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  • If you're in the market to purchase or a portable storage unit, or mobile offsite storage, it makes a lot of sense to consider purchasing a used shipping or cargo container to have delivered to your location. Used cargo containers make great storage units because they are durable, environmentally friendly, cost efficient, and portable. Durable: Cargo containers are designed to be transported arou ...
  • If you're shopping for a storage unit, there are many types of shipping containers available in the retail, or secondary, market that can meet your needs. However, to find the right one there are a couple of questions that you first need to ask yourself before you can buy a container.A shipping container of any age makes a great storage unit. However, depending on your needs, the location where ...
  • Buying a new or used shipping container is a pretty straight forward process. The important think to know is that when it comes to containers, there aren't a lot of options available with the containers, and only a few important things that you should keep ahead of to reduce the chance of any delays or extra costs. The Process of Buying a Shipping Container on ContainerAuction.com in a nutshe ...
  • If you&'re in need of a strong, secure storage unit, a used cargo container is a great place to start your search. No matter if you’re a commercial storage company or an individual in need of some extra space; the design of cargo container allows for quick conversion into a secure storage location. Individual Storage Solution:  Finding a cheap, used shipping container to ...
  • Converting a shipping container into a storage unit is a great idea, one which has been growing in popularity over the past few years. In many areas of North America there a surplus of both new and used shipping containers, and while the costs involved aren't dirt cheap, there are some great deals to be had when compared to other alternatives. Before you decide to convert a shipping container i ...
  • One of the key differences between international shipping containers, especially those that travel on the sea, and domestic containers which travel primarily on highways and possibly train cars, is the material that their outer shell is constructed of Sea containers are constructed out of COR-TEN Steel, or "weathering steel", while domestic containers are normally constructed out of aluminium ...
  • Rapid Deploy Manufacturing Containers We've read about the residential and commercial housing, retail space, even hydro-farms built out of recycled shipping containers; it was only a matter of time before some innovative company began to apply used shipping containers to micro-manufacturing, and that company is re:char. Re:char has developed a product called "Shop-in-a-box". Shop-in-a-box is an ...
  • So you've decided to buy a shipping container, and now you need to start planning the delivery. In many cases, the company selling the container has either their own trucks for delivery, or contacts in the immediate area of the depot that can help get the container to you. If they don't provide logistical support, keep reading and makes notes on all of the points below as you'll need to answ ...
  • It seems like shipping containers are popping up everywhere these days portable storage units, jobsite offices, they're even being used for modular housing, greenhouse conversions, and shopping mall projects! A used container converted to a new life can be called many things refurbished containers are cleaned up, retrofitted containers are equipped with doors and windows, and recycled and repu ...
  • COVID-19 isn't in the rear view mirror yet, but it seems like much of the United States is loosening up a little as we go into the Memorial Holiday weekend. New container production is still tightening up due to the issues in China; and trickling into the used container market this is also still causing some lower inventory in the market. Our office will be and closed on Monday, May 31th ...
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