a large metallic box designed to hold many smaller boxes or packages, and used for convenience in loading and unloading large quantities of freight, such as on ships, trains, or airplanes.
A shipping device, airline provided or shipper provided, allowing a convenient and lower cost method of shipping. See ULD - Unit Load Device.
A receptacle that resembles a truck trailer without wheel (chassis) that is lifted on to flat cars.
A sturdily constructed box used in packing household goods.
When used in an intermodal industry context, this refers to a steel or aluminum box into which goods or a commodity are packed for shipment.
The packaging, such as a carton, case, box, bucket, drum, bin, bottle, bundle, or bag, that an item is packed and shipped in.
A van, flatrack, open top trailer or other similar trailer body on or into which cargo is loaded and transported without chassis aboard ocean vessels.; a large rectangular or square container/box of a strong structure that can withstand continuous rough handling from ship to shore and back. It opens from one side to allow cargo to be stacked and stowed into it.
(CARTON) a specially constructed box used in packing household goods.
A item used to contain or hold goods for shipping or warehousing.
Container is a box, bottle, casket, tin, barrel, case, receptacle, sack, bag, wrapper or other things in which any article or thing is placed or packed.
A train, truck, airplane or ship's cargo van used to transport goods. May be refrigerated or controlled-atmosphere unit. Standard sizes 10-, 20-, 24-, 35- and 40-foot units. Also referred to as a Cargo, Intermodal or Van Container.
Any bag, barrel, bottle, box, can, cylinder, drum, reaction vessel, storage tank or the like that contains a hazardous chemical. For purposes of the Right to Know program, pipes or piping systems are not considered to be containers.
Standard design metal box structure used to carry cargo in units. Containers can be 20 or 40 feet in length, the standard measure is a TEU (20 -foot equivalent unit). Container ships are specifically designed to carry containers in slots.
An enclosed box that carries goods.
A large, vanlike, reusable box that can be packed with pallets or smaller crates and transported intact through all points of transfer.
Steel container used for overseas shipping / storage, normally 20í or 40í in length.
A Container is a transportable unit-permitting intermodal unitized merchandise distribution, which may be national or international. This may be involved on FCL or LCL type of consignment. Most Container types are built to ISO standards. The usual Container modular size is 2.45m x 2.45m with a varying length of 3.05m, 6.10m, 9.15m, or 12.20m. A wide variety of Containers exist including, inter alia, covered dry, top loader, bulk powder, bin type skeleton, refrigerated. It includes Twenty Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) and Forty Foot Equivalent Units (FEUs). See diagrams below
A sturdy box to carry cargo, strenghtened and stackable and suitable for horizontal or vertical transfer.
A receptacle used to contain or hold goods. In shipping, usually the outer protection used to package goods.
A truck trailer body that can be detached from the chassis for loading into a vessel, a railcar, or stacked in a container depot. Containers may be ventilated, insulated, refrigerated, flat rack, vehicle rack, open top, bulk liquid or equipped with interior devices. A container may be 20 feet (6.1 meters), 40 feet (12.19 meters), 45 feet (13.72 meters), 48 feet (14.63 meters) or 53 feet (16.15 meters) in length, eight feet (2.44 meters) or eight feet, six inches (2.59 meters) in width, and eight feet, six inches (2.59 meters) or nine feet, six inches (2.9 meters) in height.
The pack containing two canopies and worn on the parachutist's back.
vessel constructed or modified especially to ship containerized cargo; may or may not be self-sustaining
A 20', 35', 40' or 45' box which can be handled interchangeably among trucks, railcars, barges and ocean going vessels.
Standardised transportation units intended to be suitable for transporting a variety of cargo. Containers used for fumigation must be totally enclosed and weather proof, having a rigid roof, rigid side walls and a floor, having at least one wall equipped with doors.
a cryogenic vessel, a tank, a tanker, a cylinder, a cylinder bundle or any other package that is in direct contact with the medicinal gas
a huge box of metal
a large metal box resembling a truck trailer without wheels
an internationally standardised packing box for cargo in which goods can be safely stowed away, stored and transported
a permanent reusable article of transport equipment
a receptacle that offers useful services for the components it is hosting, such as life cycle, security, transaction, distribution, and so forth
a steel box having a corrugated profile, covered from all sides, with door at the rear end
a unique qForm's type of select box
a virtual holding tank for network users and devices
A uniform, sealed, reusable metal "box" (generally 40 feet in length, able to hold about 40,000 pounds) in which goods are shipped by vessel or rail. The use of containers (or containerization) in trade is generally thought to require less labor and reduce losses due to breakage, spoilage, and pilferage than more traditional shipment methods.
In general terms either 20x8ft (TEU) or 40x8ft (FEU) in size.
A Box stored within our facility.
Equipment designed for the repeated use in transporting freight. Usuallt accepted as meaning either a 20foot or 40 foot container.
"Housing for an item, a group of items, or part of any item, that is physically separable from the material being housed (e.g., a box for a disk or videocassette, a sleeve for a sound or videodisc). See also Physical carrier." AACR2 (But "container" is the cassette in 7.0B1)
Any housing for an item, a group of items, or a part of an item, which is physically separable from the material being housed. (For electronic resources, a box or folder for a set of disks/discs is a container, a cassette or cartridge is not.) See also Physical carrier.
A receptacle such as a bag, barrel, drum, box, crate or package used to hold and to protect contents. (See also the definition of container, Intermodal, International Organization for Standardization (ISO).)
Steel containers of either 20-ft or 40-ft in length, and constructed in accordance with the international ISO standard, are normally used for shipping by sea. They are also increasingly being used as part of a modular system for moving goods, with the same containers being suitable for transport by road and rail, as well as sea. In Europe also more and more used for storage.
A box made of aluminum, steel or fiberglass used to transport cargo by ship, rail, truck or barge. Common dimensions are 20' x 8' x 8' (called a TEU or twenty-foot equivalent unit) or 40' x 8' x 8', called an FEU. Variations are collapsible containers, tank containers (for liquids) and "rag tops" (open-topped containers covered by a tarpaulin for cargo that sticks above the top of a closed box). In the container industry, containers are usually simply called boxes.
(Large-)Units to carry freight, strong enough for repeated use, stackable and fitted with devices for transshipment between different modes. They where first used as transport devices in Austria in 1967.
Any bag, sack, tote, conveyance or other receptacle used for containing shellfish for holding or transporting. (3)
(Large) receptacle containing goods for storage and carriage.
A big box (10 feet long) into which freight is loaded.
Standard size is 20' or 40'. Containers are owned and provided by the steamship companies. They may be loaded onto chassis for trucking, rail cars and vessels.
This term is associated with more than one definition: 1) anything in which goods are packed 2) a single rigid receptacle without wheels that is used for the transport of goods (a type of carrier equipment into which freight is loaded). Container Length (m) Width (m) Height (m) Cubic (m) 20 ft 5.898 2.352 2.394 33.20 40 ft 12.031 2.352 2.394 67.74
A box for transporting cargo, constructed with varying dimensions to withstand shipment conditions in transportation. (See "TEU").
A sealed, reusable metal box for the shipping of goods by sea and rail
A receptacle that resembles a truck trailer without wheel (chassis) that is lifted onto flat cars. Containers are designed for all modes of intermodal transport. Most containers are 20, 45, 48 or 53 feet in length.
Steel container used for shipping your belongings oversease, can be used for sea, road or rail shipments
A receptacle (such as a box, enclosure) or a formed or flexible covering for the packing or shipment of articles, goods, or commodities. Containers may be constructed of plastic, welded wire, corrugated steel or aluminum.
Any bag, barrel, bottle, box, can, cylinder, drum, reaction vessel, storage tank, or the like that contains a hazardous chemical. For purposes of this section, pipes or piping systems, and engines fuel tanks or other operating systems in a vehicle are not considered to be containers.
An article of transport equipment specially designed to carry goods by one or more transport mode. Containers are usually constructed in the shape of a rectangular prism, or designed to fill that same space as one.
Any bag, barrel, bottle, box, can, drum, reaction vessel, storage tank, road- or rail-tanker, or the like that contains a hazardous chemical. Pipes or piping systems are not considered to be containers.
A truck trailer body that can be detached from the chassis for loading into a vessel, a rail car or stacked in a container depot. Containers may be ventilated, insulated, refrigerated, flat rack, vehicle rack, open top, bulk liquid or equipped with interior devices. A container may be 20 feet, 40 feet, 45 feet, 48 feet or 53 feet in length, 8'0" or 8'6" in width, and 8'6" or 9'6" in height.
Standard size is 20', 40' and limited availability of 40' "high cube" and 45' containers. Containers and chassis equipment are provided and owned by steamship companies.
A fully enclosed structure suitable for transportation of goods (solid and liquid).
Any receptacle used to accumulate waste from residential, commercial and industrial sites. Containers vary in size and type according to the needs of the customer or restrictions of the community. Containers are also referred to as dumpsters.
A receptacle designed to transport cargo of many types in continuous transportation.
A large cargo-carrying, standard-sized container that can be loaded from one mode of transport to another. The Portastor unit is the Portakabin version of the container, which provides increased security levels.
The standard modular box, or other device, in which a number of packages are stored, protected and handled as a single unit in transit.
a protective transport device for a cassette. [SEMI E19-91] Also called box.
"A single rigid, sealed, reusable metal "box" in which merchandise is shipped by vessel, truck, or rail."
A modular steel box (usually 20-ft or 40-ft) for moving goods securely. Usually used on ships but increasingly linked to road and rail transport.
A box-like device used to store, protect, and handle a number of packages or items as a unit of transit that can be interchanged between trucks, trains, and ships without rehandling the contents.
A standardised unit in which goods are transported by road, rail or sea.
Metal box used for the carriage of cargo. Usual dimensions 20 x 8 x 8.5ft or 40 x 8 x 8.5ft.
A reusable, rigid exterior shipping box that is used to ship goods by ship, truck or rail. Air Freight containers ( ULD or unit lead devices) are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Any bag, barrel, bottle, box, can, cylinder, drum, reaction vessel, storage tank, etc. used for storing substances.
A vessel intended to transport many types of cargo in continuous transportation.
Load-carrying unit constructed to internationally-recognised dimensions
The term container means a single rigid, non-disposable dry cargo, insulated, temperature controlled flatrack, vehicle rack portable liquid tank, or open top container without wheels or bogies attached, having not less than 350 cubic feet capacity, having a closure or permanently hinged door that allows ready access to the cargo (closure or permanently hinged door not applicable to flatrack vehicle rack or portable liquid tank).
Containers are standardized metal compartments for for intermodal transportation of products. Standard external dimensions for containers are a width of 8 feet, and a height of either 8.5 feet or 9.5 feet, and lengths of 20, 40, and 45 feet.
Load Also, FCL "Full Container Load," a load sufficient in size to fill a container either by cubic measurement or by weight.
A pressboard or fiberboard box the size of a casket usually used for immediate/direct cremations; alternative container.
Standard-sized rectangular box used to transport freight by ship, rail and highway. International shipping containers are 20 or 40 feet long, conform to International Standards Organization (ISO) standards and are designed to fit in ships' holds. Containers are transported on public roads atop a container chassis towed by a tractor. Domestic containers, up to 53 feet long and of lighter construction, are designed for rail and highway use only.
A unit load device (ULD) which interfaces directly with the airplane cargo handling and restraint system. (See Unit Load Device.)
For holding/bundling commodities, e.g. boxes, crates, cartons, cans, barrels.
Trailer used by ocean carriers and rail. Identified by four alpha characters, followed by a numerical code(s).
a large, weatherproof box designed for shipping freight in bulk by rail, truck, or ship.
Anything that holds material, including storage tanks, pipelines and packaging (drums, carboys, etc).
Standardised steel box (20' or 40' and 8 feet wide and high) used to carry cargo.
con·tain·er (k?n-ta'n?r) n. A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried. A large reusable receptacle that can accommodate smaller cartons or cases in a single shipment, designed for efficient handling of cargo.
An article of transport equipment that is: 1. Of a permanent character and strong enough for repeated use. 2. Specifically designed to facilitate the carriage of goods by one or more modes of transport without intermediate reloading. 3. Fitted with devices permitting its ready handling, particularly its transfer from one mode to another. The term CONTAINER does not include vehicles. Also referred as: freight container, cargo container, and intermodal container.
A van-type body that can be relatively easily interchanged between trucks, trains and ships
A large metal box in which many packages can be stowed in advance of loading on a ship so that the container can be loaded, stowed and discharged as a complete unit.
a large metal box of standard size for carrying goods; twenty feet and forty feet long containers are common when transporting by sea
Weatherproof box designed for bulk shipment of freight. It is generally used for overseas shipments.
A word with many meanings in transportation: (1) the package enclosing a product; (2) a box, approximately 8 feet wide, 8.5 feet high, and 20, 28, 35, 40, or 55 feet long, that is carried on a truck, a railcar, or a vessel; (3) a box carried aboard an airplane, sometimes with an unusual shape that fits the fuselage's contours.
A reusable, rigid, exterior "box" in which merchandise is shipped by air, vessel, truck, or rail.
Air cargo containers are designed in various sizes and irregular shapes to conform to the inside dimensions of a specific aircraft.
Designed to be moved inland on its own chassis, an ocean container can be loaded at the shipper's plant for shipment overseas. The average outside dimensions are generally 20, 35, and 40 feet in length, 8 feet wide, and 8 feet high.