FAQs from Freight World
What opportunity exists in container trade, that would interest the truckload/freight community?
$9B Container Market
Just need cash, space, and forethought
Containers make money throughout their life (rent/ lease/ liquidation)
What are the different types and uses of containers?
Conditions / Specialized
Not just shipping and storage – construction, fab, modular, safes
What kind of equipment is needed for load/offload, and transportation of containers?
Flatbed Std vs Stepdeck HC
Depot/Term/Port have cranes and equip, delivery (landoll need?)
Are there any regulations required in domestic container trade, that would cause a barrier to entry?
Typical DOT Requirements
Reiterate Height Variation
TWIC and SCAC at Ports/Terminals
How does one begin to understand pricing and sourcing of containers?
Knowledge is local
Discounts in Bulk
Dependent on Transportation so correlated supply/demand