Need Container Shipping? Find Out More About 40' Containers for International Shipping from Cargo Shipping Experts

If you are interested in container shipping, you have some different container options. For example, temperature controlled or refrigerated containers are used if you want to ship perishable goods at a stable temperature overseas. Open top containers are great to transport heavy equipment or bulk cargo. Tank containers provide an effective means to move liquids and dangerous or hazardous  materials.

A 40 foot shipping container for overseas moving and international shipping  is a standard size. These large containers are typically big enough to hold  around 1,850 to 2,200 cubic feet. This space is generally suitable to move a  large household (3 to 5 bedroom) or one vehicle and a few small household  items.

There are different types of 40′ (12.2 m) shipping containers. For example, there is a 40 foot dry box standard container and the 40 foot dry box high cube container.

If you need a 40′ dry box container that is the standard size, the maximum payload is generally around 59,000 lbs with a cubic capacity of close to 2,350 cubic feet. High Cube 40′ dry box containers have slightly smaller maximum payloads of around 57,120 lbs with slightly larger cubic capacity of 2,680 cubic feet.  Learn more about 40 ft. containers for cargo shipping worldwide.


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