Cubic Feet Calculator, CBM Calculator for unit Inches and Pounds

Carton Dimensions : L * W * H inches
Carton Gross Weight : lbs , Carton Quantity : ctns
 

Cargo is commonly calculated using a combination of volume (total space in cubic feet or meters) and payload (total weight). A cubic foot is the space occupied by a cube with 1 foot width, length and height. You can calculate the total cubic feet of a cargo shipment by calculating the cubic feet of each item and adding them together.

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How To Calculate Cubic Metres (CBM) When Shipping

Determining Cubic Feet(CFT) or Cubic Metres(CBM) is the first step you should take in determining how to ship your cargo.

  • CFT Formula : Length" x Width" x Height" = ? divided 1728= Cubic feet (CFT)
  • CBM Calculation Formula :
    Length (centimeter) x Width (centimeter) x Height (centimeter) / 1,000,000 = Length meter x Width meter x Height meter = Cubic meter (m3) .
    e.g. 35 cm x 35 cm x 45 cm = 0.055 cbm
  • KT Formula : Pounds divided by 2204.62 = Kiloton (Kt)

Calculate the volumetric weight of your shipment

Sometimes, large items with a light overall weight can be charged according to the space they take up on aircraft. In these cases, Volumetric Weight, or dimensional (Dim) weight, is used to calculate the shipment cost. It is recommended that you calculate the Volumetric Weight for every shipment that you send, then compare this to its actual weight. The greater weight of the two is used to work out the price that we charge you.

International Volumetric Weights are calculated using the formula below:

(Length x Width x Height in centimeters) / 5000 = Volumetric Weight in kilograms

Calculating the CBM

Calculate the cubic metre (or cubic foot ), volume and quantity per shipping container .
Want to get a quick and easy calculation of how many of your product(s) will fit in a shipping container?
Here’s a simple and fast way of doing it to get an approximate quantity.

How to use this cube feet calculator tool ?

  1. Enter the dimensions of the packaged product (outer shipping carton).
  2. Enter the carton weight .
  3. Enter the quantity of cartons .
  4. if you would like use unit CM and KG, try to use CBM calculator for KG and CM

Load ability of ocean containers

  • 20'ft container 26-28 CBM
  • 40'ft container 56-58 CBM
  • 40'ft HQ container 60-62 CBM

Please note that this calculator is intended only as a quick guide. Actual loading will depend on accurate calculations based on how the items are loaded in the container and whether the dimensions of the cartons leave unusable space. Load factors will vary based on carton size and how they are stowed inside the containers.

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