Specialty Freight Services

If you have specialty freight needs, whether one time or repetitive, ETC International Freight System has solutions and connections to every habitable country on the planet.

No project is too specialized:

Nationwide: (800) 383-3157

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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