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  • Affordable Shipping Container Homes Shipping container housing continues to gather support as it's adopted by many builders and communities around the country, but from what's getting attention in the news are container homes are either expensive, colossal structures that barely resemble a container, to highly functional cabins. It's less common to see a comfortable, reasonable priced house made f ...
  • There has been much discussion lately of how to effectively grow shipping container sales as the industry matures and expands. Retail and wholesale shipping container sales, like most other industries, are two very different functions, and the industry needs both to survive and thrive. While it’s not possible to completely predict what this segment of the industry will look like in 20 years, ...
  • Historic Savannah, Georgia; home to great restaurants, beautiful historic mansions, and one of the busiest shipping container ports in the country. When people think of international shipping in the United States they automatically think of New York/Newark and Los Angeles, which is only natural because of the large population centers based in those area. What many people overlook is that Savannah ...
  • Shipping containers are designed to withstand a lifetime of hard use and abuse, but some there are some containers that are designed to take things to the next level. Industrial Packaging 2, or IP 2 shipping containers are just this type of container. IP 2 is the designation for a specific type of packaging that is designed so that the contents will not leak, and that the internal shielding will ...
  • The spring and summer building season is gearing up across much of the United States, and if you will be in the process of building a container home between June and September we've got a great opportunity for you. Big Fish Casting and HGTV are filming a new series focused on shipping container homes, and if you've got your permit in hand and design in place there is a chance that you could be on ...
  • More and more people are designing, building, and buying shipping container homes these days. Aside from being environmentally considerate, they can be hip and highly functional. At its core, container housing isn't a totally new idea. People have been building modular homes and kit homes for years, with a container home the only thing being introduced is using a shipping container as the cent ...
  • A lot of people underestimate the importance of location when it comes to buying a new or used shipping container. Logically, the closer a shipping container is to the port or depot the cheaper it will be And while trucks and trains are moving around the highways of the country at a constant rate, the cost of moving a container from point A to point B isn’t free, even if it’s loaded wi ...
  • Shipping containers are an integral part of the supply chain. They can be loaded with nearly anything, and transported quickly and easily from Point A to Point B, no matter if it's a domestic or international destination. However, there are a few details that are commonly overlooked, or not initially prepared for, by companies that want to undertake the transportation of goods and products themsel ...
  • Protection in a tornado is vital to survival. Your family, friends, and possessions need to be in a secure, safe place in order to withstand the high winds and flying debris that a tornado creates. We've been asked several times if a shipping container would provide good protection for people and things when a tornado hits, and unfortunately there's no definitive answer. First off, let's l ...
  • There aren't a lot of new ideas when it comes to shipping containers, but when there are innovations they show up fastest in the retail market on new/one trip shipping containers. Some of the more recent innovations have been dirt resistant paint, bolt on lock boxes, and now "easy open door handles". First, let's take a second and look at why innovations are slow to reach the consumer market. On o ...
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