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Dry Van Shipping

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Dry van shipping is for cargo that doesn't need to be temperature-controlled or transported in a flatbed trailer.

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What is dry van shipping?

Dry van shipping is any shipping done in a trailer that is not a temperature-controlled trailer or a flatbed trailer.

Dry van trailers can carry pallets or loose cartons, and can be unloaded by a forklift or with the assistance of a liftgate.


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Container

Forklift

Liftgate

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