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Rural Crime

Rural Crime is a huge problem for farmers, villages, rural retailers and businesses. One of the UK’s leading rural insurers, NFU Mutual, prepared an annual survey of claims experiences within their offices all over the UK. NFU’s findings include: Rural crime theft cost was approx. £42.3m in the UK during 2012 Yorkshire, Essex, Lincolnshire and Kent are the worst-affected counties for rural crime 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 an 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or 40ft steel shipping container which is perfect as a secure storage…

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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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Schools Colleges and Universities

Billie Box knows that many industries require their products and services. One in particular is schools. With the number of burglaries on the rise and the schools colleges and universities not being attended during the evenings and weekends, there is more and more need for secure storage. Our shipping containers are perfect for static storage and are a ‘Must have’ for a school, college or university. Jane Billing, only the other day, spoke to a headmaster of a school in Kent. The headmaster was reluctant to have a shipping container for storage, as he had his existing containers broken into…

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Billie Box delivers Nationwide

Billie Box has a number of container depots nationwide and they can deliver steel shipping containers or storage containers to many locations around the UK. Get an instant container quote. Name * Phone No * Email * Delivery Postcode * Comments (size & type, how many units & new or used required?) If you are human, leave this field blank. Our container depots are positioned at the following locations: Felixstowe, Suffolk Grays, Essex Southampton, Hampshire Birmingham, W. Midlands Leeds Liverpool We try to keep stocks of the many different shipping containers in all these locations; however, it is always…

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Jane Billing – the Expert in Shipping and Storage Containers

Jane Billing, Billie Box owner, Container Sales, Container hire,

Jane is our resident expert in shipping containers. She has been working in the shipping container industry for 35 years both for other employers and for herself. Jane worked for ‘Container survey services’ (contractor for Unicon International UK office, where they surveyed containers for shipping purposes) from 1986 until 2000 as a ‘data processing clerk’ initially which led to an office management role. Jane was dealing with shipping lines, container leasing companies and container depots all over the UK. In 2000 she became director and joint owner of a shipping container resale and leasing company for 9 years and…

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