10 Basic Tips About Shipping Containers

Shipping Container is a component tool that can carry packaged or unpackaged goods for transportation and facilitate loading and unloading with mechanical equipment.
The biggest success of the container lies in the standardization of its products and the establishment of a set of transport systems. Can make a load of tens of tons of huge things to achieve standardization, and based on this gradually achieve a global range of ships, ports, routes, highways, transit stations, bridges, tunnels, multimodal transport supporting the logistics system, known as one of the great miracles created by mankind since the beginning of time.
Practical container knowledge inventory:

1、Large container, small container, double back

(1) Large container generally refers to the 40-foot container, usually refers to 40GP and 40HQ. A 45-foot container is usually considered to belong to the special cabinet.

(2) Small containers generally refer to the 20-foot container, usually refers to 20GP.

(3) Double back refers to two 20 feet of small containers. For example, a trailer pulling two 20-foot small containers at the same time; port lifting, lifting two 20-foot containers to the ship at one time.

2、What does LCL mean? What about the whole container?

(1) LCL (Less than Container Load) refers to a container with more than one owner of the goods, loaded less than a full container of small quantities of goods is the LCL goods, according to the LCL-LCL to operate.

(2) Full container refers to a container with only one owner or manufacturer of goods, can be filled with one or more full container of larger quantities of goods is full container cargo, in accordance with the full container cargo (FCL-FCL) to operate.

3、The container has what common specifications?

(1) 40 feet high container (40HC): 40 feet long, 9 feet 6 inches high; about 12.192 meters long, 2.9 meters high, 2.35 meters wide, generally loaded 68CBM or so.

(2) 40 feet general container (40GP): 40 feet long, 8 feet 6 inches high; about 12.192 meters long, 2.6 meters high, 2.35 meters wide, generally loaded with about 58CBM.

(3) 20 feet general container (20GP): 20 feet long, 8 feet 6 inches high; about 6.096 meters long, 2.6 meters high, 2.35 meters wide, generally loaded with about 28CBM.

(4) 45 feet high container (45HC): 45 feet long, 9 feet 6 inches high; about 13.716 meters long, 2.9 meters high, 2.35 meters wide, generally loaded with about 75CBM.

4、What is the difference between a high container and a general container?

The tall container is 1 foot higher than the normal container (one foot equals 30.44cm). No matter the high container or general container, the length and width are the same.

5、What is the self-weight of the box?

The weight of the box itself. 20GP self-weight is about 1.7 tons, 40GP self-weight is about 3.4 tons.

6、What box type does DC represent?

DC means dry container, 20GP, 40GP, 40HQ are all dry containers.

7、What type of container does OT represent?

OT is the abbreviation of Open Top, refers to the open top cabinet, that is, there is no box top only a tent in the top of the box cabinet.

8、Half open door means what?

Half side open container.

9、Box number / cabinet number means what?

Refers to the container number, this number is globally unique, composed of four letters and seven numbers, the first three letters of which are the box owner (shipping company or charter company) code, the fourth letter are U, followed by six numbers is the serial number, the last number is the check code.

10、What does the seal number mean?

It refers to the number of the seal that locks the container door, the seal is generally provided by the shipping company

The The emergence of containers makes the cost of long-distance transport drop rapidly, bringing a huge change for modern logistics, we can now import and export a variety of goods across the country and the world, to credit it - the great credit of trade globalization.

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