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November 19, 2021

The Global Supply Chain Will Never Be The Same

COVID-19 has infected over 100 million people to date. Unfortunately, 2 million souls have already been lost. The modern world is interconnected at a level unlike anything seen in history. For that reason, the global pandemic has impacted all industries and markets in an unprecedented way. Taking a look at the global supply chain reveals a myriad of gaps, problems, downfalls, and challenges that COVID-19 has delivered. Can the global supply chain restore itself? Will things ever go back to normal? The new trend suggests that there is a new normal that will emerge from this crisis. Things will never go back to the way they were and here’s why. COVID-19 Related Disruptions In Worldwide Shipping WHO Policies of Containment and Suppression Slowing down the spread of the virus is of great concern to governmental bodies around the world. For this reason, the World Health Organization has set certain containment […]
November 1, 2021
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The Worldwide Shipping Container Shortage Is Here

Where have all the used containers gone? As you know, shipping containers are the lifeblood of the global supply chain. Without 40’ shipping containers, how can we keep our global economy moving? Even the 20’ shipping containers are in short supply. Factories can’t manufacture them fast enough. The global supply of shipping containers cannot keep up with the demand. But why? Let’s take a deep look at a few of the reasons behind the current global shipping container crisis. Before we get straight into a few industry facts, and reasons behind the current shortage, let’s discuss how Corona virus has played a role in reducing our supply of shipping containers. A year and a half after the global pandemic, COVID-19 is still impacting the world. For the past few months, the global supply chain has been suffering in a tight chokehold with no end in sight. Consequently, the cost of […]
December 5, 2019
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How Used Shipping Containers Can Save Your Life in an Emergency

Used storage containers have more uses than duct tape. The options are literally endless. One very special way you can utilize your used shipping container is in the event of an emergency. You will find that purchasing a shipping container will benefit you in the event of both man-made and natural disasters. You may be asking yourself, how? Keep reading to discover!   Food Storage In the event of an emergency, food will be a major concern. No matter the type of emergency, it is likely that traditional sources like supermarkets and corner stores will be closed. Staying prepared with a healthy supply of food will keep you and your families safe until things turn for the better. But why can’t you just use your pantry? The truth is your pantry can only store so much. When you have a family to protect, having a 6 months’ supply of canned […]
September 3, 2019
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From the sea to the land, see why used shipping containers in Ontario are all the rage

It is no doubt that shipping containers are all the rage in Ontario, Canada. Both new and used shipping containers actually have many more versatile uses than simply shipping goods overseas. The modern shipping container will go down in history as one of the most widely used pieces of equipment ever. From homes to underground bunkers, these storage containers can do it all. We have prepared an interesting read that outlines some of the less common uses that used shipping containers have in Ontario and all over the world. Get ready to be amazed. In ground or above Ground Pools As our climate heats up, many people have turned to using used shipping containers as backyard swimming pools. They make an excellent alternative to costly cement pools and can simply be popped in the ground or left above. With no more machinery than an excavator and a crew of men, […]
June 24, 2019
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10 Steps to building a Container Home

So you are ready to start building a container home. Consider yourself a part of thousands of smart and savvy individuals who recognize the beauty of used shipping container homes. Follow our guide to ensure a quick and painless build process. Step 1: Develop a Rock Solid Plan Building without planning is like eating without a fork. It can be done, but not efficiently. The first step in building any container home is putting together a rock solid plan. This includes blueprints with exact measurements, consulting with the relevant engineers, and mentally preparing yourself for taking on such a project. The best way to plan for your build is to transfer your napkin drawn designs into a professional blueprint. This will come in handy when you decide to seek the help of any professional builders. Try to learn how Google SketchUp works to save money on your design phase. Step […]
March 21, 2019
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Things you need to know before you build your container home

When you set out to build a home out of a used 20’ shipping containers, things may seem simple. Used shipping containers are pretty abundant and inexpensive, so why not give it a go? Unfortunately, as you already know things are always easier said than done. If you follow these tips as best as you can you will be one step closer to finishing your dream shipping container home. 1. Know Your Building Code Restrictions This seems like an obvious step, however, many people overlook this. Before you invest a few thousand dollars of your hard earned cash, get the proper permits. Make sure that you have the permission from your local Ontario Municipality, or state government to actually build where you want and when you want to. 2. Make Sure You Have a Plan for Insulating It can get quite cold in Ontario during the winter. Make sure you […]