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Container Tracking

Why do I need Container Tracking?

Container tracking allows you to get precise, accurate information on the location of your freight in any container, anywhere in the world, anytime.

Who Needs Container Tracking Information?

DOMESTICALLY – anyone moving item(s) of freight which is:

Less than Container Load (LCL)

  • A consignment note is your form of container tracking
  • Terminology varies between regions

A Full Container Load (FCL)

  • A container number  is your form of container tracking
  • Do you have a full container load of freight? 

 container tracking by consignment note

INTERNATIONALLY – anyone moving item(s) of freight which is:

Less Than Container Load (LCL)

  • A Housebill Number is your form of container tracking
  • Terminology varies between regions

A Full Container Load (FCL)

  • A container number is your form of container tracking
  • Do you have a full container load of freight? 

 container tracking by housebill number

 If you need to know the location of your freight, why wait?  Jump to the top of the page to use Mainfreight’s tracking tool right now!  

 

Why do I need to use Container Tracking?

Whether it’s FCL or LCL freight, our container tracking online is your ideal solution for keeping tabs on it.

As the sender (the consignor) your container tracking number will tell you:

  • Where your freight is at any given point in it’s movement
  • When your freight was delivered

As the receiver (the consignee) your container tracking number will tell you:

  • When your freight was picked up
  • Where your freight is during its movement ( e.g. depot, port, in transit) 

How do I use Mainfreight Container Tracking?

FCL - DOMESTICALLY or INTERNATIONALLY

  • Near the top of all of our pages is our track and trace panel
  • Enter your container number
  • Enter a date during the journey of the container your goods are on (please note, as containers are moved multiple times in their life, entering your date ensures you’re tracking the container your freight is moving in) 

LCL - DOMESTICALLY

  • Go to our container tracking at the top of any page in our website 
  • Enter your consignment note number (this is your container tracking number)

LCL - INTERNATIONALLY

  • Go to our container tracking at the top of any page in our website
  • Enter your housebill number (this is your container tracking number) 

Find out more about our services and innovative technologies, contact the team at your local Mainfreight branch  

Advantages of Mainfreight Container Tracking

Did you know?  With Mainfreight, your container tracking information can be emailed to you and/or your customer. To do this:

  • Go to the top of any page on this website
  • Enter your container tracking number (or consignment note or housebill number) 
  • Enter the  email address(s) you want the information to be emailed to
  • We’ll email your freight container tracking results to these email address(s)