Christmas Coat Drive

**COAT DRIVE UPDATE** Thanks to the generosity of the community, we were able to donate 177 Winter Coats to kids in need! So many gave, but the winners of the Door Prize for Dinner and Movie are: Michele Vandenberg, Brandi Hendricks, and Kellie Swanson. Thanks to all for participating and making this Christmas a little […]

Ellensburg Home and Garden Expo

Simple Box does the Home Show The people of Ellensburg are known for being friendly, but when you get a bunch of them together for a Home Show, they really put their hospitality on display! KXLE offers up some of the best country music in the area and they also put on a fun family-friendly […]

Lynde 500 Push Cart Race

Lynde Racers

What is the Lynde’ 500? The Lynde 500 is a family friendly event that takes place in beautiful downtown Lynden every Labor Day. The races begin at 11:00am and usually wrap up around 2:30 or 3pm. Here’s a short video that gives a look at the Lynde 500 course and shows an epic comeback by Team Simple Box: In case […]

ARCHIVE All About Containers: The History of Cargo Containers

Cargo Container History Did you know that the containerization of cargo has been around since the 18th century? Originally it was an effective way for coal to be transported (via wagons and canal boats) in England. By the 1830’s wooden cargo containers were being used to ship products by rail on several continents. Containers became a preferred mode […]

Simple Boxes help Oso after devastating Mudslide

Shipping Container

Following the tragic mudslide in Oso, Simple Box Storage stepped up and offered to supply and transport steel shipping containers for donated relief supplies. Four miles east of Oso a major mudslide occurred on Saturday, March 22, 2014. The slide was caused by instability and excessive moisture in the steep hill. The result of the […]

Simple Box founder wins national leadership award

At Simple Box, one of our primary reasons for being in business is to make a difference. Our founder, Ross Black, was recently presented with a nationwide award for his contributions to the community. We don’t share this story to brag about an award, but to thank our customers and our team members for helping us […]

Shipping Container to Haiti

Q: How do you deliver a shipping container to Haiti? A: Very carefully! Over the last few months this Simple Box 8×40 shipping container was loaded FULL of relief supplies, donated food and clothing, medical equipment and much needed building materials to help the ministry of New Generation Haiti. We’ve been helping to collect supplies […]

6 Container Safety Tips

Packing Safety Tips

We think a Simple Box container is one of the most helpful and convenient storage methods available. And since it’s such a Simple Box, there’s not much that could go wrong with it, right? Well, just like any piece of equipment, it’s important to keep safety and security in mind at all times. Two of our […]

All About Containers: The Box that Changed the World

“It looks like a Simple Box, but it is so much more.” Our company name was inspired by the same concepts featured in this video. It’s fun to be in an industry that is adding value and simplifying life for many. Enjoy this two-minute video that highlights the life of a shipping container and demonstrates […]

Merry Christmas from our family to yours

With hearts full of gratitude and great hope for the future, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! It has been a good year and we are thankful to God for all that He has done. With love, the Black Family “Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of […]