What is FCL?

FCL, also known as container shipping, stands for Full Container Load. This term refers to a single shipment that has exclusive use of a container.

Unsworth Global Logistics are able to offer our customers worldwide Container Shipping (FCL) services for a range of cargo.

FCL shipments are suited those who have large amounts of goods to send.

Related term – LCL – Less than Container Load – refers to the shipping of smaller ocean consignments, generally less than 20 CBM, which do not require a full containers capacity.

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Container Sizes

The most popular sizes are:

20 foot: 20’ long x 8’ wide x 8 ½’ high external (c. 6.1m x 2.4m x 2.6m)
40 foot: 40’ long x 8’ wide x 8 ½’ high external (c. 12.2m x 2.4m x 2.6m)

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