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JMO Modular has 20′ and 40′ Storage Containers for lease.

We currently have leases to construction companies who need a safe place to store tools and equipment on a job site, retail stores who need storage space during a store remodel or a busy holiday season and individuals who just need a little more space at home.

We also lease 20′ and 40′ container offices. These are units that have been converted to have an office in part of the container which allows the occupant to have a ground level office with storage as well.

Call Mark at 800-747-5467 for more information.

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Cargo Capacity

A 20-foot long container:

Holds small machinery like skid steers, mini steam rollers or mini excavators.

Stores 1-2 aisles of seasonal inventory or supplies.

40-foot long container:

Holds larger machinery such as front-end loaders or excavators, but will usually require some disassembly of parts in order to clear the height and width of the container.

Holds multiple aisles of retail inventory, equipment or supplies.


Cubic Feet

A 20-foot container holds about 1,150 cubic feet.

A 40-foot container holds about 2,400 cubic feet.

A 40-foot high cube container can hold as much as 2,700 cubic feet.



20′ or 40′ long x 8′ wide x 8′ 6″ tall



A standard 20-foot container weighs about 2 tons.

A 40-foot container usually weights between 3.5 and 4.2 tons.


Things to Consider Before Delivery

How much clearance space do I need for delivery?

A 20-foot storage container usually requires about 75 feet of straight clearance. A 40-foot storage container will need about 100 feet of straight clearance. For most containers, you need a minimum of 12 feet of width clearance and 20 feet of overhead clearance.

Is the ground level, smooth and firm?

Is there a concrete pad, paved road or sturdy surface to place the shipping container on?

Is the site prone to flooding?

Can a semi-trailer truck access your property?


JMO Modular will deliver shipping containers on any of the following surfaces: asphalt, gravel, grass, earth, or concrete. If the ground is soft or unstable, you may want to consider supporting the shipping container with a concrete footing, railroad ties, asphalt or a bed of gravel so that the weight is evenly distributed to prevent movement.

There are situations when it is helpful to provide the driver with specific instructions about your property and storage container placement to ensure a smooth delivery. For example, if you have a single entry unit and you want the entrance/doors to face a certain direction on the property, it is helpful to let the driver know that ahead of time so they can load the portable storage unit appropriately.