FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions
We only require a 24 hour notice for your service requests. So if you have a container arriving tomorrow, let us know today!
In logistics a lumper is a person that unloads the contents on a shipping container.
Costs to unload a container can vary depending on several factors:
Using these factors we determine the price per container.
BELOW IS A CALCULATOR TO DETERMINE UNLOADING COSTS
*actual pricing will vary. Click here to see how we determine your pricing.
Yes, Container Specialists has it own WCB/WSIB and Liability insurance coverage.
|8||8ft shipping container||7ft 6in (2.27m)||8ft (2.43m)||7ft (2.20m)|
|10||10ft shipping container||8ft 6in (2.59m)||9ft 10in (2.99 m)||8ft (2.44m)|
|20||20ft shipping container||8ft 6in (2.6m)||20ft (6.06m)||8ft (2.44m)|
|40||40ft shipping container|
|40ft (12.2m)||8ft (2.44m)|
A lumper charge is a fee charged to the carrier when a shipper utilizes third-party workers to help load or unload the trailer contents.
Container Specialists inc. calculates these costs using the following formula found (HERE)
We work with companies that require the unloading of containers.
- Distribution centers
- Fulfillment centers
- Cold Storage facilities
- Importers and Exporters
Cross-docking is the practice of unloading contents from a shipping container, then moving these contents directly into outbound trucks, trailers, or rail cars, with little or no storage in between.
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