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Coronavirus and the Container Industry

20ft new Shipping container

Corona virus is affecting the UK in many ways.  The market for shipping containers is not immune to the effect Corona is having on the country. If you have read our article about buying new containers, you will know that our new containers are manufactured in China. The Coronavirus was originally discovered in China in January 2020. In February 2020 there were around 800,000 shipping containers sitting on Shanghai quay waiting to be loaded onto the ships. Due to the lack of workforce in Shanghai the ship loading has been severely delayed.  This significant downturn has resulted a much…

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Art at the Ferry 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club has postponed this event until 2nd and 3rd April 2021. Watch this space for updates. Billie Box will be sponsoring the 3rd Art at the Ferry in 2020. The event in 2019 was such a success, Jane Billing from Billie Box felt that sponsoring again would be such a great event to put Billie Box’s name to. Art at the Ferry is an annual event held at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club, Felixstowe Ferry, Suffolk, IP11 9RZ and will be a 2 day event in 2020. The dates are Friday, 10th April…

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Afternoon Tea 2019

Billie Box Afternoon Tea for Myeloma UK

Billie Box is holding an Afternoon Tea in aid of Myeloma UK on Saturday, 7th September 2019 between 2 and 5pm at the Longshed, Woodbridge, IP12 1FP. Billie Box has been fundraising over the last 7 years and has raised over £24,000 for many different charities. Cancer campaign in Suffolk, Papworth Trust, Age UK Suffolk, St. Elizabeth Hospice, Centrepoint and Families in Need to name a few. This year Billie Box’s chosen charity is Myeloma UK. Myeloma is a Blood cancer which can affect around 17,500 people around the UK at one time. This charity supports those living with…

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Art at the Ferry 2019

Billie Box sponsoring, art at the ferry, art, artists,

Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club is hosting their second “Art at the Ferry” on Saturday, 20th April 2019 (Easter Saturday).  2018 was such a success the club thought they would do it again. There will be a number of local Artists showing their individual work, with exhibitors both selling and taking commissions. The event runs from 10am to 4pm at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing club, Felixstowe Ferry, IP11 9RZ There will be tea and coffee with sausage rolls and scones available from 10am with the Bar and Galley opening at Midday. There will be the Easter bunny draw for the children…

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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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