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You must have heard many terms
while proceeding with ocean shipment.
We'll introduce you the most basic
Ocean Shipment terms !
Since FCL uses one container alone,
it has the advantage of being able to
transport quickly and safely.
However, even if there is
an empty space in the container
due to lack of cargo, you still
have to pay the shipping cost
of one container.
In LCL shipment, It is loaded
in one container together
with other shippers' cargo.
It is cheaper than FCL because the
shipping cost is paid according to
the volume and weight of each cargo.
However, you should be aware that
there is a risk of damage because
it is loaded with various items
from multiple shippers.
Dry containers are the most
standard and common container type.
Sizes are standardized as
Even though the available CBM & KG
are basically unified,
they are different depending on the
each shipping company or ship owner,
also the road laws of each country.
So be sure to check with forwarder or
logistic team before proceeding !
✅ Then, what are the 'Specialized Type Of Container' ?
Reefer container plays vital role
in the cold chain logistics industry.
Such as perishable goods
or pharmaceutical products.
Open top container is designed for
easy loading & unloading of cargo.
Flat Rack container offers
a practical solution for oversized or
irregularly shaped cargo.
Commonly used for items
such as machinery, large components,
industrial equipment, vehicles,
or construction materials
Tank container is cylindrical tank.
This container is suitable for
liquid, gas or powder.
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FCL, LCL Ocean Shipment
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