Kontener 20 ft x 2 (No. 7865386)

Kontener 20 ft x 2
Length x Width x Height
Weight
Pcs
Kontener 20 ft
244 x 259 x 606 cm
5 kg
2
Total weight:
10 kg
Distance
989 km
Assistance with loading and unloading:
Required
Customer:
Private person

Pick-up address and date

Poland, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Wrocław

From 1 Feb 2022 to 28 Feb 2022

Delivery address and date

Netherlands, Noord-Brabant, Breda

From 1 Feb 2022 to 28 Feb 2022

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Shipping containers

Intermodal container is often made of metal and frequently used for transporting unitized cargo. Usually that means cargo that is arranged in smaller packages, bags or boxes. At times unitized cargo is transported on pallets. Intermodal containers are often used for shipping bulk goods as well as liquid goods as well as cargo that require special conditions while being shipped (like cooling).

 

Structure of an intermodal container is pretty strong, which allows to use it many times with no risk of breaking the intermodal container. Every shipping container comes with professional accessories which enables transport providers to secure it for the transport and also to transport it safely between locations. The tools make loading as well as unpacking shipping containers much more effortless. 

Intermodal containers are especially common in maritime transport. Container ships are often used to transport goods from far-off parts of the world, mainly from continent to continent. Intermodal containers don’t only allow the loads to be conveniently loaded, but additionally allow the shipping provider to stack them on top of each other, which helps to save space.

Container ships are usually used to transport shipping containers between continents, the inland shipping is usually provided by trucks.

 

Types of shipping containers

The most frequently used shipping container is 20-ft long, which is around 6,1 m. This kind of container is often called a container 1C. It has around 33 m2. Dimensions of a 20 ft shipping container are: 5919 x 2340 x 2380 mm.

Other type of shipping container is a container 1A, which is 40-foot long and its dimensions are: 0,80 x 0,9 x 0,8 ft. In 1C and 1A containers you may transport about 10 pallets. They are mostly used to transport packed cargo.

 

You can also encounter „open top” versions of the 1A and 1C containers. Their dimensions are akin to ordinary 1A and 1C containers, except they are opened from the top instead of from the side. This type of containers is often used to transport bulk cargo.

 

Another kind of container is metal „flat rack” container, used generally to ship big cargo with atypical shapes as well as dimensions. This kind of container is also available in „collapsible” version, which has foldable walls.

 

Other types of containers are: temperature controlled containers (like heated containers) for cargo that is temperature sensitive, tank containers (for transporting liquids), open-side containers and many others.

 

Cost of intermodal container shipping

 

Cost of transporting an intermodal container depends on the dimensions of the container and the kind of load that is being shipped in the container. Additional price-defining factors are: route length and quality as well as possible additional tasks that the transport provider will need to perform in order to deliver the cargo (for example: help with loading and unloading).