40′ Feet Exclusive Container Load (FCL)

Exclusive use of 40′ ocean container. (Full Container load, FCL) This term is normally used to express an international ocean freight service that is intended for shipments of cargo where transporter has exclusive use of a container. When using FCL ocean freight service, you have a variety of service options available to you. Ocean freight containers can be used to ship commercial cargo, palletized cargo, household goods, vehicles, and more.

 40 Feet Exclusive Container

What shipment size is considered 40′ container?

For shipments over 986 cubic feet and up to 2,073 cubic feet the most cost effective option is to use a 40’ feet ocean container, which will hold household goods of a large two bedroom apartment, three bedroom, four bedroom or larger). A 40’ container can also ship 1,200 cubic feet of household goods and a standard size vehicle for the same price. Use our cubic feet calculator to determine the weight of your shipment.

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 40 Feet Exclusive Container

How do you charge for 40′ container shipments?

Shipping costs are quoted as guaranteed flat rates for the exclusive use of the entire container

 40 Feet Exclusive Container

What type of Shipping Supplies do I need when shipping 40′ container?

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40’ Standard Container

Interior Dimensions Door Opening Tare Weight Payload Cubic Capacity
L: 11.577 m 37’11 3/4″ 3,950 kg 7,910 kg 58.7 cbm.
W: 2.294 m 7’6 1/4″ W: 2.286 m 7’6″ 8,708 lbs 61,529 lbs 2,073 cu.ft.
H: 2.210 m 7’3″ H: 2.238 m 7’4 1/16″