Container on Flat Car

Logistics Term

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.

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