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Container Scam Alert

Container Scam Alert

Be aware! Scammers are duping customers by posting as legitimate shipping container rental and sales companies. Many consumers were promised steel containers, paid for them, and are now out thousands of dollars (not the way you want to start the new year).     What’s...

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Types of Shipping Containers (One-Trips, CW, A, B, C Grades)

Types of Shipping Containers (One-Trips, CW, A, B, C Grades)

As with any structure, the conditions of a shipping container change throughout its lifecycle. These cargo containers can spend years traveling ocean shipping lanes and will see wear and tear naturally. While there is not a universal grading system for the condition...

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Massive Cargo Container Loss off the Coast of Japan

Massive Cargo Container Loss off the Coast of Japan

It’s one of the single worst cases of container losses on record.   Just when we thought the container shortage of 2020 couldn’t get any worse, there was a massive cargo container loss of nearly 1,900 of them (full of goods) off the coast of Japan. Losing billions of...

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Why Do Shipping Containers Have Dings & Dents?

Why Do Shipping Containers Have Dings & Dents?

We call it character...While many of A American’s containers are in near perfect condition, we also offer a wide variety of used units. Our used containers come in a range of appearances (called grades), but our dedicated team of cargo rental agents take care to...

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How to Lease a Shipping Container

How to Lease a Shipping Container

At 20-foot and 40-foot lengths, shipping containers formerly used to ship goods by land or sea can be repurposed for “out-of-the-box” purposes such as retail storage, equipment storage, and when bought and modified ground-level offices and the list goes on!  Many...

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Industry Update: Shipping Container Shortages

Industry Update: Shipping Container Shortages

The current container shortage in the logistic industry impacts manufacturers, retail businesses, and trading companies worldwide. When shipping transportation slows down it creates a problem for supply chains and getting goods into the hands of consumers. Plus in our...

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Unique Uses: Shipping Containers for Retail Stores

Unique Uses: Shipping Containers for Retail Stores

At A American, we like helping clients think outside the box. Our durable containers are used for all types of workspaces, but one of our top unique possibilities with a shipping container rental is seasonal storage for retail stores. Pop your excess inventory into a...

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