Flat Rack Shipping Container

Flat Rack shipping containers are used to transport bulky or heavy cargo that will not fit inside a standard shipping container and needs to be loaded from the side or the top (ie., pipe, timber, etc.).

Flat Rack Shipping Container

Flat Rack shipping containers are used to transport bulky or heavy cargo that will not fit inside a standard shipping container and needs to be loaded from the side or the top (ie., pipe, timber, etc.).

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Some flat racks have fixed or collapsible posts or walls on each end and other types of flat racks are simply platform flat racks.

There are 3 types of flat rack containers:

• Collapsible Flat Racks
• Non-Collapsible /Fixed Flat Racks
• Platform Flat Racks

Collapsible flat racks allow the two ends walls or posts to fold down which makes it easy to load and unload, as well as store. Four collapsible flat racks stacked on top of each other take up almost the same amount of space as one standard dry van shipping container.

Non-collapsible flat racks have fixed walls or posts on both ends. This type of flat rack is stronger and can accommodate heavier loads.

Both types of flat rack containers have numerous lashing rings fixed to the sides, the corners, and the wooden floor of the container so that cargo can be tied down. Some flat racks also come with lashing belts, stanchions, and lashing winches for added security.

Flat rack containers come in 20-foot and 40-foot sizes.

Additional Flat Rack types: Other flat rack container types exist, these include: Fixed post flat racks, Platform post flat racks.

Shipping Container Flat Rack

COLLAPSIBLE FLAT RACK

Shipping Flat Rack Container

PLATFORM FLAT RACK

Flat Rack Container

FIXED POST FLAT RACK

How Big Is a Flat Rack Shipping Container?

It can be a challenge to picture exactly how big a container can be. Here are a few everyday guidelines to help you.