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Specifications of Transport Pallets and Pallet Configurations in Shipping Containers

Australia standard pallets                 1165 x 1165mm

These pallets are standard in Australia and non-standard anywhere else in the world.

These pallets are not suitable for the standard 20 foot (6.1 m) and 40 foot (12 m) ISO shipping containers. Extensively used in storage and warehousing, they are popular 'Racking' pallets with the right shape and size to be removed from transport and directly onto warehouse racking for storage.


Standard pallet                                   1200 x 1000mm

These pallets are industrial pallets or export pallets.  They are commonly used for loading in standard 20 foot (6.1 m) and 40 foot (12 m) ISO shipping containers.



EUR pallets                                         1200 x 800mm

These pallets are used in most European countries, Latin America, United Kingdom, India & New Zealand.

Originally designed for rail transport, the EUR pallet has a number of variants including EUR 1, EUR 2, EUR 3 and EUR 6 being the most common.

EUR pallets can be used for loading into standard 20 foot (6.1 m) and 40 foot (12 m) ISO shipping containers.




Standard pallets 1200 x 1000mm

20 Foot Container  

10 Standard Pallets


40 Foot Container

21 Standard Pallets


EUR  pallets 1200 x 800mm

20 Foot Container

11 EUR Pallets


40 Foot Container

 24 EUR Pallets


Pallets loaded single layer on the container floor.