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Term of the Road Dictionary

forty-foot equivalent unit

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Multimodal Transport
  • Definition : Standard unit based on a container of forty feet length (12.20 m), used as a statistical measure of freight transport flows or capacities. Note: one standard forty-foot ISO series container equals two twenty-foot equivalent units.
  • Abbreviation : FEU

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