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The latest news from Brockman Trucking, including helpful storage trailer and container rental guidelines and tips. 

Deciding on a Storage Unit: What Size and What Type?

What Size Storage Unit Do You Need?

How do you know exactly what size storage unit you need to rent? Whether you’re renting an on-site storage trailer or hauling your belongings or inventory to a secure storage location, knowing what size unit you need is the difference between not having enough room to meet your requirements and paying for too much space.

So consider a few things as you make your decision.

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Things to Think About for Long-Term Storage

At Brockman Trailers, we’re equipped to support your storage needs in just about any scenario. Whether you need a storage trailer as an extension of your warehouse, for hauling, for on-site, temporary housing of your goods or belongings during a move or a remodel, or as a long-term solution, we can take care of you. But planning the type of storage you need is only part of the process. You also need to know how to store what you’re storing.

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Dependable Solutions for Your Storage Needs

The Solution to Your Inventory Conundrum

At Brockman Trailers, we like to help people solve problems. It’s what we do. We’ve done it consistently for 80 years, giving people the hauling and storage solutions they need. It's never been about getting them to do things our way. It’s always been about finding solutions for their needs.

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Commercial Storage: Reliability from Brockman Trailers

Commercial Storage Solutions from Brockman

Ever since Harvey Brockman started hauling cattle in the 1930’s, Brockman has been a name that means reliability and service for those needing a good commercial storage solution. Our family has been supporting businesses ever since, providing reliable, affordable storage and hauling solutions for companies in just about any situation.

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Choosing a Storage Option: What We've Learned

Why a Storage Solution Isn’t Always an Easy Decision

Costs. Conditions. Contracts. 

You have a lot to consider when it comes to the decisions you make about storage. As you think about what exactly you need to store, how long you need to store it, and where it needs to happen, there are a few things we've picked up along the way that we thought we’d share.

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Residential Storage Solutions from Brockman Trailers

Residential Storage is Easier with Brockman Trailers

When moving begins to look like a very real possibility or when a remodeling project is about to get started, you have a storage dilemma you need to resolve. What do you do with all of your stuff? How do you handle your personal belongings and valuables? Who do you trust with your treasures? Should you compare prices for storage units in the area, make your choice, and then haul everything in multiple trips with a pickup truck? Do you hire a company to take care of it all for you? What’s the best option for your situation? 

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When You Need to Find an On-site Residential Storage Option...

Residential Storage

No matter what’s happening to bring about the need for storage solutions for your home, the process of packing, organizing, hauling, and managing a move brings anxiety upon even the most relaxed people. With so many details to manage and often so little time to make things happen, deciding upon a storage solution for your personal belongings can seem impossible.

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Why Brockman Keeps on Truckin'

Here at Brockman, we understand that people have a choice when it comes to their storage and hauling needs. Options, in some ways, are virtually endless, particularly from a storage standpoint. And the conversation surrounding what’s “best” for particular needs depends on more factors than we could probably ever effectively address.

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The Rules of Storage

Knowing What to Keep Out of Your Storage Trailer.

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Finding the Right Storage Solution

Should you store inventory in trailers or in warehouses?

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Our Storage Trailers Pass Inspection

Our customers can rest easy…knowing that we are taking care of the trailers that are taking care of their belongings.

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The Brockman Story

The holidays are upon us. A season about memories, giving, and family. That’s why this time of year makes us think so much about how everything got started here at Brockman.

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Storage Containers VS Storage Trailers

Do you need to make room for storage? Do you need to add to your space capacity? Is this the first time you are looking for storage options, or are you expanding on the storage space you’ve used? Wherever you find yourself, we are here to help you make the best storage solution decision.

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The Five Most Common Packing Mistakes

So the time has come to start packing things up. You've rented a storage container or a trailer and you have your time set to begin moving things. Often times in the details, people make simple mistakes that cost them.  So consider these common packing mistakes and make this a checklist of tips to help you avoid big messes and ruined treasures.

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Logo Trailers Provide a Cost-Effective Marketing Solution


If you're storing your goods in a trailer on a job site, at an offsite location, or at a place where signage is not permitted, this may be a good time to consider creating or enhancing your company logo.

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Drop Trailers Could Be the Solution You’re Looking For

With all of the shipping, moving, packaging, and quality control options, some practical solutions are often overlooked. People forget the control that they can maintain in packaging, storing, and shipping merchandise and belongings.

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How to Pack a Storage Trailer

How to Pack a Storage Trailer Packing takes time. As tedious as it may sometimes seem, the more time you take being deliberate, the less time you’ll spend on the other side of shipping cleaning up messes. So once you have chosen your trailer and have your items ready for loading, it’s time to get organized.

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How Many Pallets Fit in a Storage Trailer or Container?

When trying to figure how many pallets can fit in a container for shipping, it’s about more than answering the question, “How much room is there?” Several things need to be considered before the final pallet count per container can be determined. 

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What to Look for When Renting a Storage Trailer or Container

If you’re going to trust a company to store or haul your belongings, it should be about more than money. Consider these tips to making the right decision:

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