UNITED CARGO LOGISTICS SRL

INTERNATIONAL FORWARDER

HEAD OFFICE :

Via Gallarate, 209 , Milano, 20151 - Italy

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UTILITIES

Paying units calculation (How to calculate the paying unit or the chargeable weight)

For any shipment – by land, sea, air and rail – which is not carried out with full loads (full container, truck or wagon) a different system for the calculation of the paying units is used, i.e. of the basis for the calculation of the transport rate (freight).

Sea shipping

W/M rate: the freight is applied on the W (weight) calculated in metric tons (1.000 kg) or on the M volume (measurement) calculated in cubic meters (CBM). The highest parameter in favor of the shipping company is applied.
W rate: in some cases the freight is calculated only on weight (W).
ML rate: for the shipment of vehicles on RO-RO vessels, sometimes a rate per linear meter is applied.

Air Shipping

The rate is calculated on weight (Kg), with a maximum weight-measurement ratio of 1.000 Kg : 6 CBM; if the goods volume exceeds such 1:6 ratio, the paying unit is obtained by dividing the volume by 6.

Land shipping

The rate is calculated in quintals (100 Kg), with a maximum weight-measurement ratio of 100 Kg : 3 CBM; if the goods volume exceeds such 1:3 ratio, the paying unit is obtained by dividing the volume by 3.

INCOTERMS

The Incoterms® rules have become an essential part of the daily language of trade. They have been incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide rules and guidance to importers, exporters, lawyers, transporters, insurers and students of international trade. Here are main features of the Incoterms® 2010 rules.

METRIC CHART

Metric Conversion Chart to convert between various units of measurement. Includes Lengths, Surfaces, Volumes, Weight 

CONTAINER SPECIFICATIONS

This container specification chart provides guidance on the main technical data for Sea containers, with a focus on dimensions, weights and design features.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

These General Terms and Conditions apply to all Freight Forwarding Services.