There are a variety of different types of trucks available to transport import sea-freight containers each with different capabilities and functions. Which type to choose will depend on the gross (loaded) weight of your container, space available on site, equipment available on site and budget. In this article we’ll go through the different types of trucks available in Australia and the features of each. This information is provided to just inform you of the various options and you do not need to concern yourself about which vehicle or trailer to choose. AussieFreight’s friendly experts will always make the most appropriate choice having worked with you to ascertain your needs and limitations.
Important notes for Full Container Load (FCL) Transport:
- Only drivers who hold an MSIC and Terminal Access card are allowed into the port areas to collect and deliver full containers
- Not all vehicles/trailers can fit into city or tight residential areas
- In Australia you must obtain a permit from local council in order to place a container on a road or footpath. (This includes driveways that intersect with footpaths)