To avoid problems such as cargo overflow or wastage of space, it is essential for shippers to have a stuffing plan before cargo is loaded into the container. If you feel uncomfortable to load yourself Nunner can pick up the cargo by truck wherever in the world and tranship it in a container and stuff it inline with safety- and insurance regulations. Hereunder Nunner provides you with some basic facts that may help you in your calculations and planning.
Generally speaking, a 20′ container can hold as much as 28-30 cbm or 980-1,060 cu.ft., while a 40′ can hold about 56-60 cbm or 1,980-2,110 cu.ft. The actual loading Internal Capacity of a container depends not only on the dimensions of the carton boxes but also on many other factors such as the packaging material and the competence and experience of the stuffing personnel.
Besides the cargo’s measurement, the stuffing plan should also take the weight into consideration. It is important to note that in many countries the permissible weight limits for road and rail transportation are lower than the maximum payload a container can afford.
Use of Pallets
Palletization is widely applied in some countries to increase cargo handling efficiency. When pallets are used, it is important to observe that :
In many cases, pallets are replaced by slipsheets to save space. some shippers use neither pallets or slipsheets in order to stuff more cargo into the container.