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End-of-year greetings USC 2023

End-of-year greetings USC 2023

Among other things, the year was characterized by projects that we were allowed to take care of after years of deliberation. How awesome is that! In Italy, we mostly encountered bureaucracy, but fortunately we are helped by the AISI. In addition, we are still enjoying a great FEDESSA show that took place in our own Rotterdam this year.

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Container parts replacement on Mallorca

Container parts replacement on Mallorca

We recently completed an interesting and at times difficult project in Mallorca. On this beautiful island in the sun last November, we did not build a new park for Planet Space, but replaced the roofs and doors of the existing containers.

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Container relocation Germany

Container relocation Germany

Container relocation GermanySeth explains, "Even after a customer has purchased containers from us, we try to be of service as much as possible." Such was the case with a customer in Germany where the containers needed to be moved after a few years. In this article I...

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Industry Report 2023

Industry Report 2023

Every year at the FEDESSA Conference & Trade show, the European Industry Report is presented. This report contains the results of a survey conducted by FEDESSA. The survey will be administered to all organizations and companies affiliated with FEDESSA. The goal is to get a realistic picture of the self-storage industry in Europe.

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Movers & Storers show and NationalBox 2023

Movers & Storers show and NationalBox 2023

We would like to continue growing in two markets new to us, the moving market in the United Kingdom and the storage market in France. So in late November we attended the Movers & Storers show in Stoneleigh, England and the NationalBox in Paris. In addition to these shows, we now have local stock in the UK and language assistance in France to maximize local customer facilitation. Seth enjoys recounting his experiences from the English show.

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FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show 2023

FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show 2023

FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show 2023From October 24 to 26, the annual FEDESSA Conference & Trade show took place, this time in Rotterdam. This is the trade show for all organizations and companies within the self-storage sector. Prior to the fair, we teamed up...

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Completion Ireland & Netherlands

Completion Ireland & Netherlands

Recently, we have had the opportunity to take care of several projects, we would like to highlight Ireland and our own Netherlands. We tell you how we handled this and what is involved in delivering and building a storage facility.

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FEDESSA 2023 outlook

FEDESSA 2023 outlook

We look forward to the European Fedessa Conference, to be held this year in our “own” Rotterdam. This is the conference for the joint self-storage associations in Europe.

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The vacations are coming

The vacations are coming

It is good practice to take a brief look back at the past year in the last newsletter before the well-deserved vacations arrive everywhere. And of course, we are also sneaking a peek over the summer at what awaits us in the fall…..

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It was another good exhibition year….

It was another good exhibition year….

The corona time was a difficult period for everyone. When we were finally able to put those behind us, fortunately it was again possible to show our face at the many trade shows that the various self-storage organizations were again able to organize. Join us for a quick review of some highlights of the busy trade show season.

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Britons are storing more and more stuff

Britons are storing more and more stuff

Britons have now stored enough stuff to fill Buckingham Palace more than sixty times over. Lack of suitable and affordable housing, the continuing urge to buy and the difficulty of parting with unused belongings have meant that the self-storage business is likely to turn over £1 billion pounds a year this year….

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Report from the SSA UK 2023 trade show in Birmingham

Report from the SSA UK 2023 trade show in Birmingham

My name is Seth Palsgraaf and employed at Universal Storage Containers for a little over a year. Since last summer, I have been involved a lot in trade show preparations. Now I had the opportunity to go along to the SSA UK in Birmingham. In this article my experiences and the of course the fair itself.

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Dutch Greenroof – make self storage greener

Dutch Greenroof – make self storage greener

We continue to actively seek opportunities to optimize the appearance and operation of our storage facilities. For example, we are constantly looking at new ways to heat containers and improve the overall indoor environment.

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