ISO Container Inspection Checklist

Undercarriage

  • Corner fittings

  • Bottom end rails

  • Bottom side rails

  • Door sill

  • Cross members

  • Forklift tunnels

Doors

  • ISO identification

  • CSC safety approval

  • Stencils

  • Corner posts

  • Corner fittings

  • Door header

  • Door sill

  • Door fittings

  • Door lining

  • Door gaskets

  • Rods

  • Rod retainers

  • Cams

  • Cam retainers

  • J-bars

  • Rain guttering

  • Placard holder

Left Side

Interior

  • Plywood lining

  • Kick rail

  • Vertical plate

  • Horizontal rail

  • Light leak

Exterior

  • ISO identification

  • Corner fittings

  • Corner posts

  • Top side rail

  • Bottom side rail

  • Forklift pockets

  • Panel

  • Placard holder

Front Wall

Interior

  • Plywood lining

  • Kick plate

  • Load bearing surfaces

  • Light leak

Exterior

  • ISO identification

  • Corner fittings

  • Corner posts

  • Top end rail

  • Bottom end rail

  • Panel

  • Placard holder

Right Side

Interior

  • Plywood lining

  • Kick rail

  • Vertical plate

  • Horizontal rail

  • Light leak

Exterior

  • ISO identification

  • Corner fittings

  • Corner posts

  • Top side rail

  • Bottom side rail

  • Forklift pockets

  • Panel

  • Placard holder

Floor

  • Flooring

  • Floor fasteners

  • Threshold plate

  • Tie-down devices

  • Light leaks

Roof

  • ISO identification

  • Corner fittings

  • Corner posts

  • Top end rail

  • Bottom end rail

  • Roof panel

  • Roof bows

  • Light leaks

Sign off

  • I have visually verified to the best of my ability the condition of the container as noted above and found that the container is structurally sound, weather tight, has no false compartments, contains no un-manifested material and the locking mechanisms are in good order.

  • Additional Recommendations

  • Name & Signature of Inspector

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