Rebuilding After Disaster

After a natural disaster, rapid response is crucial to bringing relief into an affected community. Continued support is needed to get the community back on its feet. Whether it’s organizing and distributing relief resources, providing temporary housing, or offering transitional offices to businesses, organizations must quickly come together for effective relief and recovery. Pac-Van is […]

How to Choose a Site for a Shipping Container

In our Renters Guide, we discussed many things to consider when renting or leasing a storage/shipping container.  Once you’ve made the decision that you need a shipping container, you will need to figure out where to place it.   There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a site.  They include: Accessibility Clearance Grade/Surface […]

Shipping Container Sizes & Dimensions

Shipping containers come in many different sizes.  All of our locations carry our standard 40 foot shipping containers and our 20 foot shipping containers.  However, we have access to other unique lengths.  What are these other shipping container sizes?  With our modification (mod) shops around the United States, in some markets, we have the ability […]

Renters Guide for Storage/Shipping Containers

So you have decided you that you need to lease a storage/shipping container.  Many questions are probably arising… How much does a shipping container cost?  Where can you rent a shipping container?  How do you lease a shipping container?  How big are shipping containers?  Where can I find the best shipping container prices?  As when […]

Bulk Liquid Storage Tanks – What’s the difference?

Bulk liquid storage tanks are able to handle various types of liquids in most any situation.  We’ve covered it here and we’ve also covered which industries utilize our liquid storage tanks (beyond the oil and gas industry).  Now let’s look at some differences in our tanks.  There are two major differences in our standard 21,000 […]

Storage Container, Shipping Container, Cargo Container, Conex Box… What’s the Difference?

You’ve decided you need a storage container and you’ve begun doing research.  Looking at websites, you have found steel storage containers for sale.  You’ve also found shipping containers for sale.  On top of all of that, you’ve found cargo containers, conex boxes (or connex boxes), seacans, ISO containers, ocean containers… the list goes on and […]

What Can Be Stored in a Bulk Liquid Storage Tank?

Recently, we wrote a blog titled Using a Pac-Van Tank for Your Bulk Liquid Storage Needs.  It covered the various industries we work with and how these market sectors use our portable tanks.  But what kind of liquids can you store in one of our frac tanks?  Before we get there, it is important to […]

A Day in the Life of a Pac-Van Driver

An unsung hero is someone who makes a substantial but rarely recognized contribution to a project, event, process, or in Pac-Van’s case, the fulfillment of order.  Sure Pac-Van has mobile offices and storage containers for sale or rent, but have you ever thought about how your unit goes from our yard to your location?  To […]