The History of Shipping Containers

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A lot of people are looking for new storage containers for sale these days, to use as portable office space, pop up cafe space, modular homes, or simply for personal storage solutions. The world currently has over 17 million shipping containers, with just five million of them actually in active use transporting goods around the world. We take these ubiquitous containers for granted, and everyone from entrepreneurs to homeowners to business owners wonder, “What can you build with storage containers?” Yet it was not all that long ago that there were no new storage containers for sale.

What Did We Use Before the Shipping Container?

People have been transporting goods over enormous dista