September 15, 2015
Why is it necessary to know container cubes?
Container cubes allow you gauge how much product you can fit on an ocean shipping container. The more product you can fit on an container, the better the container is utilized for overseas shipments. Container cube is affected by the way the container is loaded, pallet size, and case dimensions. The below container cubes are the average cubes we have found to utilize most of the container.
Container Size Cube Max Weight lbs Max Weight kg
20' Reefer Container 800 cubes 38,000 lbs 17,237 kg
40' Reefer Container 1600 cubes 46,500 lbs 21,092 kg
40' HC Reefer Container 2000 cubes 46,500 lbs 21,092 kg
20' Dry Container 1050 cubes 38,000 lbs 17,237 kg
40' Dry Container 2000 cubes 46,500 lbs 21,092 kg
40' HC Dry Container 2300 cubes 46,500 lbs 21,092 kg