A&M Container Blog

Why Use a Data Center Shipping Container?

Today’s ever-evolving digital world is requiring that many businesses store their computers and other sensitive electronics in dedicated spaces such as server rooms or data centers. This can get expensive and inconvenient for businesses that would benefit from having on-site date center facilities of their own. No matter what industry you’re in, you can purchase …

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Should You Choose a Shipping Container or a Metal Shed?

If you need extra storage on your residential property, your first thought is to buy a shed, right? But what if you considered a shipping container instead? Such containers are often more durable, longer lasting and versatile than simple sheds. That said, they each have their benefits and drawbacks. Pros and Cons of Shipping Containers …

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The Many Uses of Open Top Shipping Containers

When shopping around for shipping containers, you will likely come across a multitude of options to choose from in regards to the composition of the unit. One of those things is the choice between an open top container and closed top container. Open top containers are just what they sound like — steel boxes with …

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How Do They Lift Shipping Containers Safely?

Safe shipping container handling is one of the most important stages in the life cycle of these units. It will set the stage for the life span of the unit, as well as its durability and aesthetics. While technology and automation have certainly come a long way in helping solve problems related to shipping container …

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Painting a Rusty Shipping Container

Due to their durability and affordability, used shipping containers are a good investment when it comes to storage. But when you buy a used container, there’s a good chance it’s been in use on the high seas for many years, so it’s common to see sections of rust, some dents and other minor forms of …

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Cool Custom Container Applications

Shipping containers have so many more uses than cargo transportation. Because A&M Container Sales has been around for so long, we’ve seen some pretty cool things that people do with shipping containers. With so many innovative client visions out there, it’s easy to see how you can modify your container to result in a memorable …

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Severe Weather vs. Shipping Containers: How They Hold Up

From heavy rains and strong winds to extreme heat and cold, shipping containers are designed to withstand a variety of weather conditions. You never know what you’ll get at sea, or even in your own backyard, so it’s important to know how your chosen container will fare in various weather conditions. When shipping containers are …

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Your Guide to the Shipping Container Manufacturing Process

As you know, international trading is a very important part of the global economy. Not only do you need sturdy and durable shipping containers to transport goods of all kinds, you need those containers backed by comprehensive logistics measures to ensure safety and to ensure the goods get where they need to be on time. …

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Top 5 Shipping Container Locks

Just like you would not leave your home for work without locking the front door, you shouldn’t leave your storage container unlocked in the backyard. While it’s not likely that a burglar will attempt to get inside your container to steal the goods contained therein, you don’t want to take that chance, do you? A …

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18056 S. I-12 Service Rd.
Ponchatoula, LA 70454

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18056 S. I-12 Servie Road
Ponchatoula, La 70454

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Mandeville, La 70470

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