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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.

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Freight Shipping Trailer Dimensions

Flatbed carrier freight trailer dimensions

Flatbed (FL) Carrier Dimensions

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  • Length: 48 feet
  • Height: 8'6" (102")
  • Maximum Lading Weight: 46-48,000 lbs

Can contain 24 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Step deck carrier freight trailer dimensions

Single Drop (SD) Step Deck Carrier Dimensions

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  • 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

Can contain 24 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Conestoga step deck freight trailer dimensions

Step Deck (SD) Conestoga Carrier Dimensions

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  • 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

Can contain 24 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

53 foot long box freight trailer dimensions

53' Dry Van Long Box Dimensions

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  • Door opening width: 102"
  • Door opening height: 110"
  • Length: 52' - 6 1/4"
  • Width: 100"
  • Height: 110"
  • Maximum Lading Weight: 45,000 lbs

Can contain 26 unstacked GMA pallets (48" x 40")

Straight truck freight trailer dimensions

Straight Truck Carrier Dimensions

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  • Door opening width: 87"
  • Door opening height: 88"
  • Length: 288"
  • Width: 91"
  • Height: 89"
  • Weight capacity: 15,000 lbs

Can contain 12 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Sprinter van carrier freight trailer dimensions

Sprinter Van Carrier Dimensions

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  • Door opening width: 48"
  • Door opening height: 46"
  • Length: 170"
  • Width: 53"
  • Height: 72"
  • Weight capacity: 3,000 lbs

Can contain 3 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Standard midsize dry van freight trailer dimensions

Standard Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

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  • Length: 45'
  • Total height: 12'6"
  • Door opening width: 92"
  • Door opening height: 92"
  • Weight capacity: 45,000 lbs

Can contain 22 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

Cargo van freight trailer dimensions

Cargo Van Carrier Dimensions

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  • Door opening width: 48"
  • Door opening height: 46"
  • Length: 50"
  • Width: 48"
  • Height: 46"
  • Weight capacity: 2,500 lbs

Can contain 1 unstacked GMA Pallet (48" x 40")

Midsize Dry Van Freight Trailer Dimensions

Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

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  • Length: 42'
  • Width: 96"
  • Height: 12'6"
  • Door opening width: 92"
  • Door opening height: 92"
  • Weight capacity: 45,000 lbs

Can contain 20 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

40 foot dry van freight trailer dimensions

Small Midsize Dry Van Trailer Dimensions

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  • Length: 40'
  • Width: 96"
  • Height: 12'6"
  • Door opening width: 92"
  • Door opening height: 92"
  • Weight capacity: 45,000 lbs

Can contain 20 unstacked GMA Pallets (48" x 40")

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.

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 flatbed, dry van, sprinter van or straight truck – rely on the expert transportation logistics team at Direct Drive Logistics.

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