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History of the Panama Canal

Do you own a Toyota? Is your TV a Samsung? Look around your house and ask yourself how many things you own that were made in another country. As consumers, we enjoy the convenience of global trade, but have you ever thought about how it all gets to the store?…

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Should I Buy My Storage Container?

Each day, you make important business decisions. Maybe you have a product line expansion in progress or a new marketing strategy ahead. Because your attention can only be on one thing at a time, you may rush into storage and shipping options without a lot of forethought. When it comes…

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You Need a Ventilated Unit If You Store Any of These 10 Items

Storage units are more than just enormous metal crates. These shipping and storage containers come equipped with the attachments and specifications needed to safely transport goods worldwide. To make these shipping containers even more versatile, many suppliers offer customizations—from internal heating and cooling systems to fully functioning windows. Ventilation is…

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Looking Into International Shipping? 5 Things You Should Know

As your retail business expands, perhaps you’ve decided it’s time to ship your goods across the border. You may even be considering international options beyond North America. Even if your business is ready to make the leap from domestic shipping to international shipping, you can still benefit from a few…

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: The Rise of Shipping Transportation

When pioneers trudged along the Oregon Trail, they planned to travel for about six months. They walked with their handcarts or guided their oxen westward, toward gold, adventure, and better lives—all as they wore out their shoes and grappled with harsh weather. While it took nearly 180 days for the…

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Commercial Items You Shouldn’t Put in a Storage Container

You recently bought a storage container so your company could have a little extra space. But now you look around the office, and you don’t know which items you should store. You have files full of documents, and you have those spare chairs sitting in that back room. What you…

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Container Ships: Insanely Massive and Surprisingly Interesting

Most people in the United States drive cars that were built in other countries. You see them on the road every day, but have you ever thought about how all those Hondas and Mazdas made their way to America? Foreign cars, along with billions of other products made overseas, are…

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Think Inside the Box: Creative Uses for Shipping Containers

Our modern global economy often requires that goods manufactured in one country make a trip around the world. To enable this transportation of goods, more than 17 million shipping containers exist today. That’s a lot of steel! You may have wondered what happens to all those storage containers once they…

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Arizona Storage Rental Inc. Receives 2012 Phoenix Award

Arizona Storage Rental Inc has been selected for the 2012 Phoenix Award in the Household & Commercial Full Service Storage Category by the Phoenix Award Program. Each year, the phoenix Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These…

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Ocean Freight Containers – The most important invention of all time?

The Ocean Freight Container is a huge component of international trade, and has been an extremely important aspect of how cargo transportation has taken shape through the years.  In the most recent decade, the volume of global ocean going cargo reached more than 8 billion tons.  This fact, coupled with…

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