Moving a docker container to a new host without dockerhub

I'm getting started using docker for somethings. I needed to move a container from a test machine to a new production home. This is how I did it. If there is a better way, please let me know!

I ran this where the machine was in development:

sudo docker export <container> --output outfile.tar

on the destination machine I did the following:

sudo yum install docker
mkdir ~/containers && cd ~/containers
scp .
sudo docker import outfile.tar
sudo docker run --name imagename -ir -p 9000:9000 bash --restart always

once you are done with that, you should be able to see your imported image listed:

sudo docker images ls
[justin@development images]$ sudo docker images
REPOSITORY           TAG                 IMAGE ID            CREATED             SIZE   latest              92e2e1eab9fe        58 seconds ago      1.13 GB