Category Archives: Shipping Containers For Sale

Shipping Container Storage Common Questions

20 foot shipping container

Shipping Container Storage Questions & Answers Are you searching for answers to your questions about buying a used shipping container for storage? ConexDepot Blog has assembled some of the most common questions that our customers ask about shipping container storage and shipping container businesses. This week we answer your questions on the sizes of shipping […]

Shipping Container Shortage In 2023

The last several years have seen shortages in the availability of shipping containers in the United States. The majority of these shipping containers come from China, and so we look to China to understand the reasons for the shipping container shortages. Some industry professionals pose questions asking if part of the reason is that American […]

Best Shipping Container Refurbishing Ideas

Best Shipping Container Refurbishing Ideas After you have bought a used shipping container for home or business use, what are the next steps before you start using your container? If you have purchased an older sea container with many years of service, you probably want to spend some time refurbishing the container to ensure that […]

Top 5 World’s Largest Container Shipping Companies

Most of the goods that we use in our everyday lives – like the very smartphone you are using to read this article – were manufactured in another country, loaded into a Conex shipping container, and shipped across the ocean on a massive container ship and unloaded at a shipping container port near your city. […]

Top Mistakes In Buying A Shipping Container

You have made the decision to join the thousands of Americans who have bought a used shipping container for their business idea, building project, or home storage. Before you pull out your credit card and buy your container, have a read of the most common mistakes people make when buying a shipping container. Paying attention […]

First Timers Guide To Buying A Used Shipping Container

So you are thinking about buying a new or used shipping container? Not sure where to start and have some questions? This article is for you. We don’t assume that you know the difference between a One Trip and and a cargo worthy used shipping container or have any idea of how much you should […]

How to Maintain a Shipping Container

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How to Maintain a Shipping Container So you bought your own shipping container and are using it for storage. One of your first questions now that you are the proud owner of a Conex container is “What do I need to do to take care of and maintain my shipping container?” The good news is […]

Storage Shed VS Shipping Container. Which is better for storage?

shipping container storage shed

Storage Shed VS Shipping Container. Which is better for storage? If you need home or small business storage, which is your best option? To build a shed or small barn on your property or buy a used shipping container? In this article, we will go through the pros and cons of each option and see […]

Global Shipping Container Shortage

China container shipping port

Global Shipping Container Shortage At the time of this blog post, there is a shortage of shipping containers worldwide, which has contributed to prices rising and availability falling. Measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 all over the world have caused massive disruptions in normal international trade, creating delays and causing to freight (largely comprised […]

America’s Top 10 Uses for Shipping Containers

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America’s Top 10 Uses for Shipping Containers If you buy a shipping container, what interesting uses can you find for it? Designed to be stacked on cargo ships, shipping containers are built to be weatherproof and last for years of transoceanic trips. The most common sizes of intermodal containers are 20 foot and 40 foot […]