Full Container Load (FCL)
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FCL – full container load – exporter has goods to accommodate in one full container load. It does not matter how full the container is. Payment is made on the basis of a full container.
This expression refers to a consignment from a shipper which will occupy the entire container. The freight rates are generally lower for FCL shipments compared to LCL or “Less than container load” that has to be loaded into a container.