ITT Exercises - Freight Transportation.pdf

# The total shipment volume is near the capacity of 3 x

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The total shipment volume is near the capacity of 3 x 40-ft standard containers (3 x 50 m 3 = 150 m 3 ). Since we mostly have palletized cargo, with some un-palletized (loose) cargo, we might be able to squeeze it all in. Let’s use 3 x 40 -ft standard containers as the starting point. How can we load our custo mer’s freight most efficiently? i) Start with the largest and heaviest cargo, and begin determining a container loading plan. Remember the rule of 90? 86 in is close to the width of a container (90 in), therefore, let’s turn the crates 90 0 . 474 x 90 x 90 = 10.1 x 1.1 x 1.6 47 86 58 = 10 x 1 x 1 = 10 crates per 40-ft standard container (3 x 40-ft standard containers required) Let’s verify the weight : 22,000 kg (2,200 kg x 10 crates) is within the maximum payload capacity of a 40-ft standard container (25,000 kg). Now we have confirmed that the dimensions and weights for the first part of the shipment are within the capacities of 3 x 40-ft standard containers.

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Answers Ocean Freight Page | 172 2017 40-ft Standard Container - TOP VIEW (3 x 40-ft standard containers required) Floor Level: 10 Crates Unused space Note: Drawing is not to scale. 83 in 47 in 90 in 474 in
Answers Ocean Freight Page | 173 2017 ii) Let’s look at the remaining cargo. We only have 4 inches to the side of the crates, and 4 inches at the door, so we cannot load any of the stuffed toys on the same level as the crates. They must be loaded on top of the crates. How much room do we have left in the container on top of the crates? 90 in 58 in = 32 in Therefore, 32 inches is the height of the remaining space we have left in the container, on top of the crates. How many cartons can go into the remaining space in a 40-ft standard container? 474 x 90 x 32 = 19.8 x 3.8 x 1.3 24 24 24 = 19 x 3 x 1 = 57 cartons per the remaining space in a 40-ft standard container (3 x 40-ft standard containers required) Let’s verify the weight : 3 kg x 57 cartons = 171 kg, which is within the remaining maximum payload capacity of a 40-ft standard container (25,000 kg 22,000 kg = 3,000 kg). Now we have confirmed that the dimensions and weights for both parts of the shipment are within the capacities of 3 x 40-ft standard containers. Ocean Container Loading Plan Container Type No. of Pieces Actual Weight Maximum Weight 40-ft Standard 10 crates + 57 cartons 22,171 kg 25,000 kg 40-ft Standard 10 crates + 57 cartons 22,171 kg 25,000 kg 40-ft Standard 10 crates + 57 cartons 22,171 kg 25,000 kg TOTAL: 3 x 40-ft Standards 30 crates + 171 cartons 66,513 kg 75,000 kg

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Answers Ocean Freight Page | 174 2017 40-ft Standard Container - TOP VIEW (3 x 40-ft standard containers required) Unused space Lower Level (Floor) - 10 crates Upper Level - 57 boxes Note: Drawing is not to scale. 83 in 47 in 90 in 474 in
Answers Ocean Freight Page | 175 2017 Exercise 5.9 (Answer) Completing Ocean Bills of Lading 1. Will this shipment be an FCL or LCL shipment? FCL shipment. Total 80.278 m 3 . You will load 2 x 40-ft standard containers.

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• Fall '18
• Jane Smith
• freight forwarder, Commercial item transport and distribution, CIFFA, Ocean Transportation Intermediary

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