Talking about shipping containers, if there is one thing that we want you to know about it, that would be the fact that it is a metal container that is created specially to carry the task of shipping. We want you to know as well that these containers come in different sizes and also, they can be shipped anywhere in the world. Furthermore, we want you to know as well that these shipping containers are designed specifically to be waterproof and airtight so the goods that they are carrying inside are protected and sealed from any outside elements that may cause harm to it. You should know by now that these containers do not duplicate since there are prefixes present in the numbers of the containers and these prefixes and container numbers are used for the purpose of identifying the name of the carrier. For an instance, the prefix ACXU is exclusively used and will only be used by the carrier name Atlantic Cargo. That is why if you have plans of tracking the shipping container that carries the items or goods being shipped to you, it would be best for you to ensure that you are using the carrier prefix in the container number so that you can verify it properly and appropriately.
The next thing that we should know regarding shipping containers is the fact that they be so expensive if you are to own one, hence shipping tracker companies have find this as an opportunity to offer you the chance of leasing one of the shipping containers that come from depots. We have already stated not too long ago that there are tons of shipping containers that come in different forms and these containers will give you what you need, though their numbers may confuse you so the best possible thing that you can do is to conduct your own research and find out which among them can provide or can cater to all the needs and wants you may have.
The very first type of shipping containers that we want you to be aware of is the dry cargo containers and these containers are said to come in lengths from twenty feet to forty five feet. And also, there goes the fact as well that these containers are known for being available in the regular dry cargo container style and the high cube styles.
The next one that we will be introducing to you is the refrigerated container or better know as the reefer container and these containers are one of the commonly used containers out there and they come in the same length as the dry cargo containers.