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1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #180 Active Marketing!

Go-Pro Shipping Container Marketing Campaign in Val Thorens, France. Spotted in Val Thorens, part of the 3 valleys Ski resort in France, Go pro are using this 20ft side opening shipping container for an on piste marketing suite and dare we say it 'chill out zone' This 20ft wide opening shipping container can easy be closed and locked up overnight, keeping the bean bangs and other gear safe and dry. The doors are then fully [...]

Brexit Uncertainty in the Shipping Container Market

With Brexit date fast approaching, there is some reasonable uncertainty in the shipping container marketplace. Customers want to know if its a good time to buy now or weather to delay their purchase until after brexit. In this guide we aim to inform our customers of the challenges and risks the industry faces, and the potential risks to shipping container prices. Unfortunately without a firm plan, the majority of business are following a reactionary plan, [...]

Shipping Container Clearance offers in the Midlands, Spring 2019

Clearance deals on quality shipping containers in the Midlands Its spring and we want a clear out of some of our stock in our Birmingham depots, Here are a few unbeatable offers and deals on stocks we have available for sale from our Birmingham depots now. Stock and offers are limited so please contact us if you are interested in any of these offers and we can get a firm quote sent over with delivery [...]

COSHH Stores

For chemicals, hazardous liquids and flammable liquids the COSHH stores we produce from shipping containers are the ideal solution for your on-site storage requirements. There is a requirement to store all hazardous substances such as oils, chemicals, flammables, pesticides and fertilisers in such a way as to avoid accidental spillage in to the environment. A most cost-effective solution for the storage of hazardous materials in in a COSHH store made from shipping containers. Our COSHH [...]

Budget Shipping Containers Christmas/New Year opening hours

We will be closed from Friday December 21st 2018 reopening on Wednesday January 2nd 2019. We will be running a skeleton team on Christmas Eve, December 27, 28 and 31 who will be able to assist with enquiries although we may not be in a position to provide a full quotation as most of the depots and haulier’s we work with will be closed from December 21st through January 2nd.   December 01st to 21st open as [...]

Cargo Doors on Refurbished Shipping Containers

When you order a refurbished container from us, it is possible to have the container supplied with the original cargo doors, providing we have spare doors in stock or are processing a container to produce refurbished units that only need flat panel doors. If you do specify a container with cargo doors, please note that these may come with 3 or 4 locking rods depending on the manufacturer. Some range of one trip (new) container [...]

Flat Panel Doors on Refurbished Shipping Containers

This guide is intended to give the user as much detail as possible on the spec for our flat panel or easy open container door option - a regular option on our refurbished container range. Typically, we install a set of our flat panel doors when we produce refurbished shipping containers unless you specifically ask for the original cargo doors with your container. These are usually cheaper and easier to operate and the steel we [...]

Shipping industry to use low-sulphur fuels by 2020

The International Maritime Organisation’s new ruling on the use of low-sulphur fuels comes in to force on January 2, 2020. This new ruling reduces the sulphur content of marine fuel to 0.5% mass by mass (m/m), down from the current 3.5% m/m. The full press briefing on this can be read on the International Maritime Organization's website. The new ruling is meant to reduce pollution and protect the environment in shipping lanes by reducing sulphur [...]

Call us for nationwide containers for shipping and storage use

Nationwide Containers in the UK From our network of nationwide container depots, we deliver shipping containers direct to you. Budget Shipping Containers has an excellent track record for providing customers with a full range of shipping containers spanning new, used and refurbished shipping containers. In addition, to standard shipping containers, through our network of nationwide container depots, we can covert containers to meet your exacting requirements including chemical stores, site offices, welfare units and so [...]

Shipping Container Scams

We’ve been made aware of scammers selling shipping containers to unwitting customers. As of October 2018 these scams are currently active in the UK. We’ve been alerted to this by other container traders and unfortunately by customers who have fallen prey to these scammers. Unlike the various Ponzi schemes such as that operated by the Hong Kong-registered company Pacific Tycoon, as reported in the Australian magazine Money Magazine, this latest scam is targeted solely at [...]