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  • You might think you’ve found the best bargain on a used shipping container, only to find one someplace else for a cheaper price. While on the surface, it may seem like a better deal, there are several important factors that impact the price of a shipping or storage container: location, condition, and delivery costs. Location plays a key part in the price of any container, whether new or ...
  • ContainerAuction.com is a high volume marketplace where you can find new and used shipping containers for sale.  Shipping containers are an ideal solution for storing anything that you need to stay secure and dry. ContainerAuction.com helps buyers to find containers in all 50 states and around the world.  If you are interested in buying a container please contact any of our sellers, or our ...
  • We have quite a few posts about container housing and modifications, and the great uses of containers around the world; so after a few recommendations we decided to pick up a copy of "Container Atlas: A Practical Guide to Container Architecture". Even if you don't have the time to read the history of each project, it makes a great coffee table book and conversation starter. Container Atlas ...
  • Countless professions around the world can, and do, benefit from mobile offices. Primarily, these mobile offices are mostly visible in the construction sites or in sales offices. However, they are increasingly being used in administrative blocks, and similar places. Mobile office and storage is widely used nowadays. What many people don’t realize is that these units are actually portable sto ...
  • Shipping containers are used by businesses all over the globe to safely transport and store goods of all shapes and sizes. When you or your company needs to purchase a shipping container, it’s important to consider whether you should buy a new or used cargo container.  The decision between new or used containers often comes down to how many containers you want and how quickly you n ...
  • If you're considering if you should buy a shipping container, there are many things to consider. How to use it, what type of container, and where can you buy them for the best price are only a few of the things to consider. Here are a few other things to think about: Containers are environmentally friendly if you're planning to recycle them. Used cargo containers can be turned into almost anything ...
  • Most people know that you can bid on new and used shipping containers through the auction on ContainerAuction.com, and now you can also purchase shipping containers directly through the site. On ContainerAuction.com we've added to our buying options by adding the "Marketplace" feature. Marketplace listings are available for immediate purchase, with no bidding or waiting times. These types of ...
  • Shipping containers have a great impact on our daily lives, but what do you really know about them? They carry a large percentage of the goods that impact our daily lives, and many people work with them (both directly and indirectly) in business. Since many people don't think about containers on a regular basis, we tend to be asked questions that are often times taken for granted by industry profe ...
  • There are lots of misconceptions about shipping container conversion projects. Naturally, people are reluctant to go blindly into a new project for converting a container into a home, storage unit, or work site office. As more and more containers are released into the retail consumer market, supplies are becoming more and more creative with the design, use, and applications of converted cargo co ...
  • When you shop for a new or used shipping container you will undoubtably find a variety of prices available. It is easy to buy the first cheap storage container you find, but you must also consider what goes into shipping containers prices in order to determine if that great deal is really as good as it seems. The most common variables that impact the price of a shipping container are: Size, Avai ...
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