Container Chassis

Logistics Term

Container Chassis Definition

Container chassis is also known as intermodal chassis. It refers to wheeled equipment carrying containers through trucks between warehouses, terminals, and ports. It has a steel frame with axle systems, tires, brakes, and suspensions.

Typically, a standard chassis moves regular ISO containers that range between 20 feet and 40 feet with two axles. A tri-axle chassis is only necessary when transporting a 20-foot container weighing more than 36,000 pounds or a 40-foot container weighing more than 44,000 pounds.

Container Chassis Types

There are three main types of container chassis.
Standard Container Chassis
Tilt Container Chassis
Extendable Container Chassis

Other types of chassis include:
Gooseneck Chassis
Extendable Chassis
Heavy-Duty Chassis
Lightweight Chassis

To determine the best type of container transport, speak with an experienced container mover.

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