FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions
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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)
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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