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Container


Source: Supply Chain & Logistics Glossary
Author: VV.AA.
Institute: Georgia Tech - The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute

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A truck trailer body that can be detached from the chassis for loading into a vessel, a rail car or stacked in a container depot. Containers may be ventilated, insulated, refrigerated, flat rack, vehicle rack, open top, bulk liquid or equipped with interior devices. A container may be 20 feet, 40 feet, 45 feet, 48 feet or 53 feet in length, 8'0" or 8'6" in width, and 8'6" or 9'6" in height.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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