Shipping Container

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A standard-sized 20-40 feet long rectangular box used to transfer cargo over several transportation mode.

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What is a Shipping Container?

A shipping container is a large standardized container used to transport goods by ship, rail and truck. They are designed to be strong and weatherproof, and can be stacked in large numbers. 


Shipping containers come in a variety of sizes and are used to transport everything from food and clothing to cars and heavy machinery. 

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