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  • Winter is here, and that means you'll need to store your equipment and "toys" in a place that can be set up quickly, while ensuring that everything inside remains dry, secure, and completely protected from the elements of nature. When the thought of winter storage comes to mind, historically most people think of a garage, barn, or shed; however in recent years, shipping containers have become ...
  • Labor Day is finally here, and the summer is finally coming to an end. What an end it is coming to, flooding, general storm, power outages, political divides, COVID, and the list goes on. Combine the transportation issues with the lack of new and used container supply and we will all be looking forward to getting past this period in life and business. New and used shipping container supply has bee ...
  • If you're never purchased a shipping container, you may not even know where to start.  Finding a shipping container in your area, at the price you want, is the first step; and once you do that you'll probably want to visit the depot and inspect the unit. Inspecting a container for the first timhe can be challenging, especially if you don't know what to ask or look for.  Some dealers and ...
  • It's hard to believe that summer time is quickly closing out, and autumn is knocking at the door. As the seasons change and you begin to seek out portable storage equipment or steel structures for outdoor projects be sure and consider a strong, secure cargo container. Cargo containers are great tools to consider as they are durable, cost effective, quick and easy to purchase and install, a ...
  • Many people want to convert cargo or shipping containers into on-site storage units, workshops, job-site offices, or some are even modified into storm cellars and shipping container houses.  As with any project, the planning stages are the most important, and deciding on the right type of container is the best place to start. The most common mistake that people make is when purchasing the ...
  • When you consider buying a shipping container you have two options, buying a new shipping container, or buying a used shipping container. One of the main benefits of buying a used shipping container is the cost savings; they tend to be less expensive. However, you do need to be careful when choosing a used container and we’ve put together a few helpful tips to help make the process easier.Fir ...
  • After you find a container on the site that you're interested in (assuming you've already set up an account and communicated with the seller), the navigate to the listing and either purchase the container through the "buy now" button, or make a bid if the container is being sold as an auction. Once a day our server processes invoices and emails them out for all of the containers sold during ...
  • Are you confused about the difference between a portable storage container and a shipping or cargo container? There's no need to be embarrassed, many people are.  Unless you're working with containers on a daily basis, or have done extensive research it can be confusing at first.  The primary source of confusion is the similarity of the names, both shipping container and portable storage ...
  • COVID-19 is still lingering among us, but it seems like some of the of the United States is loosening up a little as we go into the Independence Day weekend. New container production is tight due to the production issues in China and supply chain snags, which causes issues in the used and secondary shipping container market. Our office will be closed on Monday, July 5th for to commemorate the ...
  • Shipping containers, no matter where you find them in the world, are designed and built to standard sizes. This makes packing them with goods, loading them on ships, and transporting them around the world incredible efficient. More specifically, container manufacturers adhere to ISO (International Standards Organization) regulations with respect to size, materials, and production processes. Tha ...
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