How many standard pallets fit in a 20FT container?

There are several pallet types available in the markets, which are suitable for international transportation.

Some of the best known pallet types that are being used in international transportation are EUR-Pallet (800 x 1200 mm), standard pallets also known as industrial pallets (1000 x 1200 mm) and Asia pallets (1100 x 1100 mm).

Today I would like to explain you that how many standard pallets or industrial pallets (1000 x 1200 mm) you can fit into a 20FT container in one row?



What are the dimensions of a standard pallet and what are the internal dimensions of a 20ft container? 

The dimensions of a standard pallet are 1000mm width and 1200mm length. If you are in USA you should use 39.37” width and 47.24” length. 

The internal dimensions of a 20ft container are 2350mm width and 5900mm length. If you are in USA use 7 ft 8.44in width and 19 ft 4.17in length. 

How many standard pallets fit in a 20FT container?

You can fit maximum 10 pcs of standard pallets in to a 20ft container in couple of different container loading plans. 

On the below picture you can find two options showing how to fit maximum amount of standard pallets in a 20ft container.

Please keep in mind that different layout plans are also possible.

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