Maximum Payloads for Intermodal Units

Origin: NS, PE, NB, SK, MB, ON, QC, AB, BC
Destination: SK, MB
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 57,300
53′ Heat 55,930
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 60,000
40′ Insuls 58,000
Origin: SK, MB
Destination: NS, PE, NB, ON, QC, AB, BC
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 57,300
53′ Heat 55,930
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 60,000
40′ Insuls 58,000
Origin: Anywhere in Canada or Mexico
Destination: Quebec (Spring Thaw)
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 49,600
53′ Heat 48,230
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 52,590
40′ Insuls 51,000
Origin: Quebec (Spring Thaw)
Destination: AB, BC
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 49,600
53′ Heat 48,230
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 52,590
40′ Insuls 51,000
Origin: NS, PE, NB, ON, QC
Destination: AB, BC
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 59,500
53′ Heat 58,130
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 60,000
40′ Insuls 59,000
Origin: AB, BC
Destination: NS, PE, NB, ON, QC
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 59,500
53′ Heat 58,130
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 60,000
40′ Insuls 59,000
Origin: NS, PE, NB, ON, QC
Destination: NS, PE, NB, ON, QC
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 61,700
53′ Heat 60,330
20′ Dry 55,000
40′ Dry 60,000
40′ Insuls 60,000
Origin: Canada, USA
Destination: USA, Canada
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 41,000
53′ Heat 38,900
20′ Dry 37,000
40′ Dry 44,000
45′ Dry 42,000
40′ Insuls 39,000*
40′ Insuls Dry 42,000*
*underslung genset chassis
Origin: Mexico, USA, Canada
Destination: USA, Mexico, Canada
Equipment Max. Payload
53′ Dry 41,000

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The above load limits apply to shipments served over US terminals. Please contact your account manager to verify payloads for US shipments serviced over a Canadian terminal (either at origin or destination).

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Terms & Conditions

– Shippers must use the appropriate limit base on origin, destination and equipment
– Actual capacity may be lower depending on the specific container, chassis and tractor combination
– Weight distribution to comply with maximum axle weights is the responsibility of the shipper
– These guidelines assume a tandem chassis for 20′ equipment
– These guidelines assume a tridem chassis for equipment 40′ or longer
– Numbers shown are net weights, including all pallets and dunnage
– At no time shall the net weight exceed the payload limit printed on the container
– In case of conflict, the lower limit shall prevail
– Shippers must adhere to all provincial highway limits for any given vehicle configuration
– Gross weight vehicle weighs by province are available from the appropriate provincial ministry
– These guidelines are subject to all other rules, regulations, terms and conditions in Tariff 100