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Containerization (Export/Import Goods)

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Containerization (Export/Import Goods)

  1. 1. CONTAINERIZATION Course Instructor: Sneha Sharma
  2. 2. Containerization  It is a shipping system based on large up to 48 feet long cargo carrying containers that can be easily inter changed without re-handling the contents.
  3. 3. Container  A container is a single, rigidly sealed , reusable metal box in which merchandise is shipped by vessel, truck or rail.  A freight containers is defined as an article of transport equipment  It can be made from steel, aluminum, plywood, fiberglass.  The standard size of containers is 20 by 40 feet.
  4. 4. Types of Containers Open Top Containers Reefer containers Flat track Containers Platform Containers Half-Height Containers Side Door Containers Ventilated Containers Bulk Containers Insulated Containers Collapsible Containers Tank Containers
  5. 5. Open Top Containers Agricultural and construction machinery, scraps, rolls of plastic sheet, marble slabs, castings
  6. 6. Reefer containers Fruits , vegetables, perishable goods
  7. 7. Flat track Containers AC, Boilers, construction machinery , electronic generators, newsprint machines
  8. 8. Platform Containers Overweight items: pipes, plywood sheets, rods, steel
  9. 9. Half-Height Containers Extremely heavy cargo like steel beams or coils of
  10. 10. Side Door Containers
  11. 11. Ventilated Containers Coffee, cocoa etc , items that need ventilation
  12. 12. Bulk Containers Grains, granules, sand, nuts, beans, malt, sugar, dry
  13. 13. Insulated Containers
  14. 14. Collapsible Containers
  15. 15. Tank Containers Flammables, oxidizing agents, toxic substances, corrosives, food products like alcohols, fruit juices, edible oils, food
  16. 16. Container Corporation of India established in 1988 under Ministry of Railways CONCOR
  17. 17. It is a site located away from traditional land, air and coastal borders for facilitating the international trade through strategic investments in multimodal transportation assets and by promotion value added services as goods mover through supply chain . ICD (Inland Container Depots or Inland Ports or Dry Ports)

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