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Business Crimes in the UK

We all know that Business Crimes exist, but do you know how many businesses are actually affected every year? Well this infographic offers an insight to how many business crimes occurred during 2014. Infographic taken from https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/crime-against-business-findings-from-the-2014-commercial-victimisation-survey This shows that wholesale, retail, accommodation, food outlets, agriculture, forestry and fishing businesses need Secure storage containers, just like the ones we sell and hire. The more your stock and belongings are locked up, the more likely you will not become part of these statistics. Business crimes can be reduced, by taking the correct measurements in order to deter those criminals. Call us today for more…

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Customer Service

Billie Box pride themselves on their Customer Service. In order to achieve this they keep their customers informed at all stages of the sales process. From the information given by Jane Billing our expert about the condition of the container, the delivery details and container care, processing the orders in a timely fashion and organizing the delivery without delay. This means that Billie Box’s customers know exactly where they stand at all times of the experience. We all lead busy lives and Billie Box’s customers are no exception. Billie Box wants to make their customer’s lives easier and the way they do…

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Suffolk Show 2015

We are booked into the Suffolk Show 2015 why not come along and visit our stand. Number: 47 Dates: 27th and 28th May 2015 Book your tickets here! We are proudly showing a 10ft Chemical Storage container for the Farmers and a 20ft shipping container for farm and many other industrial uses. Billie Box has been showing at the Suffolk for the last 2 years, so this will be our 3rd appearance. We have moved to a different area within the ground. we are lucky enough to secure a pitch in the ‘Agriculture’ area, so we are looking forward to meeting the…

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24/7 Storage

We offer 24/7 Site storage by way of a shipping container delivered to your site. We all know that theft is on the increase and that we need to lock up our belongings, but maybe some of us don’t know how to do this, securely.  We all secure our house to protect our possessions against unwanted visitors, but what about the products, stock or valuables stored outside of our four walls? Business crime is particularly rife, as often businesses are left unattended during the evenings and weekends, making the business more vunerable. Billie Box has a solution…. We offer…

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London to Paris Cycle Ride for St Elizabeth Hospice

Update 21-Sep-15 Well we have cycled from London to Paris and raised over £8,200 for the St. Elizabeth Hospice. The weather was gruelling and the hills were certainly a lot bigger than the Suffolk undulations. Exhausted now, but elated that we have done it. Click here to support:   *** In keeping with Jane Billing’s tireless fundraising for many charities, Jane has now signed up to do the London to Paris Cycle Ride for the St. Elizabeth Hospice in September 2015. Also known as the #HospiceTeam100   Gillian Boyle (Artist and Jane’s sister in law) and Jane have agreed to…

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Shipping Containers are converted into Chemical stores

Billie Box recycles shipping containers into Chemical stores or Chemical Storage containers by using the HSE and BASIS criteria. Perfect for Agricultural Storage. BASIS is an independent organisation set up at the suggestion of the UK government in 1978 to establish and assess standards in the pesticide industry relating to storage, transportation and competence of staff. BASIS is an industry self-regulated scheme in line with government de-regulation policy. BASIS is now a registered charity. The Basic criteria for all chemical stores These are stipulated in the code of practice for suppliers of pesticides to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry (The Yellow code).…

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Ball raised £4,600

The Billie Box Ball Raises £4,599.30 for Cancer Campaign in Suffolk Local business owner, Jane Billing of Billie Box Ltd, organised her first charity ball this year in aid of Cancer Campaign in Suffolk. Held on 3rd May 2014 at Seckford Hall in Woodbridge, the gala evening raised £2,299.65, which was then match funded by Basepoint Ipswich. The backdrop of Seckford Hall gave the evening a touch of class with guests enjoying a glass of Bucks Fizz on the terrace upon arrival.  A sumptuous three-course dinner followed during which guests were enthralled by the sleight of hand of a…

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Rural Crime

Rural Crime is a huge problem to farmers, villages, rural retailers and businesses. One of the UK’s leading rural insurer NFU Mutual prepared an annual survey of claims experiences within their offices all over the UK.   NFU’s findings include:   Rural crime theft cost is approx.. £42.3m in the UK during 2012 Yorkshire, Essex, Lincolnshire and Kent are the worst rural crime counties Tools, quad bikes and fuel are the most targeted items according to the survey   Source data: http://www.nfumutual.co.uk/farming/initiatives/rural-crime/   Billie Box can offer you a 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or 40ft steel shipping container which is perfect as a…

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Storage Containers in a room

A couple of weeks ago, we had an enquiry from a company in North London that had been burgled a number of times. They were hooked up directly to the police station and still the police didn’t turn up for 45 minutes. The equipment they were storing is extremely high value and really difficult to replace. So when they called us to say they needed 3 x 8ft storage containers and then requested them to be placed inside a building, we had to put our ‘thinking caps’ on. Firstly, we spoke to our transport company to see if they…

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Charity Sailing Club

A few weeks ago, Jane’s boyfriend (Matt) went sailing at ‘Alton Water’ and whilst he was there he spoke to them about Billie Box’s products and services. They didn’t need any more containers, however they did say that they thought the Woolverstone Project were looking to buy a shipping container for storage. Woolverstone Project has been offering sailing and sailing lessons for the disabled for 20 years at Alton Water and during the summer months at Woolverstone sailing club on the River Orwell. The RYA Sailability, the Royal Harwich Yacht Club, the Royal Hospital School and Rotary sponsor the…

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