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St. Louis, the second-largest city in Missouri, is situated near the convergence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. As of 2020, the city proper had a population of 301,578, while its metropolitan area spanning into Illinois boasted an estimated population of over 2.8 million. It stands as the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the second largest in Illinois.

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St. Louis is a global city with a metropolitan GDP surpassing $160 billion in 2017. Its diverse economy thrives in the service, manufacturing, trade, transportation, and tourism industries. The city is home to eight Fortune 500 companies. Major corporations either headquartered or with significant operations in St. Louis include Ameren Corporation, Peabody Energy, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo Advisors, Stifel Financial, Spire, Inc., MilliporeSigma, FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc., Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, Centene Corporation, and Express Scripts. The city also houses notable federal agencies such as the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, U.S. Department of Agriculture offices, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which is constructing a new headquarters in the area.

Prominent research universities in St. Louis include Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University, and the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The Central West End neighborhood hosts the Washington University Medical Center, a cluster of medical and pharmaceutical institutions that includes Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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The urban area of St. Louis experiences a humid subtropical climate (Köppen: Cfa), while its metropolitan region, particularly to the south, may exhibit a hot-summer humid continental climate (Dfa) due to the urban heat island effect. The city encounters hot, humid summers and chilly to cold winters, influenced by both cold Arctic air and hot, humid tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico. The average annual temperature at Lambert–St. Louis International Airport is 57.4 °F (14.1 °C). On average, there are 3 days with temperatures reaching 100 °F (38 °C) and 1 day with temperatures dropping to 0 °F (−18 °C) per year. Precipitation averages 41.70 inches (1,100 mm) annually, with extremes ranging from 20.59 in (523 mm) in 1953 to 61.24 in (1,555 mm) in 2015. The highest recorded temperature in St. Louis was 115 °F (46 °C) on July 14, 1954, and the lowest was −22 °F (−30 °C) on January 5, 1884.

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In 2016, the gross domestic product of the St. Louis metro area reached $160 billion, surpassing the previous year’s figure of $155 billion. The gross metropolitan product of Greater St. Louis amounted to $146 billion in 2014, ranking as the 21st highest in the country. Per-capita GDP in the St. Louis metropolitan area was $48,738 in 2014, marking a 1.6% increase from the previous year. In terms of business sectors, manufacturing accounted for nearly $11 billion in 2007, followed by health care and social services with $3.5 billion, professional or technical services with $3.1 billion, and retail trade with $2.5 billion. The health care sector employed the most workers in the area, with 34,000 jobs, followed by administrative and support jobs (24,000), manufacturing (21,000), and food service (20,000).

As of 2022, the St. Louis Metropolitan Area is home to seven Fortune 500 companies. They include Centene, Emerson Electric, Reinsurance Group of America, Edward Jones, Olin, Graybar Electric, and Ameren.

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Notable corporations with headquarters in the region include Arch Coal, Bunge Limited, Wells Fargo Advisors (formerly A.G. Edwards), Energizer Holdings, Patriot Coal, Post Foods, United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit, Post Holdings, Olin, and Enterprise Holdings (parent company of several car rental companies). Notable companies with operations in St. Louis include Cassidy Turley, Kerry Group, Mastercard, TD Ameritrade, BMO Harris Bank, and World Wide Technology.

The St. Louis area is also home to various health care and biotechnology institutions, including Pfizer, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, the Solae Company, Sigma-Aldrich, and Multidata Systems International. General Motors manufactures automobiles in Wentzville, and a previous plant, known as the St. Louis Truck Assembly, produced GMC automobiles from 1920 until 1987. Chrysler closed its St. Louis Assembly production facility in nearby Fenton, Missouri, while Ford shuttered the St. Louis Assembly Plant in Hazelwood.

St Louis International Airport: St Louis Lambert International Airport
St Louis Shipping Port: St. Louis Port Authority


20 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 20′)

20 ft Standard Container Measurements

Weight: 4500lbs
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs

Interior Dimensions:

Length: 19′ 5″
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening:

Width: 7’ 8-½”
Height: 7’ 5-¾”

40 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 40′)

40 ft Standard Container Measurements

Weight: 8500lbs
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs

Interior Dimensions:

Length: 39′ ⅜”
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening:

Width: 7’ 8-½”
Height: 7’ 5-¾”

40 ft High Cube (9’6″ x 8′ x 40′)

40 ft High Cube Container Measurements

Weight: 8750 lbs
Max Gross Weight: 68,008lb

Interior Dimensions:

Length: 39′ 4”
Width: 7′ 7”
Height: 8′ 9″

Door Opening:

Width: 7’ 8″‘
Height: 8’ 5”


CargoMaster offers weekly services for break bulk shipping and shipping large items overseas. These types of services vary greatly between shipment , this area of international shipping should be left to only a few true Australian heavy shipping specialists with many years’ experience (like CargoMaster with 35 years transportation experience) Once again, you need to be very careful when choosing a international freight forwarders to handle the shipping of heavy items overseas this is a specialised transportation mode .choosing the wrong freight forwarder could be devastating and cost you heaps of money (there are plenty of stories of freight forwarders failing when it comes to shipping heavy machinery overseas.! The bottom line is Call CargoMaster if you need to ship heavy equipment from Sydney!

Dimensions of 20ft flat rack container

Internal length 5.94 m / 19.5 ft
Internal width 2.35 m / 7.7 ft
Internal height 2.35 m / 7.7 ft
Tare weight 2,360 kg / 5,203.8 lbs
Payload capacity 30,140 kg / 66,458.7 lbs
Cubic capacity 32.7 m³ / 1,154.3 cu ft

Dimensions of 40ft flat rack container

Internal length 12.13 m / 39.8 ft
Internal width 2.40 m / 7.9 ft
Internal height 2.14 m / 7 ft
Tare weight 5,000 kg / 11,025 lbs
Payload capacity 40,000 kg / 88,200 lbs
Cubic capacity 62.2 m³ / 2,195.7 cu ft

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