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A wheeled frame that supports and carries containers in the transportation process.

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What is a Chassis?

In shipping, a chassis is a specialized trailer frame with wheels and suspension that is used to transport containers over the road. The chassis is designed to support and carry the weight of the container and provide a secure and stable platform for transportation. 


Chassis are typically used for transporting standard ISO shipping containers, which are rectangular metal containers used for transporting goods by sea, rail, or truck. The container is placed on top of the chassis and secured with twist locks, which connect the container to the chassis. 


Chassis can be designed for specific types of containers, such as standard 20-foot or 40-foot containers, or for specialized containers such as refrigerated or hazardous materials containers. The availability and cost of chassis can vary depending on market conditions and the location and type of container being transported. 


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