Calculation Cargo Size & Weight

Calculation For Cargo Size And Weight

CBM

It is a cubic meter.This is the measure for cargo shipment.The measurement is calculated by multiplying the external packaging width,height and length of the shipment cargo.

Calculation

Rectangular,cylindrical and odd shape cargo.
Length*Width*height
Maximum External Dimension

CBM In Shipping

It is a cubic meter.This is the measure for cargo shipment.The measurement is calculated by multiplying the external packaging width,height and length of the shipment cargo.

A Measure for light but bulky Shipment (example Ping Pong Ball)
Chargeable Weight is the greater of the Dimensional Weight or cargo Weight
It’s Impossible to use Every Piece of Container Space.The Amount of unusable space depend upon the size and shape of cargo items.80% is guide to use up all the container space.
Container Type Length Width Height Capacity Maximum
20' 589 cm 234 cm 238 cm 26-28 cbm 33 cbm
40' 1200 cm 234 cm 238 cm 56-58 cbm 66 cbm
40' HC 589 cm 234 cm 269 cm 60-68 cbm 72 cbm
45' HC 1251 cm 245 cm 269 cm 72-78 cbm 86 cbm

Freight Density calculator

Example :

  • Cargo Weight is 500kg With dimension of 0.42 m*0.48 m*0.48 m
  • Multiply 0.42 *0.48 *0.48 =0.097CBM
  • Divide 500Kg by 0.097CBM=5170.7 kg/cbm
Stuffing Container