Shipping containers and shipping cases are bags, boxes, buckets, barrels, containers, crates, trunks and other vessels for transporting materials. They are designed to resist the harsh environment and handling during transportation. Common shipping containers include intermodal freight containers, corrugated boxes, wooden boxes, crates, intermediate bulk shipping containers, bulk boxes, drums, insulated shipping containers.
Specifications of a common shipping containers include volume capacity, weight capacity, tare weight, and dimension. Features to consider include collapsible, covers, EMI/RFI shielding, handles, hazardous materials storage, locking or restricted access, stackable, and wheels.