Deciding Whether to Buy or Rent a Shipping Container

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Shipping or portable storage containers are indispensable in today’s global trade. Moreover, they have gone beyond their original purpose and now are also used as alternate storage facilities, restaurants, offices, and even homes, among other uses. They come in different sizes and with different specifications, adapting to all users’ particular needs.  Since they can be rented or bought, it’s common that most people ask what the best option for them…

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Understanding Shipping Containers Grades

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One Trip Containers Nearly new, in top condition, having made only one trip from China. These are the best available! Second hand or used shipping storage containers for sale are a great option for those who don’t need a brand new container. Their price is considerably lower and they can be adapted to fulfill, virtually, any purpose. There is a vast variety of these containers, differing in size, shape, age, aesthetic conditions…

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How to Correctly Load a Reefer Container

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As we had mentioned in a previous article, “Reefer Containers: An Overview”, refrigerated containers are ideal for shipping or storing perishable products that need to be kept at a certain temperature so that they don’t go bad. Although reefer containers work wonders, there are some fundamental steps that must be followed to avoid problems or damages to the load. By following these instructions, the goods being shipped or stored will…

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Reefer Containers: An Overview

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Refrigerated containers, also known as reefer containers, are the perfect type of containers to provide an optimal temperature and humidity control. Reefer containers are ideal for transporting and storing perishable products, thanks to the air flow.  They are perfect for providing your business with an effective and trustworthy solution. At Great Lakes Kwik Space, the leading storage containers for sale and for rent in Chicagoland, we’ve prepared this summary to…

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How Businesses Can Be Set Anywhere with Portable Storage Containers

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One of the innumerable benefits that portable storage containers offer is that they allow business owners to set their businesses anywhere. Although it may not always be a necessity, the truth is that, sometimes, business owners miss out on opportunities to promote and grow their businesses because they don’t have the infrastructure to set a temporary location. With Great Lakes Kwik Space’s portable storage containers, any company can increase and…

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6 Terms Everyone in the Shipping Industry Must Know

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All major industries have a jargon, and the shipping industry is no exception. Whether you are new to the industry or have been in it for a long time, it is paramount to know this vocabulary. Otherwise, it will be difficult to get around and thrive in the industry. At Great Lakes Kwik Space, the leading shipping storage containers company in Chicagoland, we have prepared a glossary with some of…

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The Vocab You Should Know If You Want To Buy Or Rent A Portable Storage Or Shipping Container

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For anyone who does not have years of experience dealing with shipping and storage containers for sale and for rent in Chicagoland, which, presumably is most people, these are the bare basics that you need to know. Firstly, there’s ocean cargo. This is the standard that you always see at the docks. All Great Lakes Kwik Space containers are former or current ocean going containers. The other kind of container…

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7 Interesting Facts About Great Lakes Kwik Space: The Most Reliable Portable Storage Containers Company In Chicagoland

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Great Lakes Kwik Space is the leading portable storage containers Chicago and Chicagoland company. We offer containers for rent and for sale all throughout the Chicagoland area and in parts of Wisconsin. Here are some interesting facts about our company that you may fine useful. Our Containers Are New And Ready For You The bulk of our shipping and storage trailers and containers are no more than two to three…

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GLKS’s Portable Storage Containers As Modular Classrooms Are The Answer To Your Problems

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As the school you represent transforms itself into something greater, bigger, and better, with more resources and bigger classrooms, there still remains that in between time. Construction is a pain. It’s loud, expensive, and cumbersome. And to top it all off, finding a place to hold class in the meantime poses its own problems. But with Great Lakes Kwik Space’s portable storage containers Chicago and Chicagoland services, you can knock…

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How Our Storage Container Rentals Can Save Your School’s Budget

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August is more than half over, which means September is quickly approaching. That also means that summer is nearing its final days and school is just around the corner. As an administrator, it’s time to start thinking about expenses again. One of the most effective ways to keep your school’s budget under control is through top of the line portable storage containers Chicago and Chicagoland rental services from Great Lakes…

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