Shipping container cafe
Shipping container cafe

shipping container cafe

Create, grind and thrive

Be open for business within 5 weeks.

Be in control of how your modified shipping container cafe looks and feels. By experiencing a 3d walkthrough of your future cafe business. Include storage solutions, benches, serving awnings and lighting. Include refrigeration, ovens, coffee machines, stovetops and any other equipment that is essential for your cafe to thrive. You have the option of further configuring your cafe container with the builder to ensure, water, power, and other essential services are connected.
Reduce your set up costs by checking out our shipping container cafe designs, or creating one of
your very own. To begin designing, just click ‘Begin creating now’.

|Complete fit-out
|Built to Australian Standards
|Turnkey Solution

shipping container cafe

Design and suppliers

Containify is all about making the steps between concept and reality simple and effective, so you can concentrate on the logistics of getting your new business up and running!

The builder will help navigate through legal requirements such as permits, Health certificates, energy, and waste solutions. Giving you peace of mind that you will have a complete solution once your container is on site. Portable and multi-site solutions are available.

Easy to use software
Estimated build price as you go
Design it your way

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Cutting-edge software that is easy-to-use.

Design complex Interiors and exteriors within minutes, eliminating all the learning curves associated with other traditional CAD design software platforms. Containify software gives you the ability to design, technically accurate shipping containers. Without the need of a draft person, complicated how to’s and learning curves of traditional CAD design software platforms.
  • Live price estimator as you design your modified shipping container.
  • Upload your own landscape background photo to bring your design to life.
  • Support and Chat integrated in the builder when you need it.
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Multiple quotes from Australia's best builders

Containify creates the containers list of your detailed specifications and construction-ready elevations to automatically send to hundreds of Australia’s best-modified Shipping Container builders.

Our builders are carefully selected to provide you with high standards of service, build quality and industry reputation.

|The largest network of suppliers
|Stringent approval process
|Construction Quality plans

3 easy steps to containify

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Click REGISTER to create your free account. Each account can have up to 3 saved designs at any given time.


The design software gives you all the tools at your fingertips. Create your new office, workshop or café today. 

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Press “Submit for quote” For 5 Free quotes and get connected to our verified modified shipping container builders.

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Can’t contain it any longer? Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves! Below you will see an ever-growing list of frequently asked questions, information, and guidance that will help you get your project off the ground and make the process very easy. If you have a question that you can’t see the answer to, please do get in contact with us. If we don’t have the answer on hand, we will find it and together we can share the information with others.

To covert, a shipping container can be as cheap or as expensive as you want it to be.
Containify’s design software will take into account the market average price for each
component, so as you build your container the price changes based on what you add or
subtract. Once you have finished your design you then can click submit to get formal
quotes to contract. This is where you can look at your market average compare it with
your quote and haggle for the very best price.

If you set aside 10 minutes assuming it’s your first time using the software, this is all the time it takes the basic account set up is extremely straight forward and by the time you have finished your cup of coffee you have professionally designed your modified shipping container. The software is constantly evolving and getting easier to use so the next time you design a container you’ll be done in 5.

Basically, the software is compatible with all devices, Apple, Android, Windows, and Mac. The software has been designed for a larger screen so a mobile phone maybe a little too small just now to design effectively but tablets, laptops, and desktops you’re going to have a blast.

Though is will work on you mobile a larger screen such as a tablet, laptop or desktop will be our recommendation just now. There are so many options you can add to your modified shipping container, far too many to fit into a mobile phone screen

Everything we do at Containify must past the 6-year-old and the 60-year-old test. If it doesn’t then the software is not intuitive enough and its back to the drawing board. Now we the gen Y are going love this but it’s a great feeling to see young and old folks taking to the software with in minutes and enjoying creating.

Of course, we are here for your and with multiple ways to talk or chat with us, Containify support team is just a click away. Go to our contact us page for a few options to get in direct contact with the team.

An NBN connection will be perfect, you don’t need the fastest connection getting around. If you’re a first time using the software can take a minute to load, once loaded if you were to come back another day to complete the software will load instantly.

100% Containify has invested in wonderful software to encrypt all data stored. Being a completely free site to log in and design no credit card information is collected but the peace of mind of our customers and so important that the little info we get is locked down tight.

We plan on handing you up to 5 quotes, this way you can feel the market out completely. Some will be cheaper, some will the quicker and some may come with a few extra bells to win your business. The choice is yours as to who you choose to do business with.

It so simple clicks “Start Creating now “enter your name and your email and you are done. The design software will load, you select the size of the shipping container you wish to work with, and you select items to go in your build by clicking and dragging them into position. Once your done and you wish to receive formal quotes based on your design and estimated build cost you click “submit” and within minutes some amazing shipping container companies will be in touch with their quote.

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