Used Shipping Containers Projects

What Can You Do With A Used Shipping Container? Storage containers are commonly used in the shipping industry for the transportation of cargo. It’s what containers are known for and is the purpose behind their creation. However, just as practical as they are in transporting goods, these steel boxes can be recycled and used in […]

Custom Elite Residential Emergency Training Facility

As written about in a past blog, Pac-Van has been working with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department in Fort Wayne Indiana to build tactical training structures for its regional training facility. Pac-Van’s Indianapolis branch has constructed a total of three structures all built using modified shipping containers. Our past blog highlighted the Residential Emergency Training […]

Allen County Sheriff’s Regional Training Facility

Pac-Van has been working closely with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department to build tactical training structures for its regional training facility located on 200 acres of land outside the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana. These structures will be constructed of shipping containers modified at our Indianapolis office. The use of shipping containers as the structural […]

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

Back To School & Holiday Retail Seasons Are Right Around The Corner. Are You Ready? Contact your local Pac-Van office location at 1-800-587-1784 to secure your 40′ container for storing back-to-school and fall/holiday season inventory. Storage containers come in all sizes and can be placed almost anywhere.  They are safe, secure, portable, and durable, and can hold A […]

History of the Shipping Container

It’s easy to take for granted the steel containers that quickly move by as we wait impatiently in our cars for a train to pass. As children you may have even made a game of it, counting the containers as fast as you could, trying not to miss a single one. It’s easy to overlook […]

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 determining shipping container placement.  They include: Accessibility Clearance […]

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 […]

Steel Containers – Not Just for Storage

If you are looking for a safe and secure storage option, look no further than a Pac-Van storage container. However, these containers aren’t only for storage. The opportunities are virtually endless. If you can dream it, Pac-Van can help make it a reality. Container modifications are just one of the many options we offer. Many […]