Logistic

What Are the Different Types of Container Sizes?

The modern shipping container has been around since 1955. Malcolm P. McLean’s company started using the same truck trailers to move goods on both the highway and the sea.  While the concept hasn’t changed much since then, the design options of the containers have changed. Now, you can find shipping containers in an array of sizes …

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Shipping Container VS. Sea Container: The Differences Explained

Historically wooden crates, sacks, and kegs were used to ship goods. World War II demanded an increased need for efficient shipping and in 1956 Malcolm McLean started what is now the modern-day shipping container industry. He created a rectangular box that could be shipped by water, land, and sea. Shipping containers have revolutionized the ways goods are moved …

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How to Prepare for Your Frieght Container Delivery

Shipping containers have soared in popularity for various reasons, among them is their versatility and relatively low cost when a sturdy structure is required.  They are used for housing, office spaces, and so many other uses today. But whether your interest in a shipping container is for storage purposes or construction, there are things that must be …

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Tricks of the Trade: How to Buy Shipping Containers for Sale in Houston

If you want to build a minimalist home or expand your business, you may be looking for shipping containers for sale in Houston. Whatever your reason for needing a shipping container, it’s easier than you think to buy one. We put together this simple guide to show you how you can purchase one for yourself or your …

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Thinking Outside the Box: Your Complete Guide to Buying Freight Containers

Why would you want to buy freight containers? There is a multitude of reasons. The most obvious starts with wanting to ship cargo somewhere else. Other reasons are more creative. As an example, the University of Wales is developing a ‘box village’ that will be made entirely from freight containers. That is part of the beauty of …

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Shipping Logistics: 6 Things You Need to Know

According to recent research, 49% of shoppers stated that they are more compelled to shop at a store that offers same day delivery. While this percentage continues to increase, it encourages business owners to learn a little bit more about shipping logistics. With the coming of the new year, it’s time to start thinking of ways you …

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Tips to Ship for Less: How Your Business Can Save on the Cost of Shipping

With companies now spending around $1.5 trillion on shipping every year, businesses need a way to cut down on costs. If you’re looking to ship for less, there are lots of ways to save money without compromising quality. When looking to ship for less, use creative solutions that make sense for your customers. Here are four tips …

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What’s in Store for the Future of Shipping and Logistics?

Local and regional shipping is one of the largest industries in the United States. US shipping and logistics companies move over $4 trillion in goods every year. Businesses spend up to $99 billion in delivery costs to keep up with their customers’ demands. With so much commerce at stake, it important to know what trends are in …

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Sea Your Shipment Through: A Complete Guide to Ocean Shipping Containers

Thanks to shipping containers, international trade is made infinitely easier. Here in Texas, there are 29 ports of entry that are helping to generate $650 billion in trade each year. The port here in Houston is the nerve center to one of the nation’s busiest waterways. This one port alone handles so much tonnage of cargo shipped by ocean …

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5 Reasons to Buy Your Shipping Containers in Bulk

In 2017 more than 1.8 billion metric tons of goods were transported in shipping containers. Which means that there are literally millions of shipping containers being used every year. If you need to buy cheap shipping containers for your business, there are some key benefits of buying them in bulk rather than individually. We take a look …

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