ITT Exercises - Freight Transportation.pdf

# By loading in this manner we see that for every 84 in

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By loading in this manner, we see that for every 84 in of floor length used, we can load 4 pallets on the floor. By maximizing the efficiency of loading these crates, we can now get 5 crates per LD7 pallet. Since we are shipping 15 crates, we need a total of 3 x LD7 pallets. Now we need to load the remaining cartons of brochures. We have 1 space on the pallet left to load, 41 in (125 in length of pallet 38 in 46 in = 41 in) x 42 in (88 in width of pallet 46 in crate = 42 in). L x W x H remaining space on pallet: 42 x 41 x 64 L x W x H carton: 18 12 12 = 2.3 x 3.4 x 5.3 = 2 x 3 x 5 = 30 38 in 46 in. 38 in 46 in 88 in LD7 Pallet 125 in crate crate crate crate crate

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Answers Air Freight Page | 104 2017 This tells us we can load 30 cartons in the remaining space on 1 x LD7 pallet. However, we also have room on top of the 5 crates in which to load additional cartons. The remaining space above the group of 4 interlocked crates is 84 in x 84 in x 26 in (64 in pallet height 38 in crate height = 26 in). L x W x H remaining space on top of crates: 84 x 84 x 26 L x W x H Carton: 18 12 12 = 4.7 x 7 x 2.2 = 4 x 7 x 2 = 56 This tells us we can load 56 cartons in the remaining space on top of the group of 4 crates. In this case, we are not tight for space, so to equal out the shipment amongst all 3 x LD7 pallets, we will only load 50 cartons on each LD7 pallet. 88 in LD7 Pallet 125 in crate crate crate crate crate Cartons 3 cartons long x 2 cartons wide x 5 layers high = 30 cartons 88 in LD7 Pallet 125 in crate crate crate Cartons 3 cartons long x 2 cartons wide x 5 layers high = 30 cartons Cartons 5 cartons long x 4 cartons wide x 1 layer high = 20 cartons
Answers Air Freight Page | 105 2017 L et’s verify the weights to ensure we are not over the capacity of an LD7 pallet: 5 crates x 1,500 lb = 7,500 lb 50 cartons x 30 lb = 1,500 lb TOTAL per LD7 pallet = 9,000 lb This is within the capacity of 1 x LD7 pallet (max is 10,000 lb). Now we have confirmed that the dimensions and weights for this shipment are within the capacities of 3 x LD7 pallets. Container Loading Plan Container Type No. of Pieces Actual Weight Maximum Weight LD 7 pallet 5 crates + 50 cartons 9,000 lb 10,000 lb LD 7 pallet 5 crates + 50 cartons 9,000 lb 10,000 lb LD 7 pallet 5 crates + 50 cartons 9,000 lb 10,000 lb TOTAL: 3 x LD7 pallets 15 crates + 150 cartons 27,000 lb 30,000 lb Note: There are other alternatives to the above, but generally use the KISS Principle (Keep It Short and Simple). Start with the heaviest/largest cargo, spread the load amongst all containers, and then fill the remaining space equally with the rest of the cargo. The above container loading plan is the simplest, as it spreads the cargo evenly amongst all 3 x LD7 pallets.

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Answers Air Freight Page | 106 2017 Exercise 4.4 (Answer) Container Loading Plan 1. Shipment details: x 36 wooden crates of machinery x Each wooden crate is 40 in L x 20 in W x 20 in H x Each wooden crate is 700 lb.
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• Fall '18
• Jane Smith
• freight forwarder, Commercial item transport and distribution, CIFFA, Ocean Transportation Intermediary

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