Trailers are one of the key elements of not only land transportation but also multimodal transportation that covers a significant amount of land transport. In some cases trailers are also called as semi-trailers or TIRs.
There are different types of trailers available on the market such as curtainsider trailer, mega trailers or high cube trailers, reefer trailers, flat platforms etc.
Just like general purpose freight containers, standard type curtainsider trailers are the most frequently seen trailer type on the market, because they have been designed to be used with the transport of cargo of the greatest possible variety.
Most customer goods are suitable to be transported by the standard curtainsider trailers such foods that do not require refrigeration during the transportation, garments, machines, electronic appliances etc.
Today I would like to explain you that how many euro pallets (800 x 1200 mm) or standard pallets (1000 x 1200 mm) you can fit into a curtainsider trailer.
What are the dimensions of a euro pallet, standard pallet and what are the internal dimensions of a curtainsider trailer?
The dimensions of a EURO pallet are 800mm width and 1200mm length. If you are in USA you should use 31,5” width and 48” length.
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 curtainsider trailer are 2480mm width and 13600mm length. If you are in USA you should use 98” internal width and 44.6' internal length.
How many euro pallets fit in a curtainsider trailer?
You can fit maximum 33 pcs of EURO pallets in to a curtainsider trailer in single loading plan. On the below picture you can find how to fit maximum amount of euro pallets in a curtainsider trailer.
How many standard pallets fit in a curtainsider trailer?
You can fit maximum 26 pcs of standard pallets in to a curtainsider trailer in single loading plan. On the below picture you can find how to fit maximum amount of standard pallets in a curtainsider trailer.
Please keep in mind that different layout plans are also possible.