How to Choose a Site for a Shipping Container Placement

In our Renters Guide, we discussed many things to consider when renting or leasing our shipping and storage containers.  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 determining shipping container placement.  They include: […]

Shipping Container Dimensions & Sizes

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 dimensions?  With our modification (mod) shops around the United States, in some markets, we have the ability to build […]

INFOGRAPHIC: What Can You Fit in a 40′ Container – Summer Edition

Storage containers come in all sizes and can be placed almost anywhere.  They are safe, secure, portable, and durable, and can hold A LOT more than you would think.  Before you buy a storage container, take a look at some examples of how much you can fit in a 40′ storage container. Click to see […]

Renters Guide for Storage/Shipping Containers

So you have decided that you need to lease a storage 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 renting […]

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 industrial liquid storage tanks (beyond the oil and gas industry).  Now let’s look at some differences in our industrial liquid storage tanks.  There are two major differences […]

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

You’ve decided you need a storage container and you’ve begun doing research on types of shipping containers.  Looking at websites, you have found steel storage containers for rent.  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… […]

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 bulk liquid storage tanks.  But what kind of liquids can you store in one of our frac tanks?  Before we get there, it […]

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 an 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?  […]

Construction Trends in 2016

The United States economy continues to see an upward climb, which is continued good news for the construction industry. According to Dodge Data and Analytics, new construction starts in 2016 are expected to grow 6% over 2015, which was a good year for most sectors. Robert Murray, chief economist for Dodge Daa & Analytics, has […]