Goods are transported between countries for many reasons, most of them to increase the value of the goods. With the rapid development of electronic commerce, a large number of small businesses now need international transportation, here aims to explain the different steps in the transportation of goods.

There are many players involved in international transport, shipping companies, booking agents, freight forwarders, customs brokers; Introduce the four main participants of LCL: shipper, consignee, freight forwarder and shipping company.

A, big cabinet, small cabinet, double back refers to what

1, large cabinet generally refers to 40 feet of containers, usually refers to 40GP and 40HQ. A 45-foot container is usually considered a special container;

2, small cabinet generally refers to 20 feet of container, usually refers to 20GP;

3. Double back refers to two 20-foot cabinets. A trailer pulling two 20-foot lockers at the same time. For port lifting, lift two 20ft containers onto the ship at one time.

What is LCL and FCL

LessthanContainerLoad refers to a container containing multiple owners of goods, less than one full container of small quantities of goods is LCL according to lcl-lcl operation;

2. FullContainerLoad refers to the goods in a container with only one owner or manufacturer. Large quantities of goods that can fill one or more full containers are FCL and operate according to FCL-FCL.

Cross-border logistics must be understood before shipping

What are the common specifications of containers

1, 40 feet high cabinet (40HC) : 40 feet long, 9 feet 6 inches high; It is about 12.192 meters long, 2.9 meters high and 2.35 meters wide, with a general loading capacity of about 68CBM.

2, 40 'size cabinet (40GP) : 40' long, 8 '6 "high; It is about 12.192 meters long, 2.6 meters high and 2.35 meters wide, with a loading capacity of about 58CBM.

3, 20 feet cabinet (20GP) : 20 feet long, 8 feet 6 inches high; It is about 6.096 meters long, 2.6 meters high and 2.35 meters wide, with a loading capacity of about 28CBM.

4, 45 feet high cabinet (45HC) : 45 feet long, 9 feet 6 inches high; It is about 13.716 meters long, 2.9 meters high and 2.35 meters wide. It usually loads about 75CBM.

What is the body weight and heavy box

1. Box weight: the weight of the box itself. The weight of 20GP is about 1.7 tons, and that of 40GP is about 3.4 tons.

2. Heavy container: refers to the container filled with goods, as opposed to empty/auspicious container.

Five, what is the back heavy box and drop heavy box

1. Heavy container: refers to carrying heavy containers at the station to the manufacturer or international logistics warehouse for unloading (generally refers to import);

2, heavy container: refers to the factory or logistics warehouse after loading the goods back to the station (generally pointed out).

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