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The trucking industry is the backbone of American business. Being responsible for the transportation of everything from medical supplies to food to clothing results in the trucking industry being a staple in the U.S. economy and the lives of Americans. Truck drivers truly are key to everyday life. Being a part of the trucking industry […]

With the increase in availability, more people around the globe are turning toward used shipping containers to meet their backyard and outdoor storage needs. In comparison to traditional outdoor storage methods, such as wooden sheds, shipping containers offer benefits that outweigh alternatives. Let’s take a look at some of these benefits. Cost When considering outdoor […]

On April 1 of this year the ELD mandate was finally implemented in full after its initial, partial rollout in December. Response to the mandate within the trucking community has been mixed, with a variety of pros and cons being argued by key parties involved. Let’s take a look at the specifics of the ELD […]

Is relief in sight? FMC announces an investigation into Demurrage, Detention and Per Diem Fees, but what does that mean for shippers?  Let’s take a deep dive into how the investigation came to be, and why it all matters. UPDATE 4/2/18:  FMC Issues Information Demands in Detention & Demurrage Investigation The FMC has begun the first […]

ContainerPort Group & ASF Transportation Group Strengthening Growth Featured in Fleet Equipment Magazine | Author: Seth Skydel When ContainerPort Group Inc. (CPG) and ASF Transportation Group LLC (ASF) merged earlier this year, the combination of the two enterprises formed an intermodal drayage operation with a footprint that covers most key markets east of the Rockies. […]

We’re written previously about a number of fascinating alternative uses for shipping containers that individuals and companies around the world have begun to adopt. It’s really not surprising that all of these alternative uses have come about since shipping containers are durable, weather resistant, and transportable, giving them impressive versatility. To go along with the […]

To stay up on industry trends, developments, and advancements in essential technology, we at ContainerPort Group regularly seek out trade shows to attend throughout the year. These shows additionally give us the opportunity to meet with new clients and find prospective drivers and other personnel for our team. One such trade show we attended was […]

VIDEO: Bob Leef testifies before the FMC on demurrage & detention fees     BEFORE THE FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION__________________ Petition No. P4-16PETITION OF THE COALITION FOR FAIR PORT PRACTICES FOR RULEMAKING__________________ TESTIMONY OF ROBERT LEEFSENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, EAST REGION, CONTAINERPORT GROUP ON BEHALF OF THE COALITION FOR FAIR PORT PRACTICES    Good Morning,  My name […]

21 Alternative Uses for Shipping Containers
March 8, 2018

Shipping containers provide a wealth of benefits for companies needing to transport their essential products all across the country. But beyond their original purpose, shipping containers are now being utilized by a variety of companies and creative individuals in fascinating new ways. Let’s take a look at some of these novel ways shipping containers are […]

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