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  • Door-to-door, ground, air, and ocean freight forwarding services by ETC International Freight - a California shipping company
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ETC International Freight System is a Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) licensed, as a non vessel operator common carrier (NVOCC) bonded, an ocean freight service contract holder, & ocean consolidator providing services to and from world destinations.

We are also IATA licensed, having rate agreements with all major airlines in North America, coupled with similar agreements signed by overseas associates.

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Ocean Freight Shipping Container Dimensions and Weight Limitations

Container Max Weights:

  • 20’ - 34,000 lbs (if weight exceeds 34,000 a tri-axle chassis must be used)
  • 40’ – 44,000 lbs
Standard container internal dimensions
  • 20'SD: 19' 6" L x 7' 8" W x 7' 9: H (capacity: 1250 CFT.)
  • 40'SD: 39' 5" L x 7' 8" W x 7' 9: H (capacity: 2434 CFT.)
  • 40'HQ: 39' 5" L x 7' 8" W x 8'10" H (Capacity: 2495 CFT.)

Less Than A Container Load (Consolidated ocean cargo)

  • Ocean Freight minimum - 1 Cubic Meter = 48”x 42”x30”
  • Standard pallet Sizes = 48”x 40” or 48”x42”

Useful Air Freight Information

  • Passenger airplane Maximum height: 64 inches
  • Cargo Airplane Maximum height: 96 inches
  • To calculate air freight volume L x W x H in inches divided by 166 = weight in pounds
  • To calculate actual weight in pounds to kilograms divided pounds by 2.2046


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