The Western Container Group

ERS Johnson Pty Ltd trading as Western Container Group has proudly serviced all aspects of transport in the shipping container industry since 1974. Now under second generation management, we still provide a range of services from loaded and empty container storage through to major and minor repairs for all types of standard and specialised equipment.

2011 delivered an opportunity to expand on our Hire, Sales and Modifications division with the acquisition of the Containers First brand, which has become the new face of our national wholesale and retail shipping container sales and modifications.

Western Container Services, has a reputation for great service and an unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction. Our Sydney container storage, maintenance, repair and modification depot has a capacity of 3600TEU. With a dedicated undercover repair area, our experienced team adhere to comprehensive quality control guidelines so that you get the best service available. Our services include advice on structural defects by a qualified container engineer, IICL qualified surveying, computer reporting in all EDI formats, refrigeration pre-trip and repairs, and specialised container modifications.

Containers First, is the place to come for container sales, hire and leasing. We have an impressive range of new and second-hand containers. to easily provide what you need. Containers First produce and sells modified containers for use as general on-site or off-site storage, portable buildings, dangerous goods storage, training facilities, emergency accommodation and custom event and marketing creations. Shipping containers are engineered to withstand the huge stresses that occur during, sea, rail and road transport which makes them the ideal framework for many applications. If you can think of a possible use or modification for a shipping container our team at Containers First can make it happen.