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 Alpha  Services  Worldwide,  Incorporated  d/b/a

 Alpha  Logistics  Worldwide  -  Tariff  0001  Rev.02

 FMC Organization No.: 027077 |  License No.: 027077NF

 Published:  18 March 2021  |  Effective: 18 March 2021

Rule 2-040: Container Capacity

Where rules or NRA/NSAs make reference to capacity of containers, the standard capacity for purpose of freight rating shall be as shown below regardless of the actual capacity.

For Dry Containers (Subject to Note 1):


W H L Inside Cubic Capacity

8' 9'6" 45' 5.94 cbm (3035 cft)

8' 9'6" 40' 6.42 cbm (2699 cft)

8' 9' 40' 2.21 cbm (2550 cft)

8' 8'6" 40' 7.70 cbm (2391 cft)

8' 8' 40' 3.80 cbm (3.41 cbm (1180 cft)2253 cft)

8' 8'6" 20' 3.41 cbm (1180 cft)

8' 8' 20' 1.26 cbm (1104 cft)

B. For Reefer Containers (Subject to Note 1):



8' 8' 20' 5.7 cbm

8' 8'6" 20' 8.1 cbm

8' 9'6" 20' 5.89 cbm

8' 9' 40' 9.52 cbm

8' 8'6" 40' 5.45 cbm



20' Std 20 Foot

40' Std 40 Foot Container

40' HC 40 Foot High Cube

40' Flat Rack

45' Std 45 Foot Container

48' Foot Container

53' Foot Container


AC Atmosphere Control

DF Drop Frame

FB Flat Bed

FR Flat Rack

GC Garment Container

HH Half Height

IN Insulated

N/A Not Applicable

N/C Non-Containerized

OT Open Top

PC Dry

PL Platform

RE Reefer

TC Tank

TL Top Loader

TR Trailer

VR Vehicle Racks


AC Atmosphere Control

CLD Chilled

FRZ Frozen

HTD Heated

N/A Not Applicable/Not Operating

RF Refrigerated

VEN Ventilated


D Door

M Motor

R Rail Yard

S Cont Frgt Station

U Rail Siding

X Team Tracks

Y Container Yard

NOTE 1: The combined weight of shipper-loaded cargo and containers with chassis and tractor shall not exceed the over-the-road weight limitation in various States of the U.S.A.


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1) Our freight quotations are generally valid for 15 days unless otherwise stated within our "Freight Quotation" form, NRA (Negotiated Rate Arrangement) or NSA (NVOCC Service Arrangement); 2) Cargo is booked and moved per "ALPHA LOGISTICS WORLDWIDE FREIGHT FORWARDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS" as revised; "ALPHA LOGISTICS WORLDWIDE - Tariff 0001" as revised published and made available at; and any other instrument provided with terms, policies, and notices; 3) Fuel surcharge (fsc) may vary slightly as published or provided by pre-carrier(s) at time to loading; 4) Documentation (shippers letter of instruction, packing list, commercial invoice) are included. If any special/additional documentation or filing beyond those are required per the cargo content or "known" destination country requirements, there may be additional documentation fees applied; 5) If shipping vehicle(s), special fees will be assessed for filing and pre-clearing through AES; 6) If shipping hazardous material, special handling fees above normal documentation will be assessed; 7) All shipment departure/sail and arrival dates/times are estimates and subject to change without notice; 8) All documentation are required to be in at minimum ninety-six hours (96 hours) prior to cargo sailing/departure or before container is in-gated. If shipping vehicles, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requires a minimum of 72-hours (seventy two hours) to clear vehicle titles for shipment AND Alpha Logistics Worldwide requires original titles and relevant information in office at least 168-hours/7-days prior to scheduled ship sailing date; 9) Failure to provide complete, accurate, timely, and necessary cargo information may result in storage, extra handling, shipment change/roll-over, demurrage, and/or detention fees applied by CBP, Port Authority, Pre-Carriers, Carrier, and any other party handling your cargo; 10) At any time during the course of your shipment, after presentation and/or settling of final invoice, you may request a breakout of all charges relating to your cargo. 11) A non-refundable $500 cancellation fee will be assessed by Alpha Logistics Worldwide plus any other charges levied by contracted parties providing handling, forwarding, storing, processing, warehousing, insuring, and other services/products; 12) Your (Shipper/Exporter) agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Alpha Logistics Worldwide and its parent, predecessor, successors and affiliates and their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from and against any damage, loss, fine, penalty, fee, expense, or liability of any type or kind whatsoever incurred or sustained by them or applied to this shipment, arising out of, based upon or relating to the booking and forwarding of the cargo set forth in the Freight Quotation arising from actions taken by CBP, Ocean Carriers, Pre-Carriers, Storage Facilities, Loaders and Handlers, or as a result of Shipper's failure to adhere to any of the provisions in paragraphs 1-9 above.


As an OTI (Ocean Transport Intermediary) we are the facilitating entity amongst all parties involved in the shipping process. Accordingly, we serve as the conduit through which information and money is collected and disbursed. WE DO NOT ACCEPT OR PAYOUT IN CASH. Acceptable payment methods are:

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