Anyone who has worked in the transportation industry for any amount of time knows how crucial relationships are to successful job performance. Especially in times of regulatory changes, tight capacity, or container shortages, smooth and uneventful shipments require a large network of experts and specialists with various capabilities.
For people whose jobs rely on access to shipping containers, these relationships are particularly important right now. The current container shortage is the result of limited supply and increasing demand, and its effects are felt industry-wide. Finding an available product in the necessary condition and quantity has become a strategic exercise for most wholesalers or container modifiers. The best way to maintain access to used containers for purchase is to develop communicative relationships with reliable first-tier container sellers— preferably with an extensive inventory of assets.Read More