Container Price Points
July 30, 2013
What Drives the Price You Pay // // Shipping containers for sale ultimately become a commodity as some source them based on cost first and condition second. However, once a relationship is established between the seller and a buyer then customer service will begin to play a more important factor in the relationship. By this […]
Storage Container Rental Contact Language That Can Cost You a Lot of Money if You’re Not Aware of it
June 25, 2013
Hidden Costs in the Terms and Conditions In previous articles we’ve looked at factors that impact the rental rates you may pay for a storage container, and then we looked at taxes and fees that may occur in addition to the rental rates quoted. The last article discussed lease agreement language that, if you are […]
Shipping Container Floor Issues to Consider
June 18, 2013
The Story Behind the Wood // // The wood floors constructed into shipping containers have become a hotly contested issue over the past several years. As people find more and more creative uses for retired shipping containers they are claiming a positive environmental impact for their recycling efforts. On the other side of the equation, […]
Different Options for Shipping Container Hinge Maintenance
June 13, 2013
Maintaining the Moving Parts // // There are two parts to a shipping container turned storage container that actually get used, those are the hinges and the cam locks. Since these two parts get moved and operated, any problems become apparent quickly and they get more frustrating as the ability to use them deteriorates. I […]
Weathering Steel (Cor-Ten), the Good Stuff
May 23, 2013
What is Weathering Steel? // // If you are searching for shipping containers for sale, you have or you will have heard the term “weathering steel” or “Cor-Ten Steel.” This is the type of steel used in the manufacturing of shipping containers, but why the two names you ask? In this instance it is like […]
Shipping Containers, They’re Not Just for Shipping Anymore
April 13, 2013
The Evolution of Shipping Containers Shipping containers, if you look while driving around town, you’ll see them EVERYWHERE.  After long journeys across the ocean, you’ll see containers in the final distribution channels. When you get stopped at a train crossing you’re likely to see train car after train car loaded with containers or you’ll see […]