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Condensation in Shipping containers

Here are some solutions for condensation in shipping containers and storage containers. Click the button below to purchase absorpoles Remember you will need 4 for a 20ft or 6 for a 40ft container What is condensation? 2 Definitions of Condensation: Atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold The process of changing from a gas to a liquid or solid state. Condensation in Shipping Containers Condensation can occur within 8ft, 10ft, 20ft and 40ft shipping containers, but it occurs mainly on the roof interior and top 6 inches of the interior side-walls. The moisture can generally be from storing…

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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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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. If you are human, leave this field blank. Name * Phone No * Email * Delivery Postcode * Comments (size & type, how many units & new or used required?)   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…

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How a shipping containers and delivery price is calculated.

On a regular basis we, at Billie Box, receive a phone call or email looking for inexpensive shipping containers and stating something similar to these phrases: “I can see shipping containers stacked three high for miles, with all this surplus I should be able to find shipping containers for a cheap price!”  “Why is the delivery cost so high?”  “What can you do on the price? So and so down the road is offering a cheaper price” Many of the shipping containers that can be seen in depots and dock terminals are either en route to their final destination,…

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Lock up your valuables

We all know that theft is on the increase and that you need to lock up your valuables, but maybe some of us don’t know how to do this, securely.  We all secure our house to protect our possessions but what about the products, stock or valuables stored outside of our four walls? Jane Billing of Billie Box might just have the solution…. Jane offers many sizes of secure steel shipping containers for storage, delivered to your door on a sale basis. Sizes range from 8ft, 10ft, 20ft and 40ft long. The shipping containers are manufactured from corten steel (high tensile…

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Jane Billing the Expert in Shipping and Storage containers

Jane Billing is our resident expert in Shipping containers. She has been working in the ‘Shipping container’ industry for 30 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 she sold her…

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Facts about Shipping containers

Shipping containers have affected our daily lives for many years, but what do you really know about them? Shipping containers carry a large percentage of the goods that impact our daily lives, and many people work with them (both directly and indirectly) in business. Since many people don’t think about containers on a regular basis, we thought you might like to hear a few facts about shipping containers. 1. The inventor of the shipping container was Malcolm McLean (1913-2001). In 1956 he created the metal shipping container to replace the old style “break bulk” method of goods handling. Later…

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