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Kontener biurowy 20" (No. 4770012)

Kontener biurowy 20"

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Transportation with assistance in loading and unloading

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Distance: 434.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Poland, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Dębogórze

28 Jul 2019

Delivery address and date

Poland, Lubusz Voivodeship, Kostrzyn

29 Jul 2019

Shipping containers

Shipping container is usually made of metal and frequently used for shipping package cargo. Usually that means load that is packed in smaller containers, bags or boxes. At times package cargo is transported on pallets. Shipping containers are often used for transporting bulk goods as well as liquid loads and also cargo that need special conditions during shipment (for example heating).


Construction of a shipping container is vastly tough, which makes it possible to use it numerous times with no danger of breaking the container. Every shipping container comes with special tools which allows transport companies to fasten it for the shipment as well as to move it securely between locations. The accessories make packing as well as unpacking intermodal containers much less difficult. 

Shipping containers are particulary popular in maritime transport. Container ships are often used to ship items from all over the world, primarily from continent to continent. Intermodal containers do not only allow the items to be conveniently unloaded, but additionally enable the shipping provider to pile them on top of each other, which helps to save space.

Container ships are usually used to transport shipping containers from continent to continent, the inland transport is commonly provided by lorries.


Types of shipping containers

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

Other kind of shipping container is a container 1A, which is 40-ft long and its dimensions are: 0,80 x 0,9 x 0,8 ft. In 1C and 1A containers you can ship around 10 pallets. They are usually used to transport packed goods.


You can also encounter „open top” models of the 1A and 1C containers. Their dimensions are similar to common 1A and 1C containers, except they are opened from the top instead of from the side. This kind of containers is usually used to ship bulk goods.


Another kind of container is metal „flat rack” container, used chiefly to ship big loads with uncommon shapes as well as dimensions. This type of container also has „collapsible” variant, which has collapsible walls.


Other types of containers are: temperature controlled containers (such as refrigerated containers) for cargo that is temperature sensitive, tank containers (for transporting liquids), ventilated containers as well as many more.


Prices of shipping container transport


Price of shipping a shipping container hinges on the dimensions of the container as well as the type of load that is being shipped in the container. Other factors that affect the price are: route length and quality and possible extra tasks that the transport provider will need to complete in order to deliver the cargo (for example: assistance with loading and unloading).