Freight Shipping Options - Trailer Dimensions

Choose a semi-trailer perfect for your needs

A semi-trailer is a container without an axle. There are several types and sizes. The various types of containers include dry vans, refrigerated (reefers) and tank trailers. Some trailers are better suited to your needs depending on your cargo. The current standard container sizes are 53’ or 48’ in length and 102” or 96” in width (53’ x 102” and 48’ x 96”). There are different sizes for use in transporting your goods. Below are some of the dimensions of shipping containers provided by Direct Drive Logistics.

Size and weight restrictions in the United States:

  • Max Width: 8’6” (102”)
  • Max Height: 13’6”
  • Max Overall length: 80’
  • Max Total Weight: 80,000 lbs.

Freight Shipping Trailer Dimensions

Flat bed carrier dimensions

Flatbed (FL) Carrier Dimensions

Length 48 feet
Height 8'6" (102")
Maximum Lading Weight 46-48,000 lbs
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Can contain 24 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

 

Step deck carrier dimensions

Single Drop (SD) Step Deck Carrier Dimensions

Length 48 feet
Width 8'6" (102")
Upper Deck Length 11 feet
Upper Deck Height 8'6" (102")
Lower Deck Length 37 feet
Lower Deck Height 10" (120")
Maximum Lading Weight 46-48,000 lbs
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Can contain 24 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Conestoga step deck trailer dimensions

Step Deck (SD) Conestoga Carrier Dimensions

Length 48 feet
Width 8'6" (102")
Upper Deck Length 11 feet
Upper Deck Height 8'4" (100")
Lower Deck Length 37 feet
Lower Deck Height 9'10" (118")
Maximum Lading Weight 46,000 lbs
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Can contain 24 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

53 foot long box dimensions

53' Dry Van Long Box Dimensions

Door opening width 102"
Door opening height 110"
Length 52' - 6 1/4"
Width 100"
Height 110"
Maximum Lading Weight 45,000 lbs
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Can contain 26 unstacked GMA pallets (48" x 40")

Straight truck dimensions

Straight Truck Carrier Dimensions

Door opening width 87"
Door opening height 88"
Length 288"
Width 91"
Height 89"
Weight capacity 15,000 lbs
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Can contain 12 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Sprinter van carrier dimensions

Sprinter Van Carrier Dimensions

Door opening width 48"
Door opening height 46"
Length 170"
Width 53"
Height 72"
Weight capacity 3,000 lbs
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Can contain 3 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Standard midsize dry van trailer dimensions

Standard Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

Length 45'
Total height 12'6"
Door opening width 92"
Door opening height 92"
Weight capacity 45,000 lbs
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Can contain 22 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

 

Cargo van dimensions

Cargo Van Carrier Dimensions

Door opening width 48"
Door opening height 46"
Length 50"
Width 48"
Height 46"
Weight capacity 2,500 lbs
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Can contain 1 unstacked GMA Pallet (48" x 40")

Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

Length 42'
Width 96"
Height 12'6"
Door opening width 92"
Door opening height 92"
Weight capacity 45,000 lbs
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Can contain 20 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

40 foot dry van trailer dimensions

Small Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

Length 40'
Height 96"
Total height 12'6"
Door opening width 92"
Door opening height 92"
Weight capacity 45,000 lbs
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Can contain 20 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

 

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We Deliver Worldwide Freight Shipping Options to YOU.

We’ve listed a variety of freight shipping container dimensions to help you prepare for your deliveries. Our freight trailers are chosen based on the freight shipping containers of your choice. If you have any questions at all our friendly logistics experts are here to help. From full truckload (FTL) freight shipments across the nation to less than truckload (LTL) 45 ft container shipments across the globe, Direct Drive Logistics will deliver THE optimal shipping solution for your specific freight. Get your business moving with the BEST woman owned logistics company.

You have goods needing to be transported. Direct Drive Logistics has the resources to get just the right semi-trailer you’ll need. We pride ourselves in having a 99.9% claim-free freight delivery record. Our record is your guarantee we’ll deliver in customer service and experience.

We offer a wide selection of freight shipping options and trailer dimensions to meet all international and domestic shipping requirements. There are size and weight restrictions to keep in mind when arranging your next over the road transportation and delivery methods. Whether you decide on a flat bed, dry van, sprinter van or straight truck – rely on the expert transportation logistics team at Direct Drive Logistics.

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