MI-BOX Lift System

The MI-BOX lift system is designed to place portable storage containers in more places with greater ease than any other competitor. Our patented technology allows each moving and storage container to be easily delivered and picked up – while always keeping the container level. MI-BOX has a distinct advantage knowing storage units can be placed quickly and safely on any surface and in any weather. It’s simple and easy to use and it’s only available to MI-BOX in the US and Canada.

The MI-BOX patented lift system design is only available to MI-BOX dealers and franchisees. Anyone can operate it safely. It’s fast. It only takes about 5 minutes to load or unload any container. It works anywhere. MI-BOX has locations from coast to coast in the U.S. and Canada. It easily works in rain, sleet, snow, humidity, and in unlevel surfaces. Get the competitive advantage of being able to quickly and efficiently delivery any storage unit – anywhere. Get MI-BOX.

MI-BOX Lift System Advantages

The MI-BOX patented Level Delivery System is simply the best choice for mobile storage. The MI-BOX Level Lift Delivery System is able to deliver to more people in more places, faster, easier, safer and more efficiently than most other delivery system used today! The MI-BOX patented Level Lift & Delivery System is simply the best choice for moving mobile storage containers.

We designed and engineered our Level Lift & Delivery System to service more customers in more areas with fewer limitations than any other delivery system on the market today! The MI-BOX Level Lift & Delivery System was designed specifically for use with mobile self storage containers and it’s versatile in use. It can be mounted to any truck chassis under 26,000 GVW, (no CDL license required). Anyone can operate it easily and efficiently to make trouble free deliveries. It can gently place portable storage containers where other delivery systems simply cannot. It enables us to service more customers in more places with greater ease than most other mobile storage delivery system!

Don’t under estimate the importance of an effective delivery system. Your business depends on it and your customers demand it. Every portable storage delivery system has limitations. Make sure you understand how they will affect your ability to effectively service your customers.

The MI-BOX Level Lift & Delivery System was designed to go places and do things others can’t. Snow, ice, rain, inclines and unpaved surfaces are easy to operate in. Our ability to deliver storage containers in tight spaces, requiring less height, length and width restrictions enables us to service more customers than our competitors. The MI-BOX Delivery System will enable your business to service more customers in more areas with greater ease.

  • Level loading and unloading of mobile storage containers
  • 10 minutes to load or unload mobile storage containers
  • Wireless remote control operated
  • 10,000 lb. lifting capacity
  • NO CDL license required
  • Built to last a lifetime with minimal maintenance
  • Delivers two 8 ft., one 16ft. and one 20 ft. containers easily
  • Mounts to most trucks under 26,000 GVWR
  • Easy-Safe-Efficient-Durable-Long Lasting
Pricing & Specifications:

MI-BOX Lift System Specs

  • Level Loading and Unloading
  • Lifting Capacity: 10,000 lbs.
  • Width: 101 inches
  • Approximate Weight: 7,100 lbs.
  • Height: (with container) 12 ft. 1 inches
  • Transport one or two – 8 ft. containers / Dock Height
  • Transport one 16 ft. container / Dock Height
  • Transport one 20 ft. container / Dock Height
  • Powered by Power Take Off Unit of Truck- PTO
  • Extra HD chain driven / forwards and backwards
  • Variable speed controls
  • Self-contained sealed hydraulics / up and down
  • Wireless remote control operated / with hard wire backup
  • Rear bumper assembly with lights and bumper pad
  • Custom aluminum electrical housing cover
  • Adjustable HD spring assisted drop legs
  • Rear wheel custom splash guards
  • Permanent mounted Sliding Winch Track
  • Set of 8 Winches / with straps
  • Set of 8 Lifting Inserts / with holders
  • Set of 8 Posi-Lock Couplers
  • Decals Included
  • Mounts to a variety of trucks under 26,000 GVW
  • US DOT certified
  • Patented


Truck Requirements



  • Gear pump delivery 12 GPM @ 3000 PSI
  • Fitting for connection # 12 JIC
  • Suction hose fitting with valve
  • Pressure hose with fitting


  • 30 gallons
  • Mobil DTE AW32
  • 20 micron filter on return


  • Fast idle capability needed to maintain 1200 RPM @ idle

Adapts to multiple size containers

No other lift system on the market is as versatile as the patented MI-BOX Level Lift System. With its unique cradle arm design it is capable of delivering ONE 8 ft. container or TWO 8 ft. containers at one time! The larger 16 ft. and 20 ft. containers are no challenge for this brute! With a manufacturing multiple of 3 times lifting capacity, the MI-BOX Level Lift System is sure to give you the performance and longevity that you are looking for. Simply move the slider sleeve on cradle arm to accommodate any size container!

  • lift_photo1Two 8 ft. units
  • lift_photo2Specially designed cradle arm
  • lift_photo316 or 20 ft. containers

Compare Delivery Methods

There are a limited number of ways that containers can be delivered in a safe and timely manner. The most common delivery methods are:

  • Tilt bed trailers, Roll Back car haulers, Hook & Lift type trucks
  • Semi or Roll Back with moffett
  • Specialized converted boat lift
  • Truck mounted Horizontal (level lift)

Tilt bed trailers, Roll Back car haulers, Hook & Lift type trucks


  • Low cost
  • Readily available


  • Requires large footprint to load / unload containers
  • Contents can easily shift when raising bed during the load / unload process
  • Container caster wheels needed for Tilt Trailers and Roll Backs
  • Specially designed containers needed for Dumpster or Hook & Lift type trucks
  • Slow moving winches dictates longer times for loading and unloading.
  • Driveway damage concerns

Semi or Roll Back with moffett


  • Can place containers in unusual places
  • Semi / deliver multiple containers at once


  • Specialized moffett needed to make deliveries
  • Requires large footprint to load / unload containers
  • Semi / container sizes kept to a max. 5 ft. wide x 8 ft. long
  • Semi / hard to maneuver, specialized license required
  • Roll Back / Container caster wheels needed
  • Roll Back / Specially designed containers needed

Specialized converted boat lift


  • Level lifting
  • Can place containers in unusual places


  • Requires large footprint to load / unload containers
  • Containers sway back and forth with chain hook ups
  • Separate engine power
  • Limited container placements due to width and height of machine
  • Weather related issues and obstacles to overcome
  • High maintenance

Truck mounted Horizontal (Level Lift)


  • Level lifting
  • No additional room to load/unload
  • Easy maneuverability
  • No shifting of contents when loading / unloading
  • No container wheels
  • Container placement limitations are very minimal
  • No driveway damage


  • Typically tied  to Franchise, Dealership or “in-house” use only

MI-BOX Mobile Storage franchise opportunities are available in the United States and Canada