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The Life Of A Shipping Container Infographic

Everyone has driven by stacks of humble shipping containers without thinking about how those boxes not only revolutionized the shipping industry, but also keep everything from household products to consumer electronics and our food affordable. Even those who understand the vital role of shipping containers in contemporary business likely fail to envision a shipping container as a sensible,…

Things to consider when buying a Shipping Container

Many businesses rely on exportation in order to remain successful. However, some business owners do not think about what to consider when the time comes to buy shipping containers. The information below may help in the process.

1. Buy New or Used

When the time is right to purchase shipping containers, a business owner should think about the state of the containers. Some people want to…

There’s an Office in my Shipping Container

Before jumping in and thinking how cool it is to make a shipping container an office, consider first the pros and cons of simply creating the structure.

First, a shipping container is a steel box manufactured to ship goods; it’s not an office cubicle. About 90 percent of all non-bulk cargo is transported in these containers aboard transport ships. Some of these ships are huge and can…