Storage containers (also known as freight containers, ISO containers, intermodal containers, shipping containers, high-cube containers, portable storage units, conex boxes or sea cans), are industrial-grade steel containers that provide temporary storage space for both commercial and residential needs.
While shipping containers are generally very convenient and affordable, there’s a variety to choose from, so it’s important to know your budget before shopping! Our cost checklist will help you sort through the important factors determining your container’s overall price, such as:
- Age and condition
- Renting vs. buying
- Add-on features
- Delivery charges
- Seasonal changes
Businesses of all types and sizes are starting to look into shipping containers to house their business operations in order to cut costs, utilize portability, scale up or down easily, and customize the space to fit their needs.
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Shopping for shipping container rentals can be confusing. Our comprehensive Renter's Guide will help you buy smart and save money.
Shopping for shipping containers can be confusing. Our comprehensive Buyer's Guide will help you buy smart and save money.