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FEU (Forty-foot Equivalent Unit)

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An FEU is a unit of shipment volume.

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What is an FEU?

An FEU (forty-foot equivalent unit) is a measure of volume in units of 40-foot long containers. For example, “My company moves 500 FEU from Shanghai to Los Angeles every year.”

One 40-foot container would equal an FEU, or two 20’ containers would equal an FEU. 

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