FAQ – What truck will deliver my Container?

What size is the truck that will deliver my container?

20′ container – Tilt Tray vehicles generally require a minimum of 3m width to fit into a spot (including the side mirrors and cabin). They usually have a deck height of 1.3m with an overall height of 3.8m when loaded with a standard container.  They need 20 m length clearance and 8 m high to reverse and unload when tilting.

40′ container  – A Super Tilt has a maximum tray length of 14 metres.
The maximum weight allowed to be carried on an Super Tilt is 18 tonne.
The tray width of a Super Tilts is 2.4 metres wide, but can take loads over 3 metres wide.
They need 40 m length clearance and 8 m high to reverse and unload when tilting.

Courtesy Transmech

Options depending on location for delivery:

A side loader needs 4.6m height (15.1ft), 6m  width (19.6ft) and 16m length (53ft) and the container is off-loaded on the drivers side of the vehicle parallel to the truck.

A Hiab, or crane truck, can load to either side or  back or at an angle to the truck.  It needs 4.6m height (15.1ft) for roller door entry and 10m (33ft) for unloading; length 10m (33ft), width 3.5m (11.5ft)

 

 

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