CAI also offers a range of specialized containers to accommodate transport of a wide range of products by land or sea. With access to a comprehensive fleet, our customers can quickly respond to changing market dynamics.
Palletwide containers are a type of dry van container externally similar to ISO standard containers, but internally are about two inches wider to accommodate two European-sized pallets side by side. Palletwide containers are used for a wide range of palleted products, such as consumer goods and bagged products.
A flat rack container is a heavily reinforced steel platform with a wood deck and steel end panels. Flat rack containers are also frequently used to move heavy or oversized cargo, such as building products or machinery.
An open top container is similar in construction to a dry van container, except that the roof is replaced with a tarpaulin supported by removable roof bows. Open top containers are used for moving heavy or oversized cargo, such as marble slabs, building products, and machinery.
A swapbody is a type of dry van designed to minimize empty weight and provide ease of transport by land within Europe. They are equipped with roller shutter doors for easy access and internal features, such as keyhole-systems for the KEP and palletized market, as well as features for hanging garments. Swapbodies are available from CAI International, GmbH.
Roll trailers are a type of flat bed trailer equipped with rubber wheels underneath for terminal haulage and stowage on board of roll on/roll off vessels, as well as for industrial applications. Roll trailers are designed for heavy and large non-standard cargo. CAI trailers are equipped with low-maintenance wheelsets, designed to ensure safe and efficient operation.