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Category: Shipping Containers

Things to Consider Before Using a Shipping Container for a Project

If you are in the process of starting a new green construction project, it may be tempting to use sustainable retired shipping containers. In the past, these retired containers would become a storage container, but now with new innovative techniques being used in the construction world, using the containers as part of a construction project is becoming a trend. Before you decide to take this…

Inspirational Shipping Container Homes

Shipping containers can be transformed into the most amazing houses. They are incredibly versatile as building materials and are very economical to build. Another selling point is how quickly new residents can move in. Often the project is completed in just a few days. Shipping container homes can vary in size from a mere 160 square feet to over 5000 square feet with multiple shipping containers.

Market Your Business by Branding Your Portable Office

 

Find something unique about yourself or your business and exploit it to your benefit. Everybody has heard that one. But if for whatever reason you have found yourself in the position of using a portable shipping container as an office, why not use that as a unique selling position for your business brand?

In the last few years, shipping containers have gained a wide ranging…

Staying Green with Shipping Container Forests

It’s common knowledge that completing a project takes time. Once an area is in development, the completed product could take months to years to be considered finished, in addition to the fact that a project’s landscape element typically takes places closer to the end of a production cycle.

As these “waiting seasons” are an everyday element in the world of construction, what would happen if t…

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,…

Keep it Simple Use Portable Storage Units for Moving

Keep it Simple Use Portable Storage Units for Moving
Moving can be a hassle, especially if you’re moving long distances. The cost of hiring movers or renting a truck and paying for gas mileage can also be expensive. Because of this, moving using mobile storage units has become more popular. Mobile storage units give you more time to load and unload, and you don’t have to move the contents of t…

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…

What Everybody Ought to Know About Mobile Storage

From time to time, we’ve all found ourselves with too much stuff and not enough room to store it. This can be a serious inconvenience, especially when downsizing from a large home or apartment to a smaller home, apartment or even a dorm room. Alot lot of the things you need to find room for are things you want to keep, just not ones you’re currently using or displaying. In the meantime, finding a…

What Modifications Can Be Made to Your Shipping Container?

When you’re modifying a shipping container for your business, you need flexibility in order to create a design that meets your needs efficiently and that is also cost effective. At Southwest Mobile Storage, our team of fabrication specialists can help you create a custom modified shipping container to meet your specifications at a cost you can afford.

Fabrication Possibilities

We maintain…