What’s the container in the international trade?
Container is a kind of component tool which can carry packed or unpacked goods and is convenient for handling with mechanical equipment.
The biggest success of container lies in the standardization of its products and the whole set of transportation system. It can make a huge object with a load of dozens of tons realize standardization, and gradually realize the logistics system supporting ships, ports, routes, roads, transfer stations, bridges, tunnels and multimodal transport in the world based on this, which is indeed one of the great miracles created by human history.
1.The outer dimension is 20x8x8 foot 6 inch, which is referred to as 20 foot container(20GP)- (inner diameter: 5898 * 2352 * 2390mm);
2. 40x8x8 foot 6 inch, referred to as 40 foot container (inner diameter: 12024 * 2352 * 2390mm);
3. And more commonly used 40x8x9 foot 6 inch, referred to as 40 foot high cabinet.
45 feet high cabinet: the content volume is 13.58x2.34x2.68m, the gross weight of goods distribution is generally 29 tons, and the volume is 86 cubic meters.
20 foot open top cabinet(20GP): the content volume is 5.89x2.32x2.31m, the gross weight of distribution is 20t, and the volume is 31.5m3.
40 foot open top cabinet(40GP): the content volume is 12.01x2.33x2.15m, the gross weight of distribution is 30.4t, and the volume is 65m3.
20 foot flat bottom container: the content volume is 5.85x2.23x2.15m, the gross weight of distribution is 23t, and the volume is 28m3.
40 foot flat bottom container: 12.05x2.12x1.96m in content, 36t in gross weight and 50m3 in volume
(1)It can be used repeatedly for a long time with sufficient strength.
(2)In transit, the goods in the box can be changed directly without moving.
(3)Fast loading and unloading is possible.
(4)It is convenient to fill and unload the goods.
(5)Large volume, more cargo.
(6) Specifications and standards, can be stacked in the port and ship, saving a lot of space.
Inspection the goods
Our expert inspector will make full inspection for all the goods, including each glass quality, quantity, top diameter, bottom diameter,height, and so on. Furthermore, we will attach much importance on master carton, if it is 5ply carton or not? If the carton is standard to hold the goods during the transit.
Loading the containers
When the goods leave from production line and finish the inspection, our sales will inform the clients to arrange the shipment in time.
Usually, we conclude the business with FOB terms, so the shipping agent will help to book the containers. After we get the shipping order(normally called SO), the container is ready to load.
Here, you can check the following loading pictures:
When loading work is finished, we will offer the actual loading quantity&items to the customers immediately.
Finally, the original right shipping documents will be sent out soon for custom clearance.