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Billie Box delivers Nationwide

Billie Box has a number of container depots nationwide and they can deliver steel shipping containers or storage containers to many locations around the UK. Get an instant container quote. If you are human, leave this field blank. Name * Phone No * Email * Delivery Postcode * Comments (size & type, how many units & new or used required?)   Our container depots are positioned at the following locations: Felixstowe, Suffolk Grays, Essex Southampton, Hampshire Birmingham, W. Midlands Leeds Liverpool We try to keep stocks of the many different shipping containers in all these locations, however, it is…

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How a shipping containers and delivery price is calculated.

On a regular basis we, at Billie Box, receive a phone call or email looking for inexpensive shipping containers and stating something similar to these phrases: “I can see shipping containers stacked three high for miles, with all this surplus I should be able to find shipping containers for a cheap price!”  “Why is the delivery cost so high?”  “What can you do on the price? So and so down the road is offering a cheaper price” Many of the shipping containers that can be seen in depots and dock terminals are either en route to their final destination,…

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Lock up your valuables

We all know that theft is on the increase and that you need to lock up your valuables, but maybe some of us don’t know how to do this, securely.  We all secure our house to protect our possessions but what about the products, stock or valuables stored outside of our four walls? Jane Billing of Billie Box might just have the solution…. Jane offers many sizes of secure steel shipping containers for storage, delivered to your door on a sale basis. Sizes range from 8ft, 10ft, 20ft and 40ft long. The shipping containers are manufactured from corten steel (high tensile…

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Jane Billing the Expert in Shipping and Storage containers

Jane Billing is our resident expert in Shipping containers. She has been working in the ‘Shipping container’ industry for 30 years both for other employers and for herself. Jane worked for ‘Container survey services’ (contractor for Unicon International UK office, where they surveyed containers for shipping purposes) from 1986 until 2000 as a ‘data processing clerk’ initially which led to an office management role. Jane was dealing with shipping lines, container leasing companies and container depots all over the UK. In 2000 she became director and joint owner of a shipping container resale and leasing company for 9 years and she sold her…

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Facts about Shipping containers

Shipping containers have affected our daily lives for many years, but what do you really know about them? Shipping containers carry a large percentage of the goods that impact our daily lives, and many people work with them (both directly and indirectly) in business. Since many people don’t think about containers on a regular basis, we thought you might like to hear a few facts about shipping containers. 1. The inventor of the shipping container was Malcolm McLean (1913-2001). In 1956 he created the metal shipping container to replace the old style “break bulk” method of goods handling. Later…

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