The transport and storage container receives an ink replenishing system characterized by housing defining a well and having a rim formed around the well opening. An ink tray is slidably supported to the forward portion of the rim. A supply and drain pump are mounted to the bottom of the housing and hoses communication the pumps and ink tray. The transport and storage container includes a housing defining a chamber open at the top, a plurality of support surfaces, and a rim formed around said chamber opening. A support rim is formed within the chamber for supporting the ink replenishing system.