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Best Practices Logistics: Ocean Freight Containers and FCL/LCL Shipments (Canada) Mobile App

The Best Practices Logistics: Ocean Freight Containers and FCL/LCL Shipments mobile app offers a helpful set of best practices and guidelines for freight forwarders and shippers who manage ocean freight shipments. Easily accessible using a smartphone or tablet, the ocean freight shipping app can help you save time when preparing shipments.

For exporters, the standard containerization of ocean freight greatly reduces the risk of damage and can help you manage packing costs and handling requirements. With the Ocean Freight and FCL/LCL shipments app, you can learn how container shipping can help you save money and can help ensure that goods makes it to their destination in perfect condition.

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    For exporters, the standard containerization of ocean freight provides greatly reduced risk of da...

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    Shipping by container is also an obvious choice for intermodal shipping, which essentially involv...

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    Ocean freight containers are generally constructed from either aluminum or steel and must conform...

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    Standard Container Types

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    The majority of ocean freight is moves in standard 20' and 40' containers with the following spec...

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    Inner Length 19'5" 39'6"

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    Inner Width 7'8" 7'8"

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    Inner Height 7'8" 7'8"

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    Inner Door Height 7'5"-3/4" 7'6"

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    Additionally, there are many different container styles and types available to shippers, dependin...

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    Specialized Container Equipment:

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    Open Top 2 end doors, side hinge, tarpaulin top, generally for heavy lift cargo and over-dimensio...

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    Interior Dims(L/W/H): 20' container 19'5"x7'8"x7'6"

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    Door Opening : 7'6'x7'5.

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    Interior Dims(L/W/H): 40' container 39'6"x7'8'x7'5 1/4"

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    Door Opening : 7'5.

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    High Cube Containers Similar to the standard box container, but with a greater outside height of ...

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    Flat Rack Have end walls, but no side walls or top.

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    Dims(L/W/H): 20' flat rack 18 8 1/2"x8'x7'7 1/2"

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    Dims(L/W/H): 40' flat rack 38'9 3/4"x7'5 x 6'10 1/2"

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    Dims(L/W/H): 40' collapsible flat rack 39' 7 1/2" x6' 11 1/2" x 6'8 1/4"

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    Platform Containers Not really a container, but a platform for lashing heavy cargo.

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    Dims(L/W): 40' artificial tweendeck 39' 7 1/2" x 7' 3 1/4"

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    Bulk Container Used largely for grains and loaded by special equipment such as a vacuvator.

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    Tank Container Used to transport bulk liquids.

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    Insulated Container Standard box with insulation to minimize temperature fluctuation.

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    Refrigerated Container (Reefer) The reefer is an insulated container with a refrigeration device,...

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    FCL vs.

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