Moving Containers: Australia’s Freight Specialists

From interstate container transport to corporate roadshows, Moving Containers offers specialised freight services second to none.

Bolstered by an extensive transport network, our professional staff can deliver tailored solutions that best meet our customers’ requirements.

Roadshows, Events, Sports and Festival Logistics

Roadshows, big events, sporting and festival logistics are our forte. In fact we’re the industry leader in these fields and no other freight service comes close in offering a comprehensive service like we do.

Moving Containers has the ability to come in and assist with your event, festival or roadshow at any level. You can be confident that we have both the equipment and staff to ensure complete success.


Design, Modification and Branding

Need a standout presence on the road or at events and festivals? Our team can do that to the highest of industry standards.

As part of our specialised freight services, we provide container design, modifications and branding solutions. We can transform shipping containers into portable displays, experience centres or popup shops to help your brand stand out amongst the crowd.

Get some inspiration from past customisations showcased in our gallery.

Commercial Freight

Be it interstate transport requirements for a hundred shipping containers or moving a large number of pallets locally, we provide a reliable and cost effective commercial freight service.

We can use our modern fleet of trucks and trailers or Australia’s reliable railway system to get your goods from A to B. Deliveries can also be done through a combination of both road and rail. Either way your commercial freight is in the safest of hands with us.

Container Transport

No matter if it’s one or a hundred containers we can efficiently transport it for you to anywhere in the country.

Using our large modern fleet and Australia’s rail system our team can handle any type of container transport delivery challenge

At any of our 21 depots Australia-wide we can also arrange emergency transport requests and handle any late bookings.

Interstate Removals

Need to relocate and transport your items interstate? As Australia’s leading container moving company, we’re there to help, no matter if your needs are business or domestic related.

Increasing in popularity, hiring a self-pack container and having us transport it interstate is a cost effective and hassle free solution, especially when compared to other alternatives.

We also provide a reliable car transport service which can be a door to door or depot to depot delivery. We can also transport boats and caravans, trucks, trailers and a range of heavy equipment.

Hire, Sales and Storage

From 10’ shipping containers to 48’ refrigerated shipping containers, we have an extensive range of quality models available either for hire or purchase. Be it for commercial or domestic purposes, our staff can provide the most effective solution to suit your requirements. We also provide short or long term container storage at any of our 21 nation-wide depots.

Choose Moving Containers for shipping and more

From moving services to logistics and branding, Moving Containers has containers for all your shipping container needs. With our 21 depots, well-maintained fleet of trucks and nationwide service, we provide our customers with expert customised solutions.

Contact us today to get a specialised freight service quote. For more information, phone 1300 588 115 or make an enquiry online.


Why should I choose moving containers for container hire in Australia?

Moving Containers are the experts in providing all sorts of shipping containers. We offer container hire in Australia for jobs of all sizes. Whether you need a container for a family move, or you are a business looking for a number of containers for a commercial freight, we make it easy to arrange your container hire. We have 21 branches across Australia and our delivery is fast and simple.

What are the benefits of using a moving or shipping container service?

When you hire our shipping containers for moving, you’re choosing the most convenient option and gaining access to our professional services. As industry professionals, we know how to pack, load and handle your valuables to get them where they need to be safely and securely. With Moving Containers, you can choose your pick-up date and time, making your experience as convenient, stress-free and cost-effective as possible.

What type of project logistic services and products does Moving Containers offer?

When it comes to making custom containers, Moving Containers take on all aspects of the project logistics, which helps make the process stress-free. Firstly, we have an in-house design team, so if you don’t have a specific design in mind, we can create one for you. We specialise in providing container customisation, manufacture and delivery. In addition to this, we offer a wide range of services including commercial freight, specialist freight and container hire. To see the full range of services, take a look at our menu above.

What types of containers are available for shipping from Moving Containers?

These are the container types and sizes currently available in our fleet:

  • 10’ shipping containers
  • 20’ & 40’ GP shipping containers
  • 20’ & 40 HC shipping containers
  • 20’ & 40’ high cube pallet-wide containers
  • 20’, 40’, 45’ & 48’ refrigerated shipping containers
  • 20’ & 40’ side opening shipping containers
  • 20’ & 40’ flat rack shipping containers
  • 20’ & 40’ open-top shipping containers
  • 10’, 20’ & 40’ dangerous goods shipping containers
  • 24’, 40’, 45’ & 48’ curtain-side shipping containers
  • 20’ tank containers
  • Grain containers

How much can I fit inside a moving container?

That depends on the size of the container you use. We have shipping containers sized 10’ to 48’. Each container size can hold a corresponding maximum weight. You can contact us for advice on which container size and type is best for your requirements. 

Does moving containers offer long term storage solutions and how much does it cost?

Yes, Moving Containers offer both short and long-term storage solutions. When we carry out container removals interstate, many of our customers have a delay between leaving their old home and getting the keys to the new place, so we can store their containers in one of our depots until their living arrangements are ready. We can then deliver the container to them at any convenient time.

We offer storage solutions for commercial clients. Costs will depend on the amount of storage and the length of time needed, so simply contact us and we’ll put together a quote.

How does event logistics work with Moving Containers?

Our events logistics services are used by organisers of road shows, festivals, events and sports tournaments. We provide project logistics in Australia from end to end. We start off this process by discussing the concept for your event and ascertaining the extent of your requirements. We can then plan every aspect of the logistics, from getting equipment in and out of each venue, to imports and exports, creating branded containers, and providing experienced crew to make sure things run smoothly.

How do I contact Moving Containers?

There are lots of ways you can contact the team at Moving Containers. You can fill in our online contact form, and we’ll get back to you. You can call us on 1300 588 115 or email us at You can also find out the locations of our 21 depots across Australia to see which is closest to you on our depot locations page.

Can I customise containers with Moving Containers?

Moving Containers are experts in customised, branded containers, and we can create a container, or even an entire fleet, to your exact specifications. We have a team of designers who can discuss the container modifications you would like made, whether you’re looking to turn a container into a bar or a tiny house. Our design team can then turn these designs into a plan, which we present to you to sign off on.

Once approved, our tradesmen get to work, modifying your container to your exact specifications. All of the work is done in-house, which means you not only save money, but the jobs can meet strict deadlines and short turn-around times. When it comes to customising containers, we offer all sorts of design solutions, and have made pop-up shops, bar lounges, and display centres which are perfect for exhibitions and roadshows.