Boxpert Blog

How to Create Restaurant Storerooms with Conex Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Aug 23, 2018

Inventory management is an unsung but critical part of running restaurants and cafeterias. To quickly add space for non-refrigerated ingredients like canned goods, more and more businesses are turning conex containers into restaurant storerooms.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Commercial Construction, Climate Control

Rocket Electrics Launches Container-Based E-Bike Location, Austin TX

Posted by Paige Welsh on May 30, 2018


On a sunny Friday afternoon, Rocket Electrics cut the ribbon and opened an auxiliary location Austin’s Mueller community for their e-bike rental business.  Opening the location marks another step in Rocket Electrics’ mission to save Austin from the woes of traffic by introducing e-bikes, bicycles with rechargeable electric motors. Based in a bright red shipping container modified and painted by Falcon Structures, the new rental location is 100% solar powered so Rocket Electrics can stay green as they grow.

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Tags: Shipping Container Modifications, Green Building, Commercial Construction

Modern and Professional: Containers Outshine Trailers as Mobile Sales Offices

Posted by Krista Short on Aug 30, 2017

If you build single-family housing developments or manage multi-family properties, installing a mobile sales office at the job site typically makes sense. Unfortunately, traditional office trailers can look dated and reflect poorly on your brand. This is especially true if you sell or rent high-end properties to affluent clients. You may want to consider a portable shipping container sales office instead.

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Tags: Commercial Construction, Workspace

How Conex Boxes Are Solving Problems in Your Industry

Posted by Stephen Shang on Feb 25, 2015

No matter what kind of operation you oversee—whether you’re in construction or chemical engineering—you know that business has a way of evolving. Today you need more space. Tomorrow you’ll have less budget. Next year you might be developing an entirely new product line, or setting up shop in a new city.

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Tags: Commercial Construction

Portable Storage Buildings Made Easy: 4 Use Cases

Posted by Stephen Shang on Mar 12, 2014

Portable storage buildings are necessary in a wide variety of industries—from retail and hospitality to education and healthcare. At Falcon Structures, we get diverse requests for shipping container storage units all the time. Below, we'll explore the issue of portable storage buildings made easy, and how containers can be incorporated into four diverse industries.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Commercial Construction

Portable Shipping Containers: The Ultimate Construction Yard Storage Solution

Posted by Stephen Shang on Dec 4, 2013

In the construction business, any on-site facility is inherently temporary. Finding sensible, portable solutions are key when your stay on a site is measured in weeks or months. In addition, space efficiency is of the utmost importance, especially in urban areas.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Commercial Construction

Portable Pantry: Steel Shipping Containers Offer Safe Dry Storage

Posted by Stephen Shang on Sep 18, 2013

In the food and beverage industry, having dry space to store non-perishable items is important. For example, restaurants tend to go through large amounts of commonly used drinks and foods like wine, condiments, and pasta each week, as well as non-food items like napkins and cups. Instead of ordering in smaller amounts or cluttering up an already crowded kitchen, steel shipping containers can be used for safe storerooms.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Commercial Construction

Shipping Containers Are Stealing the Show for Film & TV Crew Storage

Posted by Stephen Shang on Sep 4, 2013

Film and television crews need many theatrical items on location, both large and small; props, lighting, and costumes must all be available on site. These items are often valuable, so they must be easily accessible during filming, while remaining safe and protected from the elements. In addition, since sets move frequently, it's helpful to have a portable form of storage. Conex boxes are one of the best ways to store equipment during filming, and for that reason they have been increasingly used by the film industry over the last several years.

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Tags: Commercial Construction

Seasonal Swap Out - A Conex Box as the Storage Solution

Posted by Stephen Shang on Jul 31, 2013

If you're in the retail industry, you don't need to be told that the change of the seasons means "crunch time"; you've got just a few days to get new items in and old items out. What's more, whatever old items don't sell need to be stored safely and affordably. You may need to move excess items from your store to another store or to headquarters. A Conex box can meet these needs, providing a convenient and portable solution for product overflow.

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Tags: Commercial Construction