Supply chain safety and efficiency through data visibility:
A non-profit platform for container technical details
What is BoxTech?
The BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database is a central data repository that allows container owners and operators to easily post container fleet technical details such as tare weight. BoxTech provides an easy-to-access source of container characteristics to help support carriers, shippers, forwarders and other intermediaries in the supply chain. BoxTech is a non-profit, non-commercial service operated by the BIC – a non-profit organization serving the container transportation industry.Find out more
Why use BoxTech?
BoxTech makes it easy for Owners and Operators to update fleet files for anyone who may need technical information about their containers. For shippers and other intermediaries, it means instant access to technical data needed to support efficient operations – including a one-stop-shop to obtain tare weight for use in Method 2 SOLAS VGM declarations. APIs allow users to automate data queries and integrate container characteristics directly into their systems, avoiding unnecessary searches for container information and the inevitable errors that result from data re-keying.Find out more