HANDLING INTERMODAL AND INTERLINE CONTAINERS

USAGE OF INTERMODAL AND INTERLINE FREIGHT CONTAINERS IS TRACED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM INCLUDING WAREHOUSE STORAGE, INTERFACING OF DIFFERENT TRANSPORTATION MODES, AND DISTRIBUTION TO LOCAL USERS. EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE TOTAL PACK SYSTEM OF INTERMODAL UNIT LOADS AND MODULAR PACKAGING DIMENSIONS. PACKAGE ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS ARE EXAMINED WITH RESPECT TO DESIRED ASPECT RATIOS AND INTERLOCK REQUIREMENTS. REASONS ARE PRESENTED FOR ADOPTION OF A 54 BY 45 IN. INTERMODAL UNIT LOAD IN THE AIR CARGO MODE. /IAA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the International Forum for Air Cargo, 6th, Washington D.C., May 31-June 21, 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Schultz, G V
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202311
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Aerospace Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 17 1973 12:00AM