SIDE-LIFTING CONTAINER REQUIREMENTS

CONTAINER CORNER CASTINGS
Ensure the container has 4 bottom corner castings approx. ⅞” thick, and check that they are open and free of debris like dirt and rocks.
Side-loading trucks utilize these castings for attachment to the container properly for transport.

MAXIMUM CONTAINER CAPACITIES
Our side-loading trucks can lift a maximum of 70,000 lbs. The US Highway maximum payload for R&A trucking is limited to 38,000 lbs.

SHIPPING CONTAINER ACCESSORIES
A/C boxes and any other accessories that protrude from your containers will need to be removed before lifting or transport.

CONTAINER POSITIONING
R&A’s side-loading trucks are 60’ long and 14’ tall with a minimum turning radius of 40’. A minimum of 10 feet of space beside the container is required for safe loading/unloading. Below images are provided to help you understand our space requirements for loading or unloading containers with our equipment.

container lift move requirements

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