Ean Parsons

Parsons Containers Ltd.

Using Shipping Containers to Innovate

About Ean Parsons

After a career in shipping and general management with a container transport company Ean Parsons started Parsons Containers Ltd. from scratch in 2000 and added U Hold The key Self-storage in 2001 and ContainerContainer in 2008. Ean has been involved with shipping containers for over 30 years. Parsons Containers is a successful and innovative business based in North East England with an increasingly national presence in the container market and a reputation for service in self-storage and container hires and sales.

As well as self-storage Parsons Containers have a growing reputation for supplying quality bespoke container projects for a wide range of industries and applications. Ean has a degree from Sunderland University and an MBA from Newcastle University.

Using Shipping Containers to Innovate in a Diverse Farm Business

Shipping containers are used for a variety of applications in a farm environment including the traditional use of storage of stock and equipment and for tack rooms and portable offices.

In recent years a popular use has been for operating a self-storage business. We will share our experience of where and how containers have been used by others to diversify and expand their business including how to start and operate self-storage business.

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