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Some interesting experiences involving our shipping containers in Montreal

Some interesting experiences involving our shipping containers in Montreal

Over the years, our containers have been included in movie sets, within art installations, inside spas and throughout a number of large-scale events. Most recently though, we were part of a Lamborghini Montreal watch party during the Formula 1 weekend at the Montreal Grand Prix. While there is a ton of marketing value being part […]

Mistakes to avoid when building with shipping containers

Mistakes to avoid when building with shipping containers

We have discussed the use of shipping containers as the basis for building various structures on multiple occasions and our customers have shared some incredible builds with us. Some of the most creative takes included pop-up stores, homes, swimming pools, outdoor markets and more! But along with sharing the stories behind their builds, we learned […]

Special-use shipping containers: what’s new, what’s old and what’s worth mentioning again

Special-use shipping containers: what’s new, what’s old and what’s worth mentioning again

Over the years, our team has worked hard to innovate and keep up to date with the latest and greatest trends in the shipping container market. While the container industry is bound by international standards (ISO), there are some variations in our container lineup that we want to make our customers aware of. Different container […]

Shipping container scams and tips to protect yourself from online fraud

Shipping container scams and tips to protect yourself from online fraud

As you may be aware from your online research, the shipping container industry has been targeted by online sales scams. These are usually found on platforms such as Facebook, Facebook Marketplace, Kijiji, or via fake websites. This has been an ongoing issue for the last few years and has affected many legitimate shipping container companies […]

A look at container chassis and their different implications

A look at container chassis and their different implications

For our intents and purposes, we transport shipping containers on flatbed trailers. This is a simple and convenient way to deliver to customers in remote areas and it also offers flexibility in loading and unloading in designated spots. Another benefit is not having to hire a crane or forklift to unload these sea cans are […]

Home gyms, swimming pools and pop-up stores

Home gyms, swimming pools and pop-up stores

With home prices skyrocketing across the country, more and more Canadians (and also Americans) started looking for alternative building materials. Shipping containers are a popular choice for many thanks to their modular design, availability and pricing. Well, not so much anymore. The supply of shipping containers has greatly diminished since the start of the pandemic […]

The ability to repair shipping containers – what can and cannot be done

The ability to repair shipping containers – what can and cannot be done

Other than customizing shipping containers and adding on a ton of cool features such as new paint jobs, roll-up doors and insulation, our team of container modification specialists spends a lot of time fixing and repairing damaged units. Due to their variety of applications, containers can get all sorts of damages from job sites or […]

China’s Monopoly on Shipping Container Manufacturing

China’s Monopoly on Shipping Container Manufacturing

A recent article from The Load Star has brought to attention a glaring problem surrounding the world of shipping containers and chassis manufacturing. Specifically, the vast majority of shipping container and chassis production occurs exclusively in China. Recent constraints on the supply of containers and chassis in the Western world has made it noticeable that […]

Getting ready for spring – shipping container tips

Getting ready for spring – shipping container tips

With spring fast approaching, we’ve got a couple of tips on how to best prepare your shipping container for the weather change. This includes some tips on how to arrange your winter lease return and also how to convert your winter container for potential summer uses. WINTER RETURNS In order to return your winter rental, […]