Without fail - I always ask these questions before finalizing the sale of a 40' container:
- Is the opening to the property a minimum of 12' wide?
- Will the semi-truck/trailer have a minimum of 110' pullout (or can the driver just back in - unload the container - and then pull out without having to make any sharp turns?)
- How should container...Read More
INVESTMENT IN SAFETY
Duncan and Son's #1 core value is Investment in Safety. We see all of the time and money we spend in this area as an investment, not just a cost. So what are we investing in, exactly? Obviously there is a reduction in accidents which saves money. But more important are the lives of our employees and the public at large. We take this responsibility...Read More
We do very basic modifications like installation of roll-up doors and windows. In case you haven't heard or read about it, conex boxes (aka shipping containers aka ocean containers) are being used to build "tiny-homes" for homeless Veterans, horse stalls, artist studios, vacation get-a-ways, under ground shelters, and even homes for life styles of the rich and famous. Here are images I've found...Read More
About one year ago I started selling containers for DSL. I knew very little about containers other than the obvious – moving containers loaded with import or export goods in/out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach CA and to/from Phoenix Metro area, is our company’s specialty. After selling a few hundred, I now consider myself the resident expert about container “classifications, grades, sizes,...Read More
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Shipping Contain Sales
Duncan and Son Lines Inc. has been named as the Phoenix Container Yard provider for Hapag-Lloyd.
Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company with more than “135 container ships. For more than 160 years the company has set industry-wide benchmarks for reliability, service, productivity, and environmental protection…Hapag-Lloyd offers about 80 liner services between all continents...Read More
With nearly 70 years in business, Duncan and Son Lines has seen both the challenges and rewards that come with being a family-owned trucking business. Richard Blaine Duncan Jr. and his son Rick shepherded the once small company through tough times to grow into a 200-truck operation today. Rick’s sons are next in line.
Rick Duncan’s grandfather, Richard Blaine Duncan Sr., founded the company...Read More
Phoenix, Arizona – Duncan and Son Lines today announced that it joined the SmartWaySM Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.
Duncan and Son Lines will contribute to the Partnership’s goal to ...Read More