Shipping Container Transport in California

Transporting Containers To and From California

Professional Container Transport Company in California

Containers are mostly used to transport goods that need to be delivered to a specific location within a given time. Therefore, finding a container moving company with experience and resources is a must. Heavy Equipment Transport is one of the best container movers in the country. We’ve been offering container transport services in California for more than a decade now. We transport full and empty shipping containers in California. Some of them include 20ft and 40ft shipping containers among others. Over the years, we’ve accumulated different resources to make our shipping container moving services in California fast, efficient and reliable. We have different types of trailers to accommodate all sizes and weights of shipping containers.

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Container Transport Services in All 50 States

Fully Insured Container Transport Services in California

We have a dedicated team of agents who are always available to process each container moving request. Before anything, they ensure the shipping container is fully insured and all the right paperwork is processed. Our team recommends the most suitable trailer for transport based on the shipping container’s dimensions and weight. Heavy Equipment Transport is one of the best shipping container movers in California because we not only fully insure each shipping container, we also make our clients holders of the insurance cover. This is to ensure that in case their shipping container isn’t delivered in the condition it was picked in, they can claim full compensation directly from the insurance company. This saves time because they don’t have to go through us.


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

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
65.61FT General 19.32 x 7.70 x 7.74ft 7.64 x 7.41ft 108.268ft³ 47840.31lb
65.61FT High Cube 19.32 x 7.70 x 8.82ft 7.64 x 8.49ft 121.391ft³ 47840.31lb
131.23FT General 39.53 x 7.70 x 7.74ft 7.64 x 7.41ft 216.53ft³ 58422.49lb
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

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


Experienced California Shipping Container Transporters

California has the biggest population among the states in the United States. The state's gross product is the largest sub-national economy globally. Therefore, it's rather apparent that California is home to some of the largest companies and the most affluent men globally. California came to be under the United States in 1848 after the Mexican-American War. The California Gold Rush led to massive immigration and caused a global economic surge during this time. California has been ground zero for innovations, trends, and cultures in recent years, such as the personal computer, the hippie counterculture, and the beach and car culture.

It’s also home to Hollywood, arguably the largest enterprise in the entertainment market. The Golden State not only showers its tourists with great weather but also adventure, beauty, fun, and history. Its family-friendly, suited with theme parks such as Magic Mountain, Universal Studios Hollywood, Boomerang Bay, Discovery Kingdom, and the renowned Disneyland for adults and kids alike. The natural beauty of California in parks like Yosemite National Park and Redwood National Park, home to the tallest redwood tree, will leave you speechless. The famous Star Wars film was shot in Marin Headlands just outside San Francisco.

Shipping Container Transportation Services in California

In California, we transport shipping containers to and from terminals of different ports as well as every other place. Below are some of the ports we serve and their terminal addresses.

  • Port of Los Angeles
  • The port of Los Angeles is located in San Pedro Bay, Los Angeles, California. It’s the busiest port in the country with over 80 shipping lines and the gateway of trade between the USA and Asia. Below are the seven major container terminals in Port of Los Angeles together with the addresses and phone numbers.
    APM Terminals Pacific 2500 Navy Way Berths 401-406 Terminal Island, CA 90731 (310) 221-4000
    Everport Terminal Services 389 Terminal Island Way Berths 226-236 Terminal Island, CA 90731 (310) 221-0220
    Fenix Marine Services 614 Terminal Way Berths 302-305 Terminal Island, CA 90731 310 548-8815
    TraPac 630 West Harry Bridges Blvd. Berths 134-147 Wilmington, CA 90744 (877) 387-2722 / (310) 830-2000
    Yusen Terminals 701 New Dock St. Berths 212-225 Terminal Island, CA 90731 (310) 548-8000
    WBCT China Shipping 2050 John S. Gibson Blvd. Berths 100-102 San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 732-2486
    WBCT Yang Ming 2050 John S. Gibson Blvd. Berths 121-131 San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 732-5536

  • Port of Long Beach
  • The port of Long Beach is located in Long Beach, California. It's the second busiest port in the country. When combined with the port of Los Angeles, they’re considered the 6th busiest port in the country. Below are the 7 main container terminals in the Port of Long Beach together with their addresses and phone numbers.
    Total Terminals International Pier T, Berths T132 through T140
    International Transportation Service Pier G, Berths G226 through G236
    Long Beach Container Terminal Pier F, Berths F6 through F10
    Pacific Container Terminal Pier J, Berths J243 through J247 and Berths J266 through J270
    SSA Terminals Pier A, Berths A88 through A96 Pier C, Berths C60 through C6

  • Port of Richmond
  • The port of Richmond is well known for its diversification in liquid bulk cargoes such as petroleum. This port has 7 city-owned terminals and 10 privately owned terminals. Below are the addresses of the city-owned terminals in the Port of Richmond.
    Terminal 1 1500 Dornan Drive Richmond, CA 94804 United States
    Terminal 2 1145 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
    Terminal 3 1411 Harbour Way South Richmond, CA 94804 United States
    Terminal 4 2101 Western Drive Richmond, CA 9480 United States
    Pt. Potrero Marine Terminal 5, 6 and 7 1301 Canal Blvd Richmond, CA 94804 United States

  • Port of San Diego
  • The port of San Diego is located on San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. It’s been ranked as the country’s top 30 containership ports. Below are the addresses and contacts of terminals we serve.
    Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal 1800 Crosby Rd, San Diego CA 92101 United States +1 619-686-6300
    National City Marine Terminal 1309 Bay Marina Dr, National City CA 91950 United States +1 619-419-1200

  • Port of San Francisco
  • This port manages the waterfront area that extends from the anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge that lies along the Marina district to the north and east shores of the city of San Francisco and beyond. Below are the terminals we serve.
    Pier 94/96 Bulk & Neo-Bulk Terminal These terminals handle dry bulk cargo. Below are the directions. On Cargo Way off Third Street on San Francisco's Southern Waterfront. Easy access by Highways 101 and I-280 using the Cesar Chavez Street exit Pier 80 Break-Bulk Terminal This terminal handles break bulk cargo. Below are the directions. The foot of Cesar Chavez Street Access from 3rd Street off Highway 101 and I-280 using the Cesar Chavez Street exit

  • Port of West Sacramento
  • The port of Sacramento is mainly used to import cement and export rice. Below is the main terminal in the port of West Sacramento together with its address and contact.
    North Terminal This terminal handles rice (exports) and cement (imports) as the primary cargo. Below is the address. 2895 Industrial Blvd West Sacramento, CA 95691 +1 916-617-4880

  • Port of Stockton
  • Located at the Delta of San Joaquin river, the port neighbors the fertile rick California’s communities of San Joaquin Valley. It has 14 berths and handles both domestic and international shipments. Below is the terminal.
    Port of Stockton Terminal It handles agricultural commodities, liquid, and dry bulk as well as break bulk. Below is the address and contact. 2201 West Washington Street Stockton, CA 95203 209-946-0246

  • Port of Oakland
  • Termed as a major container ship facility, this port is located in San Francisco Bay, Oakland, California. It's the 5th busiest container port in the country. Below are the terminals we serve.
    Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) Occupying berths 55-56 and 57-59, this is a container handling facility. Below is the address. 1717 Middle Harbor Road Oakland, CA 94607 United States
    Matson Terminal This is a container and RO/RO terminal occupying berths 60-63. Below is the address 1579 Middle Harbor Road Oakland, CA 94607 United States
    Trapac Terminal This is a container handling facility located at berths 25-33. Below is the address. 2800 7th Street Oakland, CA 94607 United States
    Berths 33 & 34 This facility handles containers, bulk, and break bulk. Below is the address. 3050 7th Street Oakland, CA 94607 United States
    Ben E. Nutter Terminal This is a container handling facility occupying berths 35-38. Below is the address. 5190 7th Street Oakland, CA 94607 United States
    Charles P. Howard Terminal This is a container, RO/RO, and break bulk terminal occupying berths 67-68. 1 Market Street Oakland, CA 94607 United States
    Schnitzer Steel Terminal 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland, CA 94607 510-444-3919

  • Port of Redwood City
  • The port server Silicon Valley region. It handles neo-bulk, bulk, and liquid cargoes. Below is the terminal we serve.
    Port of Redwood City 675 Seaport Blvd Redwood City, CA 94063 650-306-4150

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    Cost of Moving a Container in California

    Container shipping rates in California vary from one shipment to the next. This is because the container moving cost is influenced by factors such as ground distance, route, weight, and size, shipping type, loading and unloading assistance among others. Heavy Equipment Transport offers affordable shipping container moving services in California. Our shipping container transport cost is all-inclusive without any hidden fees. It caters to everything including a specific agent whom the client can call at any time of the day until their shipping container is delivered to a destination of their choice safely. We provide loading and unloading assistance at an extra cost. Where a rigger man is needed, you will also need to cater for the extra manpower. We guarantee safe and timely shipping container moving services in California. For fast and reliable container moving services in California, call us today at our toll-free number (888) 730-2951.

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