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What is a Chassis in Ocean Container Transport?

When transporting ocean containers across the road, a chassis is a specific trailer or undercarriage.

Why is a Chassis Required for Container Transport?

For a package moving by truck, a chassis will be required, and there will be a chassis fee.

What is a Tri-Axle Chassis?

Trucks carrying overweight FCL goods will have a tri-axle chassis. A tri-axle chassis is often necessary for a 20' container weighing more than 36,000 lbs. or a 40' container weighing more than 44,000 lbs.

How Does the Chassis Function?

The purpose of the chassis is to tightly fasten the container to the chassis, preventing any unnecessary movement. To properly suit an FCL container, chassis are available in both 20' and 40' container sizes.

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