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New vs. Used Storage Containers: Which One Should You Purchase?

When you think about containers, a 40-foot-high shipping container comes to mind. Modifications to these cargo containers are also extremely common. You can convert them into an array of storage units, container pop up shops, and even mobile offices. Before we look at what you can use a storage container for, we’ll compare and contrast…
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3 Innovative Shipping and Storage Container Uses

When you think about shipping containers, you probably don’t immediately associate them with anything other than their original use, which is to store and ship various items around the world. What you may not realize is that there are unique uses for a storage container and shipping containers that you may find surprising. Using storage…
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4 More Uses for Old Modified Shipping Containers

The metal shipping container was first invented in 1956 by Malcolm McLean. His goal was to develop a new way of transporting goods over long distances. Prior to that, goods were shipped using a method known as “break bulk” in which items were individually loaded onto ships in boxes, bags, and barrels. Shipping containers would…
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Can You Use a Shipping Container to Create a Portable Concession Stand?

Many people think they have never set eyes on a 40 foot shipping container before. Fortunately, that’s not the case. Shipping container modifications are growing in popularity! Approximately 50% of all shipping containers are owned by shipping lines, however, a large number of that other 50% are being converted into specialty projects. There are many…
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