An Auction and Marketplace for Shipping and Cargo Containers Information

The aim of ContainerAuction is to provide a market leading platform for the international trade of shipping containers.

Company Overview

ContainerAuction, Inc was founded in 2010 and is working to become a global leader in the sale of new and used shipping containers. We specialize in helping sellers of all sizes market their shipping containers and related equipment. Our management team and advisory board consists of industry professionals with years of experience in container finance, trading, and fleet management.

The software platform and auction engine is a custom designed system that provides high speed, responsive bidding, intuitive searching and menus, direct communication and interaction points, currency and language conversions, and a wide range of marketing services.

We work directly with shipping lines, container manufacturers, leasing companies, and traders around the world to help find suitable buyers for their equipment. All of our auctions take place online through our custom, best in class, online auction platform.

Container buyers, both retail and commercial, have the opportunity to benefit from our system by bidding on all listed containers, regardless of geographical boundaries and time zone differences.


Ryan Herr is the Director responsible for the daily operations of Ryan has been involved in finance, containers, and international business for all of his professional life. Ryan has lived in the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. He has an undergraduate degree from West Virginia University, and an MBA from the University of Denver.



Used Container Sales is the market leading site to sell, and purchase, used shipping containers. We've worked closely with industry experts to custom build a platform that provides the tools and services that make buying and selling used containers unique. We first launched the site in 2010, and are proud to be continually developing better tools and features that meet the demands of an ever changing global marketplace.

New Container Sales

Along with used containers, provides a strong facility for buying and selling new shipping containers, or one trip containers, Our sellers either manage the container themselves and remarket them at the terminal port, or work directly with manufactureres to sell their new containers from the factory.

Fleet Liquidation

Due to our specialized systems, we recognize that occasionally circumstances require a fleet or portfolio to be liquidated in a timely manner, with the highests possible return. is familiar with these situations and the management team and staff have the ability to review the portfolio in question and make the best possible suggestion for the seller.

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Customer Service
To speak with a customer service representative, please call:
North/South America: 1-307-222-9085
EMEA: 44-75-8580-7560
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