Photo: Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, 2012.
20-Foot and 40-Foot Containers
The 20 foot container was the first intermodal container unit to
receive wide acceptance as it was set as an ISO standard. Although for
many supply chains, particularly those concerning retail, the 40 foot
container tends to be privileged, there is still a substantial market
for the 20 foot container. Ponderous commodities as best moved in 20 footer
loads since 20 foot and 40 foot containers have close to the same