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The Suez Canal Crisis of 2021: A Case Study

The world has not even recovered from the coronavirus pandemic, yet we found ourselves stuck, or rather a gigantic container ship ran aground got stuck in the Suez Canal on 23rd March 2021. The Ever Given, a Japanese operated by... Continue Reading →

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How to prevent shipping container scams

Unfortunately, there is no sector that is 100% free from the risk of scams, including the freight transport industry. In this regard, one of the areas that generates significant concern among various logistics stakeholders involved in transporting goods from one... Continue Reading →

Buying a self storage unit shipping container: what to take into account

Although they were originally designed for transporting goods by sea, shipping containers have many other applications today. One of the most interesting is turning them into top-notch storage units. Something that, considering the unique characteristics of these containers and their... Continue Reading →

The benefits of shipping containers for car storage

It is no coincidence that the automotive industry has been using sea containers to store and transport vehicles for some time now. This is due to the multiple and important advantages that these types of containers offer for both issues.... Continue Reading →

Benefits of using containers for pharmaceutical companies

As a direct consequence of its crucial role in global healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry has been experiencing constant growth, which in turn forces it to face unique challenges in terms of logistics and warehousing. In this context, the use of... Continue Reading →

Shipping Container Weight: Everything you need to know

What might seem like a mere curiosity to those unrelated to the transportation sector is a matter of vital importance for logistics professionals. Knowing the exact weight of shipping containers is a critical necessity to ensure safety and efficiency in... Continue Reading →

What is the bullwhip effect in supply chain

The world of logistics in general and supply chain management in particular is riddled with challenges and phenomena that can impact the efficiency and profitability of companies. One of these phenomena, known as the “Bullwhip Effect,” has been capturing the... Continue Reading →

How to modify your shipping container for storage use

It's becoming more and more common to find shipping containers that have been repurposed for a very different use than originally intended. One of the most popular adaptations is using them as storage units, and it's no wonder – these... Continue Reading →

What differentiates a leading maritime logistics company from others?

Maritime logistics companies play a crucial role in global trade by driving the exchange of goods across borders, connecting markets, and fostering economic growth. However, not all maritime logistics companies are the same. Some stand out for providing basic services... Continue Reading →

Shipping containers and the oil industry

The oil industry is undeniably one of the main drivers of the global economy. Additionally, containers play a crucial role in ensuring its efficient operation. For this reason, at Boxxport, we are dedicating an entire post to exploring the benefits... Continue Reading →

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