About Western Container Sales
Western Container Sales is a division of Railbox Consulting, LLC. We're an employee owned and operated company based in Minneapolis, MN, and one of the largest buyers of used shipping containers in North America. We work directly with global intermodal equipment providers to sell off their end of life shipping containers. We offer those containers to our customers at a wholesale mark-up, and make the process of buying or renting shipping containers simple.
Learn more about Railbox Consulting, and our other services, at RailboxConsulting.com
We won the 2020 Tekne Award for Retail, Supply Chain, & Distribution for our shipping container sales and rentals software. Learn more about how we did it.
We're proud to be a certified platinum green business (we've been a paperless business since 2015). Check out this article on our green business practices by the Green Business Bureau.
"...Announces Rental Fleet Acquisitions in Texas, Discount Program With PODS - Western Container Sales has added 20′ and 40′ steel shipping containers to their portable storage rental fleet in Dallas and Houston."
We're excited to expand our service area to Canada: "Northern Container Sales launches service across Canada, posts live shipping container prices by market to website."
World Cargo News picked up our announcement of Reefer Container Pros, a mutli-year digital marketing partnership with ITS ConGlobal (the largest intermodal services provider in North America.
Railbox Consulting was honored to be recognized as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Minnesota for 2019 by the Business Journal in our first year of eligibility.
Bloomberg recently published our announcement that we were seeking a digital marketing partnership in Canada and Europe (as well as our being named to the Fast 50 list).
From the Article: “Of all the containers at the port, 99 percent of those are cycling through for trade. Only a small handful retire from service. That’s where we get involved,”
From the Article: “The container is a byproduct of a completely segregated, multi-billion dollar industry,” Norton said. “So to assume that it’s always going to be there...”
Our company president, Mike Norton, was honored to have served on the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee in 2016-17. Mr. Norton served as a representative of the Transportation Club.
What Makes Western Container Sales Different?
We're one of the largest buyers of used shipping containers in North America. By working directly with some of the largest intermodal shipping container companies in the world, we help our customers leverage our buying power and quality standards to buy quality shipping containers at a fair price. We also believe in providing up-front and transparent pricing. We're proud to have helped thousands of customers buy conex containers and rent storage containers throughout North America.
Western Container Sales offers reefer containers, jobsite equipment rentals, and custom shipping container modifications through our partner companies.