4FOLD foldable container

Holland Container Innovations

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Much transport in the world uses containers. Due to imbalances in trade between continents ocean carriers continuously reposition their empty containers to their next point of cargo, annually costing €25 billion and increasing unfavorable emissions. Therefore Holland Container Innovations has developed 4FOLD, world's first certified 40ft HC foldable container. Costs and environmental issues due to empty transport can be strongly lowered when 4FOLD is introduced. An empty 4FOLD is folded to a quarter of the height. Four folded containers can be transported as one bundle. The container is already in use by three major shipping lines. 4FOLD has the potential to greatly improve efficiency in container transport.


Sector - Transport & Logistics
- Water
Location Delft
Year 2008
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