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Benefits of container shipping

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Benefits of container shipping There are numerous benefits to container shipping, one of the key ones being increased efficiency. A large container ship could carry over 200,000 sea containers in a single year, and around 8000 on a single voyage. It would take hundreds of aircraft and fleets of trucks …

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History of shipping containers

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History of shipping containers The use of a shipping container in modern container shipping has been around for over 50 years. Pretty much from the first voyage, usage grew steadily, moving containers became accepted and in just five short decades container ships would carry well over 50% of the cargo …

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Shipping container dimensions table

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Shipping container dimensions table TYPE CAPACITY INSIDE LENGTH INSIDE WIDTH INSIDE HEIGHT DOOR WIDTH DOOR HEIGHT MAX LOAD WEIGHT WEIGHT 20ft STANDARD 33 cu / m 5.895 m 2.350 m 2.392 m 2.340 m 2.292 m 28230 Kgs 2230 Kgs 40ft STANDARD 67 cu / m 12.029 m 2.350 m …

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Shipping Container Guide

  A shipping container (also known as container, freight container, intermodal container, ISO container, hi-cube container, box, conex box and sea can) is a steel container, that can be used repeatedly in the safe, efficient movement of products within an intermodal freight transport system. Shipping container sizes There are a …

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Packaging your Items in Air Freight

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Air freight is very much the premium end of the cargo business. It is used mainly for urgent and high-value items. Manufacturers use it for receiving ‘just in time’ components, and for distributing new products in high demand at their launch. There are restrictions on the weight and size of the …

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FREIGHT BROKER

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WHAT IS A FREIGHT BROKER? A freight broker is a bonded and DOT- (Department of Transportation) licensed agency that secures freight shipping services from freight carriers on behalf of businesses and individuals. Typical freight broker tasks include: Developing a network of top carriers that provide discounted rates for the freight broker’s customers …

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Know about SKID Vs CRATE Vs PALLET

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SKID No bottom deck Less friction (easier to drag) The oldest type of pallet Because it’s mobile often used as a permanent foundation for heavy machinery A cheap version of pallets Takes up less space when nested

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