HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR SHIPPING CONTAINER THE KONMARI WAY

Those familiar with Marie Kondo know that her rise to fame in recent years is due to her ability to tidy up meticulously and teaching others to do the same. Her official title is that of organizing consultant, but she also occupies her time writing books and starring in her own show to help teach […]

SPRING SHIPPING CONTAINER RENTAL APPLICATIONS

With winter finally easing up on us, a lot of our clients are putting away their winter essentials and are gearing up for spring. To help them secure their belongings, we stocked up on 10ft, 20ft and 40ft ATS rental containers. 20ft and 40ft storage containers are available in all of our locations across Alberta, […]

20FT AND 40FT SHIPPING CONTAINER ANATOMY

Shipping containers were originally created with one purpose in mind, to securely transport goods worldwide. With such an important role in the transport of goods, a lot of thought went into the design of these relatively simple looking steel boxes. There are a lot of CORTEN steel components but also lot of trim pieces which […]

SHIPPING CONTAINER MODIFICATION TOOLS

Working with shipping containers, there is no doubt that we require big tools to get the job done. While we do use smaller household tools like wrenches, screwdrivers and pliers, the most interesting and useful tools will appear in a short list below. – Let’s start with some of the larger pieces of equipment that […]

PONT CHAMPLAIN, MONTREAL, QUEBEC

As many local residents know, the existing Champlain Bridge in Montreal is being torn down and a new cable bridge is being built in its place. The bridge is a critical connection between the island of Montreal and the rest of the province. Sitting at almost 3.5km long, this bridge has become an iconic part […]

BIG MACHINES: SHIPPING CONTAINER HANDLER

Every day, we move hundreds of containers in and out of our yards. We watch them come in, we unload them and then load them again later for transport to a happy customer. As you can probably imagine, these containers are not light, a standard 20ft container weights about 4,800lbs and the 40ft high cubes […]