Loading Meter (LDM), Width & Height

Loading Meter definition

A loading meter is the standard unit of measurement for transport by truck.
one loading meter is 1 meter of loading space of a truck’s length.

What does this mean?

When the approx. width of a truck is 2.4 m, 1 loading meter is approx. 2.4 m² (2.4 m wide x 1 m long).

General size of trucks in Europe

In Europe the general length for trucks like tautliners is 13.6 meters, in this catagory MEGA, BOX and FRIGO can be included.

Height varies from 2.55 – 2.70 meter and the width is usually 2.45 meter.

 

´EP = Euro palet with dimensions 0.8m (lenght) x 1.2m (width)

Europallet

 

Blok Pallet

Size: 1.00 x 1.20 meter (0,5 loading meter)
Max. height: 2.20 meter
Max. weight: 925 kg

Europallet

Size: 0.80 x 1.20 meter (0,4 loading meter)
Max. height: 2.20 meter
Max. weight: 740 kg

Note: The maximum weight per loading meter is 1.850 kg

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