# How do you calculate freight weight?

## How do you calculate freight weight?

For calculating the volume weight using inches, multiply the length by the width by the height (L x W x H) in inches to obtain the cubic inches, then: To obtain the dimensional weight in pounds using inches, divide the cubic inch result by 166.

## How do you calculate cubic freight?

**CBM Calculation Formula**

- Length (in meter) X Width (in meter) X Height (in meter) = Cubic meter (m3)
- We can define dimensions in Meter, Centimeter, Inch, Feet.

## How do I calculate cubic weight?

**Cubic Weight works like this:**

- Measure your parcel in all three dimensions, in centimetres;
- Multiply the three measurements together;
- Divide that result by 4000;
- Youâ€™re left with the cubic weight (in kilograms)

## How do you calculate volumetric freight?

The formula for volumetric shipment is (Length x Width x Height) in CMS, divided by 5000. Often, the cost of shipping is dictated by the volumetric weight of your parcel rather than the actual weight.

## What is cubic weight?

Cubic weight is also known as Dimensional Weight, and is a pricing technique for commercial freight transport which uses an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width and height of a package. Even though an item may only weigh 4kg, due to its size, it may be 15kg of cubic weight.

## How many kg Makes 1 CBM?

EQUIVALENCE: 1 CBM = 333 KG.