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40’ Open Top Conex Box Easy for Forklift Access

A 40’ Open Top Conex Box makes it easy for forklift access. It is 12 metres in length, and have double doors at one end of the container, giving you a 2.4 metre access for storing your product. If you have an item that is of an...

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40’ Flat Rack Intermodal Containers

40’ Flat rack intermodal containers are 12 metres in length, however don’t have any side walls or a roof. These containers are specialised units with fixed end walls, collapsible end walls or removed end walls. Port Containers offer 40’ Flat racks brand new and second...

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Flat Rack Intermodal Container

Flat Rack Intermodal containers are available in 20 feet, or 40 feet and manufactured from steel. These units have very high loading rates, and mainly used for machinery transport interstate, local, or overseas. A flat rack intermodal container can have timber flooring or steel flooring, either...

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This One Simple Item Could Have Radically Changed History As We Know It

I am an avid fan of looking at historical events and wondering about how vastly different things may have turned out if it wasn't for this or that or another reason. What if Lincoln's assailant had forgot to put a bullet in his Philadelphia Deringer, or...

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Celebrating 145 Years of the Suez Canal in Egypt

Historically, Egypt has been in the supply chain business for a very long time, and modern shipping methods still rely on its Suez Canal. [caption id="attachment_618" align="alignnone" width="576"] image from:http://www.thenational.ae/[/caption] The Suez Canal is the first canal to link together the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea,...

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Creative Ways to Grow an Economy with Shipping Containers

If there's one thing every human being has in common, it is that every one of all 7+ billion of us Earthlings are connected by the supply chain. Virtually every good or service that is part of our day, many of the buildings we walk...

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Saving Money on Transporting Shipping Containers

Saving money on transporting shipping containers can be challenging. When you need to move freight across the world, it’s easy to add to your bill. There is labor to move the merchandise, fuel costs for shipping, plus a ton of work on the logistics side....

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Shipping Container Types

There are various shipping container types that carry different benefits for the manufacturer. Freight is carried by truck, train or boat all over the world, but the needs of every shipment are different. Below are the main shipping container types that manufacturers use to ship...

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How Shipping Containers Improve Healthcare in Developing Countries

There is a lot of work being done in developing countries with the goal of bringing healthcare to the masses. Reaching people in remote villages can be a difficult prospect, not just in funding but in access as well. However, portable shipping containers are finding new...

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Portable Buildings From Shipping Containers

Portable buildings from shipping containers is seeing wide deployment. As resources become more and more scarce across the world, engineers and legislators are looking for more methods to create affordable housing that can fit families. Especially in remote parts of the world, where materials may be...

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