The Best Shipping Container Movers in California

California Container Transport Services Include

Intermodal Container Transport • Conex Container Shipping • Standard 20ft and 40ft Container Moves • Drayage Services • Container Loading and Offloading • And More!

How to Transport a Container to or from California with Quality and Reliable Services?

Did you know container transport accounts for over 90% of cargo moved worldwide? It's true.

And the Port of Los Angeles, California, is one of the busiest container ports in the United States.

And you need shipping container transport services in California. Whatever you're shipping in your container is valuable to you, making it essential that each step of the transport is done right.

Heavy Equipment Transport offers intermodal, drayage, and standard container shipping to and from California.

With 13+ years of experience in the industry, we execute each container move with top-quality transport services.

(888) 730-2951

What Makes Heavy Equipment Transport the Best Shipping Container Movers in California?

You've already received a quote from several other California transport companies.

You've also made sure they're legitimate, right?

In today's society, with so much technology, scams are more prevalent, and many take advantage of unsuspecting clients who need transport. Always research the company you want to ship your container with.

  • • Transparency: We are licensed, bonded, and insured to move containers throughout California. We're happy to provide all the paperwork to verify we are a legitimate container transport company.

  • • Competitive Rates: You'll receive a competitive rate based on everything you need for your California container move. We find the best rate to fit your container transport.

  • • Experienced California Container Movers: We vet every driver and loading crew to ensure they have the experience and record for safe container transport.

  • • Permits and Paperwork Handled: You don't have to worry about the hassle of pulling permits or ensuring the proper paperwork is done. We do all of that for you.

  • • On Time Delivery: Every route is pre-planned for the safest and most efficient California container move. You need a transport company that not only delivers, but does so on time.

Heavy Equipment Transport puts our clients first. We provide the best California container transport services because that's what you deserve.

Get serious about your California container transport.

Call Heavy Equipment Transport for a container moving quote now! (888) 730-2951

Choose Your Region in California and Get a Container Shipping Quote!

Northern California

  • Central California
  • Great Basin
  • North Coast
  • Sacramento Valley
  • Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Shasta Cascade

Southern California

  • Central Coast
  • Desert Region
  • Inland Southern California
  • South Coast


HET Ships Containers in all 50 States
Container Shipping Services

HET ships containers of all sizes to all 50 states, including Hawaii and Alaska,. For this container, Janelle was contacted by a client in need of moving a container from Pinon Hills, CA to Keaau, HI. Janelle scheduled a hotshot trailer to take the 40 ft container from zip code 92372 to the port of Los Angeles. From there, the container was shipped on a vessel taking 14 days to arrive in Keaau.


Containers can be transported on step decks, flatbed, container trailers, and even hotshot trailers
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40ft Container Transport Shipment Performed by Janelle Foltz

Origin: Pinon Hills, CA 92372

Destination: Keaau, HI 96749

Choose Your California Port and Get a Container Shipping Quote!

Port of Long Beach

  • • Total Terminals International Pier T
  • • International Transportation Service Pier G
  • • Long Beach Container Terminal Pier F
  • • Pacific Container Terminal Pier J
  • • SSA Terminals Pier A

Port of Redwood City

  • • Port of Redwood City

Port of San Francisco

  • • Pier 94/96 Bulk & Neo-Bulk Terminal
  • • Pier 80 Break-Bulk Terminal

Port of Los Angeles

  • • APM Terminals Pacific
  • • Everport Terminal Services
  • • Fenix Marine Services
  • • Trapac Terminal
  • • Yusen Terminals
  • • WBCT China Shipping
  • • WBCT Yang Ming

Port of Richmond

  • • Terminals 1-4
  • • Pt. Potrero Marine Terminal (Terminals 5,6,7)

Port of Stockton

  • • Port of Stockton Terminal

Port of Oakland

  • • Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT)
  • • Matson Terminal
  • • Trapac Terminal
  • • Berths 33 & 34
  • • Ben E. Nutter Terminal
  • • Charles P. Howard Terminal
  • • WBCT Yang Ming

Port of San Diego

  • • Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal
  • • National City Marine Terminal

Port of West Sacramento

  • • North Terminal

Shipping Container Transport Dimensions and Specifications

Container Size/Type Dimensions Internally
(L x W x H)
Door Opening
(W x H)
Cubic-Capacity Weight Capacity
20FT 19.32 x 7.70 x 7.74ft 7.64 x 7.51ft 104.98ft³ 47840.31lb
40FT 39.53 x 7.70 x 7.74ft 7.64 x 7.51ft 216.53ft³ 58422.49lb
20FT Flat Rack
with sides
19.32 x 7.70 x 7.31ft Side Opening
W - 8.49ft
98.42ft³ 58422.49lb
40FT Flat Rack
with Sides
39.53 x 7.70 x 7.31ft Side Opening
W - 8.49ft
206.69ft³ 7936.64lb
40FT Flat Rack
without sides
40.02 x 7.70 x 2.13ft Side Opening
W - 38.25ft 
Max Height 25.39ft


Cost of Moving a Container in California

Container shipping rates in California vary from one shipment to the next. Several factors influence the cost of moving containers in California.

Heavy Equipment Transport offers competitive container shipping rates throughout California. Our costs are all-inclusive and tailored to fit your container transport needs.

On average, you can expect to spend a minimum of $500 USD for a short California container move and upwards of $8000 USD or more for long-distance or overseas moves.

A Heavy Equipment Transport agent will find the best California container shipping rate without sacrificing quality service.

Get your California container transport rate today! (888) 730-2951.

Recent Shipping Services by Heavy Equipment Transport

Check out all of our most recent transports below!

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Loaded Container

We can trnasport any size container, 20 through 40 foot, high cube, refrigerated, and more type of containers.


Types Of Containers We Transport:

Container Transport Services in All 50 States