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FCL

Full Container Load

Full Container Load or FCL is a term describing a shipment which occupies one or more complete shipping (20 or 40-foot) container(s). The container contains goods owned by the Shipper or Consignee only. In general, freight cost of a Full Container Load are lower than an equivalent weight of loose (Break Bulk) or LCL cargo.

Compare to: Bulk, CEP, LCL, FTL, LTL.

Hierarchy

IDNameLevelx
LoadLoad type0Load
FCLFull Container Load1FCL
Full Container Load Load Type 1 1 Load, Full, Container, Logistics, Transport, Supply Chain, Shipping Mode, Mode of Transportation A shipment which occupies one or more complete shipping (20 or 40-foot) container(s)