In general, ocean containers are more affordable to use. For example, the cost associated with maintenance with water transport are by far much less when compared to transport by road, rail, or even by air, especially when you are shipping high-volume and high-weight general goods.
That is to basically means a significant reduction in freight shipping rates to the customers, so that they have extra money in their budget for other personal or business matters.

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Description: Standard containers are completely-enclosed units with rigid walls, roof, and floor. At least one end wall has a door for ease of access.

Available sizes (length x width x height):
– 20’ x 8’ x 8’6”
– 40’ x 8’ x 8’6”
– 40’ x 8’ x 9’6” (high cube)

Use: Standard containers (Dry) are the most popular ocean shipping option, and are mostly used for world’s dry cargoes packaged and placed in boxes, bags, bales, pallets, etc. For household goods and personal effects the 20’ container will carry a weight of 7500 lbs and 40′ container, about 14000to 15000lbs. The 40’ high cube, is best used for taller items. Additionally, some of these containers are specifically fitted for transporting hanging garments, other misc items and private cars.

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