How to fit a backhoe loader into a 40’ High Cube container for shipment


June 2013 When a major shipper of used plant and machinery brought a JCB Backhoe Loader to Flexitrans to load into a 40’ High Cube container for shipment to Beira, Mozambique there was a problem – the beforehand given dimensions of the JCB were erroneous and it wouldn’t fit!

the machine was to big to fit into the containerIndeed, it was suggested by one observer that the only way the JCB would fit was if the container was like Dr Who’s ‘Tardis’; bigger on the inside than on the outside! Continue reading

On time to Chile during the Holidays


December 2012 In the last month of the year Flexitrans handled a project to ship gas filtration equipment to Chile.

The project required a 20’ flat rack a 40’ flat rack and 3 dry vans and, because of the urgency of the cargo, had to be shipped from Tilbury before the end of the year. Continue reading