. Of course, this always depends on your budget. We are happy to rent containers for 10+ years if this is what the customer wants and suits their cash flow. For longer hire periods we can offer better hire rates.
Do you need it for less than 18 months? If yes…
The costs of hiring a container are a lot lower than purchasing for anything under 18 months. We would, therefore, recommend that you hire a container. If you are unsure as to which option is best for you, please get in touch with our specialist team.
Do you deliver containers for hire?
Yes. In fact, that is our preference for hire containers! At NZBOX we try to make the hiring process as smooth and easy as possible for our customers.
We can easily arrange container hire right across New Zealand with our depots located nationwide. We will happily organise the delivery of the shipping container if you require it and will pick it up at the end of the term.
Is there a minimum term for hire?
Most of our containers require a minimum of 2 months hire fees. Of course, you can have it for one day but you will be charged a 2 month minimum fee.
Retail and Pop up shops are charged on 1 month minimum and Dangerous Goods container require a 3 month minimum.
How quickly can you deliver a container for hire?
In most cases, we can get a container out to you within just a few days of receiving the required paperwork and deposit. However, this can vary depending on your delivery location and the type of box you are hiring.
Do you hire second hand containers?
Yes, you can hire second hand containers as well as new containers with a total of five different types of container ‘grades’ to choose from.
Choosing the right grade is important so spend some time thinking about what your expectations are of the container. If you want your container to look great and keep the neighbours happy then we recommend going with a new one. If appearance is not important, you are on a budget and it doesn’t need to be wind and watertight then you should choose one of the lower grades like an economy grade.
Information about the different grades is available on the container product pages.
Do you also sell containers?
Yes, we offer containers for sale as well as hire within New Zealand. Hiring works well for a requirement of less than 18 months, however, if you require one longer, then buying is the way to go.
We sell five different ‘grades’ of container. If you are interested in buying a container, then check out our container sales page
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