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BASIC CONVERSION TABLE
1 inch = 2.54 cmCALCULATION OF VOLUME WEIGHT ON AIR FREIGHT
Example: 1 skid, 40 x 48 x 60", 551 lbs gross weight
cubic volume is:Your volume weight is higher than the actual weight (315 vs 250), therefore, your chargeable weight will be 315 kgs. The airlines charge based on both the actual weight and dimensional weight, where 6 cubic meters = 1000 dimensional kgs.
For International Shipments:
L x W x H (cubic inches) / 166 = Dimensional Weight.
For Domestic Shipments:
L x W x H (cubic inches) / 194 = Dimensional Weight.
CALCULATION OF VOLUME WEIGHT FOR OCEAN FREIGHT
Same example as above:
We compare your actual weight in metric tons (0.25 MT) to the volume in cubic meters (1.8879). The higher number is your chargeable volume.