Container specifications

Container specifications

Industry-standard shipping containers to keep contents secure in transit.

Designed with lower costs and high performance in mind United Cargo® offers specially designed containers to help control the costs of packaging and transportation. Learn about which containers are compatible with our aircraft and the guidelines for shippers building units for tender to United.

Guidelines for shipper-built units

View our procedures and expectations for shipper-built ULDs here (PDF). By following these guidelines, customers can ensure that pre-built units tendered to United Cargo and our accepting agents are "Ready for Carriage."

Structural ULDs


Cold chain containers