How do I calculate the cubic feet of my cargo ?F.A.Q

Relax...you can use our Web-based UTS-Cuber tool or read the brief tutorial that follows.

Calculating the cubic feet (often shortened to "cube" or "cf") of your cargo is easy (and fun!). Measure - in inches - the length (L), width (W), and height (H) of each piece. Then use the formula below to calculate the total cube of all pieces with the same dimensions.
Finally, add up the cubic feet for all the pieces to calculate your shipments cube...

(Number of pieces) x L x W x H /1728
For example, if your shipment has 1 box measuring 12" x 12" x 12" and 2 crates @ 60" x 30" x 20":

1 x 12 x 12 x 12 /1728= 1728 /1728= 1.0 cubic foot
2 x 60 x 30 x 20/1728 = 72,000 /1728= 41.7 cubic feet

Next, add up the total cube of all the pieces:

Total cube for this hypothetical shipment = 1 cf 41.7 cf = 42.7 cf = 43 cf

 

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