Boxtech stores a number of data elements about a container, the details of which can be found below.
There are two parties that are often required to be known for a container, and these are the definitions and how they are determined:
The owner of the BIC Prefix that is marked on the container, this company hold an account with BIC and are the registered code holder. This could be for example a lessor, carrier or shipper with own containers.
If the container is marked with a BIC prefix belonging to a lessor, they may not be the current operator of the container, as it will likely be 'on hire' to another company. When an
uploaderprovides their fleet to Boxtech, if they are not the BIC Code Holder they will become the current operator, when they off hire OR another company on hires and uploads their fleet they will be removed and the new operator added.
The Physical Characteristics are the details that are marked on the container as per ISO6346
Group STis the ISO Container Group Type Code as detailed in ISO6346, where this is not provided by the uploader it is determined from the
Detail STis the ISO Container Detail Type Code as detailed in ISO6346
Tare Weightis the Tare Weight of the container, detailed in kgs and lbs.
Max Payloadis the maximum weight of the goods that can be loaded in the container, detailed in kgs and lbs.
Max Grossis the maximum weight that the container including its own weight and the weight of the goods can safely contain. This weight should not be exceeded. Detailed in kgs and lbs.
Stackingis the weight that ..
Rackingis the weight that ...
Cubic Capacityis the volume that the container has capacity for internal storage. Detailed in m3 and cuft.
Note that were the dimensions are not provided on upload for the external measurements they are provided under ISO6346 for the container type, where available. Internal measurements are only provided by the uploader.
External Length- The length of the container measured from the outside. Detailed in mm and ft.
External Width- The width of the container measured from the outside. Detailed in mm and ft.
External Height- The height of the container measured from the outside. Detailed in mm and ft.
Internal Length- The length of the container measured from the inside. Detailed in mm and ft.
Internal Width- The width of the container measured from the inside. Detailed in mm and ft.
Internal Height- The height of the container measured from the inside. Detailed in mm and ft.
Door Opening Width-
Door Opening Height-
End Wall Strength-
Manufacturer- Name of the Manufacturer of the container
Manufacturer #- identification code of the manufacturer
Manufacturing Date- Date the container was manufactured
Customs Approval Type
Timber Treatment Plate-
Where the weight of a container is provided in only 1 of the unit types, it will be calculated for the other using the following calculation.
LBS / 2.20462 = KGS
KGS * 2.20462 = LBS
Where the volume of a container is provided in only 1 of the unit types, it will be calculated for the other using the following calculation.
CBM * 35.3146667 = CUFT
CUFT / 35.3146667 = CBM