Weight and Dimensions guide to ship FTL to Mexico

 In Business & Data, Cajas Secas, Double-drops, Double-drops, Equipment, Flatbeds, Flatbeds, Freight, Shipping to Mexico, Step-decks, Supply chain & Logistics, Trucking, USMCA

Full Truck Loads can be transported on a variety of types of trailers depending on their shape, length, height, width, weight,  and temperature. In this guide, we provide you with the most common weight and dimensions limits for freight loads transported between Canada, the USA,  and Mexico.  Based on this information, choose the most suitable type of equipment to transport your goods in total safety.

Among trailer options we can find:

  • Dry Vans
  • Reefers  (refrigerated)
  • Flatbeds
  • Double-drops
  • Step-decks

53′ Dry Van

Recommended for delicate loads or for loads that need to be protected against external weather conditions.

Height: 9.6 feet

Width: 8.6 feet

Length: 53 feet

Maximum load weight: 44,000 pounds

 

53′ Reefer

For loads that must be kept at specific temperatures. For example, frozen or fresh products.

Height: 9.6 feet

Width: 8.6 feet

Length: 53 feet

Maximum load weight: 44,000 pounds

 

48′ Flatbed

Flatbeds are used to transport loads with irregular shapes; that need to be loaded by the top or side of the truck or that do not require to travel in a closed space.

Height: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Width: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Length: 14.6 meters or 48 feet

Maximum load weight: 48 thousand pounds

 

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53′ Flatbed

Height: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Width: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Length: 16.1 meters or 53 feet

Maximum load weight: 48 thousand pounds

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48′ Step-deck

This type of equipment is used to accommodate taller loads.

Width: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Main Deck: 11.2 meters or 37 feet in length and 3 meters or 10 feet in height

Front Deck: 3.3 meters or 11 feet in length and 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet in height

Maximum load weight: 48 thousand pounds

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53′ Step-deck

Width: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Main Deck: 12.8 meters or 42 feet in length and 3 meters or 10 feet in height

Front Deck: 3.3 meters or 11 feet in length and 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet in height.

Maximum load weight: 48 thousand pounds

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48′ Double-Drop

Width: 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet

Main Deck: 8.8 meters or 29 feet in length and 3.5 meters or 11.5 feet in height

Front Deck: 3 meters or 10 feet in length and 2.5 meters or 8.5 feet in height

Rear Deck: 2.7 meters or 9 feet in length and 3 meters or 10 feet in height

Maximum load weight: 45 thousand pounds

 

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There is a suitable equipment for each load. To help you choose the best freight transportation solution,  contact Mexicom Logistics. 

 

 

Marben Acosta Teran oversees the overall international B2B marketing strategy for Mexicom Logistics. She is passionate about building a solid brand while creating useful content for its audience. Marben loves learning more about the industry and being part of the Mexicom family.
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