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Freight Containers Specification

Besides commonly used 20’STD, 40’STD and 40’HC ocean freight containers, there are numerous of other types of sea containers including 45′ High Cube, Open Tops and Flat Racks sizes of 20′ and 40′ etc. However, as a rule, these types of sea freight containers are subject to equipment availability from Steam Ship Lines (or direct carriers or International Transportation Companies). In certain circumstances, it can be limited. Then, if you ship a regular cargo by sea, we suggest planning your sea freight shipment by using one of these three types of Ocean freight containers below.

20′ Standard Sea Freight Container

  • Interior Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.919 m x 2.340 m x 2.380 m (19′-5” x 7′-8” x 7′-9′ 1/2”)
  • Door Opening (W x H): 2.286 m x 2.278 m (7′-6″ x 7′-5 1/2″)
  • Tare Weight: 1,900 kg (4,189 lbs)
  • Cubic Capacity: 33.0 cbm (1,165 cubic ft)
  • Payload* :22,100 kg (48,721 lbs)

40′ Standard Sea Freight Container

  • Interior Dimensions (L x W x H): 12.051 m x 2.340 m x 2.380 m (39′-6 1/2”x 7′-8” x 7′-9 1/2”)
  • Door Opening (W x H): 2.286 m x 2.278 m (7′-6″ x 7’-5 1/2″)
  • Tare Weight: 3,084 kg (6,799 lbs)
  • Cubic Capacity: 67.3 cbm (2,377 cubic ft)
  • Payload*: 27,397 kg (60,401 lbs)

40′ High Cube Ocean Freight Container

  • Interior Dimensions (L x W x H): 12.056 m x 2.347 m x 2.684 m (39′-6 1/2” x 7′-8 1/4”x 8′-9 1/2”
  • Door Opening (W x H): 2.340 m x 2.585 m (7′-8″ x 8′-5 3/4″)
  • Tare Weight: 2,900 kg (6,393 lbs)
  • Cubic Capacity: 76.0 cbm (2,684 cubic ft)
  • Payload*: 29,600 kg (65,256 lbs)

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FCL is an abbreviation for “Full Container Load” for Import and Export cargo to and from the USA. This term is commonly used to describe an Ocean freight service that is designed for ocean freight shipments of cargo where shipper has exclusive use of sea freight container. Usually, the containers are loaded by propositional international movers and sealed at the shipper’s facility. Then it transported by ocean, rail and/or truck directly to the point of final destination.

Shipping Terms:

Port to Port:

The economic solutions for International shippers looking to save money on their international move. If you are a college student or just someone who looking to save money this may be the best solution for you, with receiving terminals in all major cities you can drop your shipment off at the nearest warehouse or port facility and pick it up from the port or terminal of your destination. This is the most economical way to ship your goods overseas. The customer is responsible for any duty taxes, broker & storage fees.

Door to Port or Terminal:

This service is for the customers that are not near a local terminal or does not have means of transportation to deliver their shipment to the nearest warehouse. We will arrange pickup of your household goods at your residents and transport them to our consolidation warehouse in Tewksbury MA, Boston Warehouse or port of exit. We offer a basic freight pick up for self-pack customers as well as full packing and loading services if needed. The shipment will go to the nearest port of destination where the shipper would arrange for their own pickup and customs clearance of their cargo. Please make sure to give us enough advance notice to arrange for a door pick up.  For a free quote, visit us here

Warehouse to Door:

This service is for the customer that is near a local terminal that would like to save money on the moving or trucking charges but would like to have the shipment delivered to their door at the destination. The shipper would need to drop off the boxes at the warehouse and we will handle the door delivery, offloading, customs clearance and removal of debris. Customer will be contacted by the broker to clear shipment and pay any taxes or fees prior to delivery to their destination.

Door to Door:

International Door to Door service is designed for busy people that what to leave the shipping to the professionals. We specialize in the export packing and shipping of household goods and personal effects, automobiles, boats and general cargo. We handle customs clearance of all cargo as well as door delivery and offloading worldwide.


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Neighborhood Parcel is proud to announce the Successful launch of its newest International Cargo and ocean shipping service website. The International cargo and freight shipping site will allow businesses and consumers to take advantage of our wide network of ship carriers,
Airliners to get the best rates..

“Our Business continues to grow and we want to give our clients an opportunity to move their freight from point A to point B, fast and at affordable price” Said Mr. Bechat CEO of Neighborhood Parcel during Grand Opening Ceremony in Boston MA.

Neighborhood Parcel of Boston MA offers Ocean Cargo, Air Freight, Ground shipping both LTL and Full truck loads worldwide. Ocean Shipping service will allow Businesses and consumers to ship anything from Cars to household goods at affordable rates, car shipping can be done via RoRo or Container shipping. Household Items can be packages in skids or Wooden crates.
Our Air cargo service is reserved for time sensitive merchandise, our wide network of air carriers will give you the best possible rate for the shipment along with optional freight insurance. Small Air packages can be shipped Via FedEx or DHL at rates that are 20 to 60% below retail rates.

In addition to Air and ocean shipping, our Company provides customs solutions that fit all customer needs and budget. From dedicated access to our Executive desk to satisfaction guarantee. For more info on our ocean freight, Air cargo or Crate Service.


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UPS and FedEx Shipping Services In Lowell MA


We provide you with one solution approach to your shipping needs, from packing to shipping and providing tracking numbers. We have negotiated great discount rate with major carriers to be able to provide you with reliable service at reasonable cost.

We ship hundreds of packages around the world using a vast network of carriers; we shop for the best rate and service. We strive to be you business partner, let us handle your shipping so you can focus on growing your business. Air cargo is ideal for all your time sensitive shipments, from flowers to overnight legal documents.

We ship a variety of items from business equipment and computer components to fragile antiques and collectibles, our distribution network interfaces with preferred carriers such as FedEx Express, DHL and EMS. By offering a choice of carriers, Neighborhood Parcel gives you the best solution to pack, ship and track your valuables every time.

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Boston International Shipping Service Company


Ship Anything Anywhere in the world..

Many companies in Boston MA ship internationally; however, the most reputable is Neighborhood Parcel, an Authorized shipping center for: FedEx, UPS, DHL and the U.S. Postal Service. Not every courier will be able to deliver to your international destination address, so it is important that you check with each service to see if they ship to your desired area. FedEx and UPS run their shipping service similar to how it is run in the U.S. You ship with the same company that delivers the package. But DHL and the U.S. Postal Service, especially the latter, often work with the foreign postal service to deliver the package. For shipments to rural locations, using the area’s local postal service is usually better than using a foreign shipping company like FedEx or UPS.

International Shipping Company

At Neighborhood Parcel, we provide you with one solution approach to your International shipping needs, from packing to tracking of your shipment. We have negotiated great discount rates with major carriers to be able to provide you reliable service at reasonable cost. From letters across to the street to Airplane Parts, we have to expertise to ship worldwide and package via a variety of method to save you money!

We ship hundreds of packages around the world using a vast network of carriers; we shop for the best rate and service. We strive to be you business partner, let us handle your shipping so you can focus on growing your business

Our International Shipping Features

  • Knowledgeable Customer service team.
  • Decades of Experience in Shipping and packaging services.
  • One Stop Shop from Pick Up, Packaging to delivery service.
  • Competitive pricing that can save you up to 60% over competition.
  • Vast Network of Carriers via Ground, Ocean and Air.
  • Free Real Time Monitoring of your shipment from Pick Up To delivery.
  • Delivery Options: Door-to-Door, Door-to-port with low minimums and short transit times.
  • All Jobs are supervised closely by a manager.
  • Lowest Price Guarantee.

For a free Quote click here or Call (978)851-0199


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Offering Tips to make your next international shipment smooth and affordable:
1. Choose the Right Box
Use a box that is strong enough to protect the contents and large enough to leave space for adequate cushioning. You can also buy various sizes of boxes, as well as padded mailers, mailing tubes, and other packing materials at the store. If you choose a previously-used box, make sure you remove or cross out any old shipping labels, and make sure the box is in good shape, with no weak spots or cracks. Old or new, make sure the box is made of heavy, corrugated cardboard. Thinner boxes, such as most shoe boxes or gift boxes are not strong enough for shipping.

2. Protect and Pack
Don’t skimp on cushioning material. You can use shredded or crumpled newspaper, bubble wrap, or Styrofoam™ peanuts, or even plain air-popped popcorn. Pack items tightly to avoid shifting, and make sure the cushioning material covers all sides of the object. 
If you’re shipping several items together, wrap each one separately and provide enough cushioning to prevent movement. Fragile items need extra protection: For extra identification, place a return address label inside the package. After packing, gently shake the box. If nothing moves, it’s ready to be sealed.

3. Seal Carefully
A strong seal is essential, so always use tape that is designed for shipping, such as pressure-sensitive tape, nylon-reinforced Kraft paper tape, or glass-reinforced pressure-sensitive tape. These items can be purchased at the store. We recommend you do not use wrapping paper, string, masking tape, or cellophane tape. 
Make sure you seal the center seams at both the top and the bottom of the box securely. Cover all other seams with tape, and be sure not to leave any open areas which could snag on machinery.

4. Address Correctly
To avoid confusion, put the delivery and return addresses only on one side of the package. Make sure you include the ZIP code and complete street address, including apartment or unit number, if applicable. Also include all these items in your own return address. 
For overseas shipping, include the correct postal codes, city or town, province or state name, and country name.

Do not put the shipping label over a seam or closure, or on top of sealing tape. To avoid ink smudges, you can place a strip of clear packing tape over the address areas. Hollow items – stuff with packing material to avoid damage due to shock. Cover handles or other protruding parts with extra padding and/or cardboard. Extremely fragile glass or ceramics – try double-boxing: pack the item as described, and then place that box in a slightly larger box, with more cushioning material in between the boxes. Framed photographs or artwork – take the glass out of the frame and wrap it separately. Computer equipment, circuit boards and memory – pad well and pack in an Electro Static Discharge (ESD) bag to prevent damaging static buildup. Electronic items – remove batteries and wrap them separately.

Do not mail highly perishable foods such as soft cheeses or meats. Cured dry sausages and hard aged cheeses are fine. Firm baked goods are best, such as cookies, candies, flavored nuts, fudge, breads, unfrosted cakes, and muffins.

Be sure bottled and canned items are tightly sealed in thick containers that won’t break easily.

Foods should be sealed in airtight wrap before putting them into the gift container and the final shipping box. Wrap moist foods separately from crisp ones to preserve their textures.

Pack cakes snugly into tins. Put homemade confections in individual bonbon cups or papers, layered and separated with waxed, parchment, or butcher’s paper. Leave no headroom in the container. If necessary, fill unused space with crumpled wax paper. Pound cakes and loaf breads can be baked and shipped in disposable foil pans after being sealed in plastic wrap.

When shipping more fragile bottles of oils or vinegars, make sure they are tightly sealed. Place inside a plastic zip-top bag, leaving it full of air for added cushioning. Further protect the bottles by wrapping in bubble wrap.

If shipping more than one item, place heavier items at the bottom. Be sure there is ample space between each item, with packing surrounding each on all sides. Shake the box down to be sure there is no head space left unpacked so the contents will not shift. Use a waterproof marker on your shipping address and return labels. Print address and return labels in clear, large print and secure to the container with clear tape. Don’t trust self-sticking or glue labels to stay in place. Ship all food gifts via the fastest method possible.


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