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Freight Containers

Describing all shipping containers and related issues

Container Shipping
Container shipping uses standard sized containers of 20 foot, 40 foot, 45 foot and 53 foot. TEU is twenty-foot equivalent unit, which is the standard measure. Containers are built to international standard making them interchangeable between shipping companies, rail and truck companies. The different types of containers include open end, open...

Dunnage is necessary for the safe transport of cargo. There are a multitude of types of dunnage.

Cargo 101
Learn the basics of how cargo acts once loaded on your vehicle. This will keep you upright and between the lines.

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