Are you planning to buy used shipping containers for a mobile office or another purpose? If you’re not sure if you want to purchase one or more of these containers as an alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar or wooden structures, chances are that there may be a few things you didn’t know about storage containers.
First of all, there are currently about 17 million shipping containers located throughout the world. Just six million of these are being used, however. This means that there are 11 million steel shipping containers available that can be modified for homes, office spaces, workstations, and shops. To provide you with an idea of how much these shipping containers can hold, a standard TEU container is able to hold about 3,500 shoe boxes. The larger 40-foot high cube, however, is a