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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…

Ready…Set…Move!

Getting ready for your moving day can be as stress-free as planning ahead and packing your items safely and securely. The rest is up to us. Whether you are in the middle of a remodel, building a home, or are moving across town and/or country, our mobile storage and moving units make your residential moving job easy.

More durable than a fiberglass or wooden crate, our steel insulated storag…

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…

Smart Storage Tips for Seasonal Holiday Items

Holiday decorating brings smiles to many faces. The big autumn wreath, the twinkling Christmas lights, and the New Year’s Eve disco ball hold pride of place for their respective holidays, but once January rolls around, then what? Do you just shove all of those decorations in a closet and hope you’ll remember where they are? What about your snow shovel, snow mobile, and other winter equipment?