Container on Flat Car
Container on a Flat Car Definition
A Container on a Flat Car (COFC) is when containers are hauled on railroad flatcars. Containers are single-stacked and transported between transport hubs. COFC is often confused with good cars, but the main difference is well cars are single or double-stacked, while containers on a flat car are only single-stacked.
Benefits of Container a Flat Car
There are several benefits of Containers on Flat Cars including:
- Easy loading
- Reduced lead times
- Reduced transport costs
- And more
Trucking is the more common option to ship containers, but Containers on Flat Cars is a great and affordable alternative option.