Knowledge and Experience: with several staff boasting over 20 years experience in the freight industry you can be rest assured that your cargo is being handled in the most efficient manner possible.

Due to the volumes of cargo we move we can negotiate very competitive rates with all the leading shipping lines. Call today for our current rates and schedules.

The extensive knowledge of our staff ensures that attention to detail is applied to all shipments, which is often crucial in saving time and costs on seafreight shipments. Utilising our carefully selected international partners we can ensure a premium service is maintained from collection through to delivery.

Shipping made easy.

Ocean Logistics

AMCO Logistics strives to offer a complete logistics package. An important part of this is working with shipping lines around the world to provide efficient sea freight options for our customers at affordable prices, thanks to our high volume discounts.

Please see below for details. If it sounds interesting and you’d like to know more give us a ring on +44 1283 734026.

FCL (Full Container Loads)

For shipments in 20′ and/or 40′ and even 45′ containers from clients warehouse to port of export and on to vessel for shipment to destination.

LCL (Less than full Container Load)

For smaller shipments not requiring a full container whereby AMCO Logistics consolidate several smaller shipments into a full container; and can therefore reduce the cost to the client.

AMCO Logistics are fully equipped to handle deep sea imports, customs clearance and deferment of duty if required and merchant haulage. We have a container lift capacity of 18 tons at our Hilton depot and operate a full pick and pack/ palletisation operation for onward UK delivery.

We are present at the UK’s largest port, Felixstowe, and offer Roll on- Roll off sailings from there to the Netherlands twice a day. In addition to this we utilise the northern ports of Killingholme and Hull, again to the Netherlands and Purfleet to Belgium.

We have cross docking facilities and a groupage service that consolidates in Felixstowe each afternoon for the evening vessels and depots in Hazeldonk (Meer) and Kelpen-Oler for onward distribution and import consolidation from the Benelux and Germany.

Container Freight Data Sheet

Below you’ll find some helpful basic information regarding shipping freight by sea such as container capacity, typical transit times of popular destinations for the UK and so on.

AMCO Logo 20′ container 40′ container 40′ high-cube container 45′ high-cube container
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external
dimensions
length 19′ 10.5″ 6.058 m 40′ 0″ 12.192 m 40′ 0″ 12.192 m 45′ 0″ 13.716 m
width 8′ 0″ 2.438 m 8′ 0″ 2.438 m 8′ 0″ 2.438 m 8′ 0″ 2.438 m
height 8′ 6″ 2.591 m 8′ 6″ 2.591 m 9′ 6″ 2.896 m 9′ 6″ 2.896 m
interior
dimensions
length 19′ 3″ 5.867 m 39′ 5 4564 12.032 m 39′ 4″ 12.000 m 44′ 4″ 13.556 m
width 7′ 8 1932 2.352 m 7′ 8 1932 2.352 m 7′ 7″ 2.311 m 7′ 8 1932 2.352 m
height 7′ 9 5764 2.385 m 7′ 9 5764 2.385 m 8′ 9″ 2.650 m 8′ 9 1516 2.698 m
door aperture width 7′ 8 ⅛″ 2.343 m 7′ 8 ⅛″ 2.343 m 7′ 6" 2.280 m 7′ 8 ⅛″ 2.343 m
height 7′ 5 ¾″ 2.280 m 7′ 5 ¾″ 2.280 m 8′ 5″ 2.560 m 8′ 5 4964 2.585 m
internal volume 1,169 ft³ 33.1 m³ 2,385 ft³ 67.5 m³ 2,660 ft³ 75.3 m³ 3,040 ft³ 86.1 m³
maximum
gross weight
66,139 lb 30,400 kg 66,139 lb 30,400 kg 68,008 lb 30,848 kg 66,139 lb 30,400 kg
empty weight 4,850 lb 2,200 kg 8,380 lb 3,800 kg 8,598 lb 3,900 kg 10,580 lb 4,800 kg
net load 61,289 lb 28,200 kg 57,759 lb 26,600 kg 58,598 lb 26,580 kg 55,559 lb 25,600 kg

* Please note that overall weight restrictions might differ from country to country. Please email/ring for details.