Lynde 500 Push Cart Race

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: [...]

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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 [...]

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Simple Boxes help Oso after devastating Mudslide

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 [...]

Storage Containers in Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade

About Lynden's Christmas Parade: They say many hands make light work, but in this case it took many hands to make the lights work!  We're so thankful for Lynden Chamber of Commerce and the Lynden Police for all of the effort they put into this special event. The Lynden Lighted Christmas parade is held on the first Saturday [...]

Emerging Leader program strengthens Skagit Storage Business

Small Business Administration Program encourages growth of Burlington Mobile Storage Business Simple Box Storage co-owner Ross Black receives an award upon completion of the 7-month MBA program Simple Box founder and co-owner, Ross Black, recently completed a seven-month leadership program hosted by the Seattle chapter of the Small Business Administration. The Streetwise [...]

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A Simple Guide to Storage Containers

Storage Container Guide Storage containers are pretty simple, but if you've never rented or bought a container before, it can be hard to figure out which kind or size to get. Since we're all about making storage simple for our customers, we thought it would be helpful to put together a little storage container guide [...]

Win a $25 Woods Coffee Card

Today is a great day to make a difference in the lives of children in need. It's also a great day to drink coffee! Stop in at any The Woods Coffee location and make a $5 donation to Rebound of Whatcom County and you'll get a delicious 12 oz. drink from The Woods! As an added incentive, leave a [...]

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