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Container types, sizes, dimensions and loading tips

LCL vs FCL shipping

LCL and FCL: What they mean The terms LCL and FCL refer to the two main modes of container shipments: FCL for Full Container Load and LCL for Less than Container Loads. An FCL shipment, or full …

How to load a container

Customs clearance, paperwork, preparing your packing list and the Bill of Lading are important parts of the ocean freight process. So is the proper loading of a container. As a shipper, you are …

How many pallets fit in a 20-ft and 40-ft container

How many pallets fit in a 20- and 40-foot container? In ocean freight shipping, your pallets should ideally pack tightly into your shipping container. This is independent of whether you’re …

Pallet sizes for international shipments in North America

Pallet sizes Whether you’re sending a shipment via FCL shipping or LCL shipping, you may be required to palletize your shipment. Before knowing how to fit and pack pallets into your container, …

How to prepare your international shipment

There are two main ways in which you can send your ocean freight shipment: FCL or LCL. How you should prepare your international shipment will depend on the option you choose. How to prepare an FCL …

Pallet wide container

Pallet Wide (PW) containers are containers that are specially designed to accommodate a larger amount of Euro pallets. This helps with maximizing space and efficiency. The three types of pallet wide …

Open top container

The open top container is one of the most standard international shipping containers. It has characteristics that make it particularly unique. An open top container is a 20-foot or 40-foot container …

40-foot high cube container

The standard 40-foot high cube container is one of the most commonly used containers for the shipment of goods in ocean freight along with the 20-foot container and the 40-foot standard container. …

40-foot container

The standard 40-foot container is one of the most commonly-used containers for the international transportation of ocean freight goods, along with the 20-foot container. Dimensions of the 40-foot …

20-foot container

The standard 20-foot container or “dry van” is one of the most commonly-used containers for the shipment of goods in ocean freight along with the 40-foot container. Dimensions of the …

How to prepare an LCL shipment

LCL shipping When sending shipment via LCL shipping, your cargo will be sharing a container space alongside other cargo. This increases the risk of damage to your cargo, especially when the most …

FCL - Full Container Load

Your FCL shipment in seconds FCL shipments can be easy and quick. Book and manage your FCL container online and with the help of a team of experts. Have the entire container to yourself: Have more …