How Many Storage Containers Does Your Business Have?

This is the time of year when many of us, both at home and at work, have to face the fact that we have a lot of stuff. We have new presents that we have recently opened and last year’s presents that we have rarely used. At the office we have year end paperwork that needs to be kept and stored as well as office holiday decorations that will not be needed again for another 12 months. Solving the storage solutions of all this stuff is no small task. Fortunately, there are a number of storage options available. One of the most popular of these options is the use of used shipping containers for sale at a variety of price ranges. In fact, you would likely be surprised at the number of used steel storage containers for sale in just your small part of the country.

Although most of us think about the full shipping containers that we see loaded on trains that cross the country and on ships that cross the ocean, the reality is that there are also a very large number of containers that are no longer in use.
Shipping Containers Are the Most Economical Way to Ship the Products Needed Around the World
Did you know that 95% of the world’s cargo moves by ship? Due to higher costs of shipping, it still makes more financial sense to transport goods in high volume ships. This means that retailers themselves often have to store products that they will need months in advance of when they will be displayed on shelves. Drive behind or beside any of your favorite retail store, in fact, and you will likely see these steel containers on site being used for these new inventory storage purposes.

As the largest shipping companies and the biggest retailers order new and improved shipping containers, there is an increasing supply of used steel storage containers for sale. The fact that shipping containers that are taken care of with regular maintenance can last for a total of 20 years, according to Container Auction, means that these used containers can still serve many valuable purposes.

From modular temporary office spaces to duck and hunting blinds and from man caves to concession stands, these used containers may serve the purpose you need as well.

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