03 September 2013
road-transport

Is container shipping in Europe cheaper than road transport? We will look into this matter by comparing the price of 1 truck  vs 1 40ft sea container. Why a 40ft container? Because it is the closest to the measurements of a truck trailer. As a side note, we do not compare the speed of transportation, because here land transport clearly has an edge. The most typical truck trailer characteristics: Capacity 80-90m3 Max weight 24t Length 13.6m Width 2.45m Height 2.4-2.7m Can fit up to 34 EUR pallets A standard […]

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