Container Specifications

General Equipment Features

Standard cargo weight guideline: 38,000 lbs. for a 20′ container unit and 44,000 lbs. for a 40′ container unit.

ACL has various types of chassis equipment available that will allow for greater cargo load weight and meet the U.S. FHWA weight guidelines.

ACL’s equipment fleet of open top containers features TIR approved tarpaulins along with removable rear headers.

ACL’s technologically advanced tri-axle and superslider chassis are available to accommodate the most challenging requirements.

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20′ x 8’6″ Standard Containers

External Dimensions
Length
20′
(6.10M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
8’6″
(2.59M)
Internal Dimensions
Length
19’3 89/100″
(5.89M)
Width
7’8 19/32″
(2.35M)
Height
7’8 13/25″
(2.35M)
Door Opening
Width
7’8 1/8″
(2.34M)
Height
7’5 37/100″
(2.27M)
Payload

1,173 cu. ft.
(33.2 cu. m.)
Tare
5,119 lbs
(2,322 kg.)
Cargo
38,000 lbs.
(17,236 kg.)

40′ x 8’6″ Standard Containers

External Dimensions
Length
40′
(12.19M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
8’6″
(2.59M)
Internal Dimensions
Length
39’5 31/50″
(12.03M)
Width
7’8 19/32″
(2.35M)
Height
7’8 19/32″
(2.39M)
Door Opening
Width
7’8 1/8″
(2.34M)
Height
7’5 19/25″
(2.28M)
Payload

2,391 cu. ft.
(67.6 cu. m.)
Tare
8,686 lbs
(3,940 kg.)
Cargo
44,000 lbs
(19,958 kg.)

40′ x 9’6″ High-Cube Containers

External Dimensions
Length
40′
(12.19M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
9’6″
(2.90M)
Internal Dimensions
Length
39’5 21/32″
(12.03M)
Width
7’8 19/32″
(2.35M)
Height
8’10 19/64″
(2.70M)
Door Opening
Width
7’8 1/8″
(2.34M)
Height
8’5 49/64″
(2.59M)
Payload

2,698 cu. ft.
(76.4 cu. m.)
Tare
8,885 lbs
(4,030 kg.)
Cargo
44,000 lbs
(19,958 kg.)

20′ Open Top Containers

External Dimensions
Length
20′
(6.10M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
8’6″
(2.59M)
Internal Dimensions
Length
19’4 13/64″
(6.90M)
Width
7’8 19/32″
(2.35M)
Height
7’8 7/16″
(2.35M)
Door Opening
Width
7’8 1/6″
(2.34M)
Height
7’5 49/64″
(2.28M)
Payload

1,150 cu. ft.
(32.5 cu. m.)
Tare
4,850 lbs
(2,200 kg.)
Cargo
38,000 lbs
(17,237 kg.)

40′ Open Top Containers

External Dimensions
Length
40′
(12.19M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
8’6″
(2.59M)
Internal Dimensions
Length
39’5 5/8″
(12.03M)
Width
7’8 33/64″
(2.35M)
Height
7’9 3/16″
(2.37M)
Door Opening
Width
7’8 3/64″
(2.34M)
Height
7’5 41/64″
(2.28M)
Payload

2,363 cu. ft.
(66.9 cu. m.)
Tare
9,150 lbs
(4,150 kg.)
Cargo
44,000 lbs
(19,958 kg.)

40′ x 9’6″ High-Cube Refrigerated Containers

External Dimensions
Length
40′
(12.19M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
9’6″
(2.90M)
Internal Dimensions
Length
38′ 9/64″
(11.59M)
Width
7’6 5/32″
(2.29M)
Height
8’4 13/64″
(2.55M)
Door Opening
Width
7’6 5/32″
(2.29M)
Height
8’4 43/64″
(2.56M)
Payload

2,385 cu. ft.
(67.5 cu. m.)
Tare
12,690 lbs
(5,756 kg.)
Cargo
*41,000 lbs
(18,598 kg.)

Tri-axle Chassis

Tri-axle
Length Closed
23’6″
Length Open
28’6″
Width
96″-102″
Tare Weight
8,680-8,940
Maximum Cargo Wt.
44,000 lbs
Superslider
Length Closed
28′
Length Open
38′
Width
96′
Tare Weight
9,300
Maximum Cargo Wt.*
47,500 lbs

40′ Flatracks

External Dimensions
Length
40′
(12.9M)
Width
8′
(2.44M)
Height
9’6″
(2.90M)
Internal Dimensions
Length Between Headboards
38’9″
(11.82M)
Length Between Corner Posts
38’4″
(11.64M)
Width Overall Deck
7’9″
(2.37M)
Height
7’5 9/64″
(2.26M)
Payload
Tare
9,921 lbs
(4,500 kg.)
Cargo
44,000 lbs
(19,958 kg.)