Garment on Hangers (GOH) – asasfreight

Garment on Hangers (GOH)

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Garment On Hanger (GOH) (also known in certain circles as Hangtainer) containers are standard/dry containers that are converted/outfitted to be able to safely and conveniently carry garments on hangers – the same way you see them hanging in all the major retail stores..

A lot of the shipping lines have their own GOH containers for which they charge a premium for the conversion and outfitting.. The retail companies benefit a lot in terms of time, labour and money by using GOH for their garment imports as they can move the garments from the container to the shop floor DIRECTLY and in a good condition..

Garments on hanger (GOH) requires much care in handling the cargo. The success of shipping the merchandise in good condition relies on the techniques, equipment and Somatrans possesses them all.

Somatrans staff are well trained in handling the Garments on hanger (GOH) cargo which serves our clients well from garment pick-up in factory to warehouse, sorting by size, color, style, professional loading and packing onto the Air / Sea freight unit load device.


The various advantages of GOH are as under :

  • Garments transported on Hangers do not crease, hence ironing cost at destination is saved
  • The containers can be moved directly into the Buyer’s warehouse without intermediate handling
  • Cost saving in eliminating card board packs and further wrapping
  • Cost saving in the unit cost of transportation per garment