Difference between general dry container and open side Container
Monday, May 22, 2017     Category : Containers

The information provided here is part of Export Import Training online

Difference between open side container and general dry container 




Difference between dry container and open sided containerHere we discuss about the difference between general dry container and open side container.


One of the main differences between a general containers and open side container is that, unlike in normal dry container, open sided container has two sets of double door at the lengthy side. Such two doors are arranged to open the entire length of the container with complete access to the container for loading and unloading. However, in exceptional cases, three doors open sided container is also manufactured to facilitate customers to meet their requirements. The side doors are manufactured to open either an eight feet opening or a twenty feet opening for a 20’ container as per requirements. Compared to general dry container, oversized equipment can be fit perfectly in to open sided container.


Compared to general container, the area (space) can be utilized effectively in open sided container. Another difference between general dry container and open sided container is that, in an open sided container, the loading and unloading is very easy as it has side opening arrangements.


If open side container is compared to normal container, in an open side container, the storing of goods is easier without offloading all goods from the container. . The bigger size of goods can be easily fit in to a open side container unlike other standard container.


Website links explaining about both general container and open side container is given below, so as to enable you to know more about normal dry container and open side container.


Standard Dry Containers
Open Side Containers
Dimension details of Normal Dry Container 20’
Measurements of normal dry cargo container 40’

Types of export containers
Dimensions of different export shipping containers


Have you satisfied about this post about General dry container Vs Open side container?


Would you like to add more details about difference between normal container and open side container? If you wish to add more information about difference between normal container and open side contianer, you may mention below this article. You can also share your experience in handling open side container and general dry container.



GST rate payable for goods or service, click here


Click here to know GST exemption list of goods and service

The above information is a part of Import Export online Training

Comment below about this post on difference between normal container and open side container.


Also read;

How to export your product?
How to import your product?
Click here to know HS code of your product
What is the ITC code (Indian Tariff Code) of your product?
12 Major risks and solutions in Imports and Exports
Different types of export containers


Related study about international trade:

How to prepare an Export Packing list. Contents of Export Packing list
How to prepare Purchase order
How to hide invoice value of original contract under high sea sale transactions
How to know the quality, quantity or contents of goods before import customs clearance
How to obtain a duplicate BL, if original bill of lading lost
How to obtain GSP - Certificate of Origin?
How to make delay in delivery of Shipment?
How to minimize import cargo clearance time? An open logic proposal to WTO
How to obtain waiver on detention/ demurrage on imported goods/container from Shipping company/CFS
How to open an LC? Procedures to open a Letter of Credit
How to overcome credit risk in export business?
How to overcome Negative thoughts in export business
How to prepare an Export Invoice. Contents of Export commercial Invoice



Discussion Forum

You can also share your thoughts about this article.
Any one can answer on question posted by Readers

  Your Name - required  
  Email ID will not be published - Required  
(Enter above code)  


Track Your Air Shipment Here 
Track Your Sea Shipment Here 
Most Recent Articles
» GST taxable rate GST rate on Computer monitors not exceeding 17 inches
» Narrowed GST amount of rate on Electrical Filaments or discharge lamps
» Revised GST on sale or purchase of Instruments for measuring length
» Lowered down GST on Intraocular lens business
» TrimmedGST payable rate on purchase or sale of Muddhas
» Chopped GST amount of rate on Numismatic coins business
» Reduced GST on Perforating or stapling machines, pencil sharpening machine
» Scaled down rate of GST on purchase or sale of Playing cards
» Minimized GST scheduled rate on Postage or revenue stamp sbusiness
» Scaled down GST rate on Recorder under HSN 8521
  Import  |
  Export  |
  For Beginners  |
  Track Your Shipment  |
  Abbreviations  |
  Inco Terms  |
  Export India  |
  Import India  |
  Import US  |
  Export Import Terms  |
  Export incentives and benefits  |
  FAQ  |
  Bill of Lading  |
  Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20  |
  Start your own Export Import Business  |
  HS code  |
  Indian Budget 2014-15  |
  Banking (India)  |
  India Trade Classification (ITC)  |
  How to Import  |
  Containers  |
  Indian Budget 2015-16  |
  Income Tax  |
  Forms  |
  How to export  |
  Foreign Trade Policy 2014-19  |
  Freight forwarding Terms  |
  Business Terms  |
  Terms in Banking  |
  Shipping Terms  |
  Import Terms  |
  Export Terms  |
  Customs Terms  |
  Excise Terms  |
  International Business Terms  |
  Notifications  |
  GST  |
  SVB  |
  Indian Budget 2016-17  |
  Income Tax  |
  HS Codes  |
  GST Law  |
  GST,FAQ  |
  HSN Codes for GST  |
  SAC for GST  |
  Indian Budget 2017-18  |
  Service Tax 2017  |
  GST rates  |
  Logistics  |
  GST service code  |
  GST exemptions  |
  Me  |  Privacy policy  |  Terms and conditions  
Designed and Hosted by Adsin Media