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b) How many containers are needed? c) What types of containers are needed?

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Questions Ocean Freight Page | 138 2017 Exercise 5.6 (Question) Exact Examples 1. There are many different methods of calculating the exact stowage plan. In this assignment we will demonstrate one method and encourage you to continue with the method “that works for you . Note: Refer to the CIFFA International Transportation and Trade textbook for “estimating” examples . Use the average container dimensions in Appendix “ H. The customer has the exact dimensions and weight for the shipment, you can now calculate the exact number of containers needed. 20 pallets, dimensions of each pallet are 42 in L x 48 in W x 40 in H. Each pallet weighs 890 kg. Can we fit this cargo into a 20-ft standard container as previously estimated? Step 1: divide the length, width and height into the length, width, and height of the chosen container. Step 2: i s there a more efficient way to load your customer’s freight? Step 3: a) Is there any way you can load this cargo to fit the total of 20 pallets instead of 16? b) Do you have any space left in the container? c) How many pallets can you fit in the container? 2. Answer the following questions, using the ocean container dimensions and capacities in Appendix “ H. A shipment of steel rods needs to be transported by ocean container. The customer provides the following details of the shipment: x 22 steel rods un-palletized x Dimensions of each rod are 86 in L x 38 in W x 45 in H x Weight of each rod is 1,000. What type(s) and how many ocean containers are required to move this shipment most economically? Step 1: estimate the containers required. Step 2: i s there a more efficient way to load your customer’s freight?
Questions Ocean Freight Page | 139 2017 Exercise 5.7 (Question) Calculating the Actual Number of Containers Required Answer the following questions. Note: U se the ocean container dimensions and capacities in Appendix “ H. 1. A shipment of auto parts needs to be transported by ocean container. Details: 24 crates of auto parts. Dimensions of each crate are 88 in L x 39 in W x 40 in H, the weight of each crate is 1,000 kg. Keep upright. How many and what type(s) of ocean containers are required to move this shipment most economically? 2. A shipment of electronic goods needs to be transported by ocean container. Details: 80 pallets of electronic goods. Dimensions of each pallet are 48 in L x 40 in W x 48 in H, the weight of each pallet is 600 kg. Keep upright, do not break down. How many and what type(s) of ocean containers are required to move this shipment most economically?

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Questions Ocean Freight Page | 140 2017 Exercise 5.8 (Question) Calculating the Actual Number of Containers Required Generating an Ocean Container Loading Plan Answer the following questions.
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• Fall '18
• Jane Smith
• freight forwarder, Commercial item transport and distribution, CIFFA, Ocean Transportation Intermediary

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