Want to choose the right container size for your items?
Come to Ngoc Gia Long, we will advise you on some wooden pallet sizes suitable for your goods.
In the following article, I will summarize about 3 common sizes of containers
Standard of Container Size
Containers have many types and sizes are also varied depending on the different sizes depending on the manufacturer. Due to the above requirements, to be able to use it on a global scale, ISO standards are often applied.
ISO standards relate to a lot of containers, of which ISO 668:1995 stipulates the size and weight of this cargo tool.
According to ISO 668:1995(E), ISO containers are 2,438m (8ft) wide. The 40' length is taken as the standard.
Table of ISO standards for containers
Container 20′ (20’DC)
Container 40′ thường (40’DC)
Container 40′ cao (40’HC)
Full Load (Cargo + Case)
Types of Container Sizes
In the field of transportation, containers have the 3 most common preliminary sizes:
Container 20'DC: 6m long, 2.4m wide, 2.6m high
Container 40'DC: 12m long, 2.4m wide, 2.6m high
Container 40'HC: 12m long, 2.4m wide, 2.9m high
Pallets No size in Vietnam
Pallets are used in all fields, different industries, and the sizes are also flexible.
Currently, the industry or packaging does not give a specific size but based on the size of the item and then produces pallets.
However, there are still some specific standards for pallets of items in industries,
There are 6 standard pallet sizes recognized by ISO according to the global ISO 6780 international standard by regions:
Asia (1100 × 1100 mm (43.30 × 43.30 in))
Europe, Asia (1000 × 1200 mm (39.37 × 47.24 in))
Europe (800 × 1200 mm (31.50 × 47.24 in))
North America, Europe, Asia (1067 × 1067 mm (42.00 × 42.00 in))
North America (1219 × 1016 mm (48.00 × 40.00 in))
Australia (1165 × 1165 mm (44.88 × 44.88 in))
Choose the size of wooden pallets through the glaze (PDS)
Pallet Design System™ (PDS) is a wooden pallet design program of the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association.
Some enterprises in Vietnam with overseas capital are using software to design wooden pallets lined up in containers, depending on the goods used, they will have different sizes so that each type of goods is different.