Best Pallet Types For International Shipments in North America

Best Pallet Types For International Shipments in North America

Following our article Why use pallets for container shipments?, here’s an infographic with all you need to consider when picking pallets for international shipping if you are in the US. We list North American pallets by dimensions and industry, most commonly-used and best pallet types in the world and how many pallets you can fit into standard containers.

Best pallet types

Pallets are usually constructed out of wood. Although variations made out of plastic, metal or other existing materials. There is no universal or global pallet standard. Shipping companies and manufacturers around the world use varying pallet sizes. The following overview of the most commonly-used pallets in North America will help you understand the important types, best pallet types, and their differences.

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      • Ship from PORT NAME
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          • Ship to TOWNNAME
          • Ship to TOWN
          • Ship to PORT NAME
          • select Nearby Port
          • Select the location in

          is not part of our routes You can choose an alternative in below

          Choose a port to in the list below

            is not part of our routes

            Full Container Load(FCL)

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            20FT Container
            20' x 8' x 8'6"
            20ftcontainer | iContainers
            40FT Container
            40' x 8' x 8'6"
            40ftcontainer | iContainers
            40FT High cube
            40' x 8' x 9'6"
            40fthighcube | iContainers

            Share Container Load(LCL)

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            Calculate LCL volume

            How to calculate your shipment volume of LCL

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