How Much Does It Cost to Buy a 20′ Shipping Container?

Used shipping containers are sold at the end of their useful life and are counted in TEU’s (twenty-foot equivalent units). Used 20′ containers start as low as $1,100 but can cost as much as $2,500 in markets where supply is scarce. One trip 20′ containers, which are like new, can cost anywhere from $2,000 to $4,000, depending on availability.