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## UNIT CONVERSIONS

CHARGEABLE WEIGHT DETERMINATION PROCEDURE

1. Obtain your freight's dimensions in cubic meters.

2. Identify your freight's mass  in kilograms.

3. Covert your freights volume into chargeable weight by multiplying the volume in cubic meters by 166.67 kg/cb3

4. Your chargeable weight will be the greater of the actual weight or outputted chargeable.

CONVERSIONS

MASS CONVERSIONS

1 KG = 2.2046 LBS

1 LB = 0.0454 KGS

VOLUME CONVERSIONS

1 FT3 = 0.0283 CB3 = 1728 IN3

1 CB3 = 35.3147 FT3

CHARGEABLE WEIGHT

1 CB3 = 166.67 KG

## LCL FREIGHT CLASS CALCULATOR

Please complete the following fields in order to calculate the class of your LCL freight. Note that this calculator assumes your cargo is not out of gauge or within any other extraneous category.

1. Enter the weight in pounds

2. Enter the length in inches

3. Enter the width in inches

4. Enter the height in inches

Density (lbs / cbf)

LCL Freght Class Calculator

## SHIPPING CONTAINER SPECS

As much money as we want you to save by using our services, unfortunately we probably won't be able to fit all 20 pallets of slate into one 20'GP container. If you're questioning the volume and weight limitations on the different container sizes, we've got you covered. Reference our table below to help determine what container your cargo would be most suitable for.

Container Size
Inside Length
Inside Width
Inside Height
Door Width
Door Height
Volume Capacity
Tare Weight
Max. Cargo Weight
Platform 40'
40'0" / 12.19m
8'0" / 2.43m
6'5" / 1.95m
N/A
N/A
N/A
12783 lb / 5798 kg
66397 lb / 30117 kg
Platform 20'
19'11" / 6.07m
8'0" / 2.43m
7'4" / 2.23m
N/A
N/A
N/A
6061 lb / 2749 kg
52896 lb / 23993 kg
Flat Rack Collapsible 40'
39'7" / 12.06m
6'10" / 2.08m
6'5" / 1.95m
N/A
N/A
N/A
12787 lb / 5800 kg
85800 lb / 38918 kg
Flat Rack 20'
18'5" / 5.61m
7'3" / 2.20m
7'4" / 2.23m
N/A
N/A
N/A
5578 lb / 2530kg
47333 lb / 21469 kg
Flat Rack 40'
37'7" / 12.06m
6'10" / 2.08m
6'5" / 1.95m
N/A
N/A
N/A
12081 lb / 5479kg
85800 lb / 38918 kg
Flat Rack Collapsible 20'
18'6" / 5.63m
7'3" / 2.20m
7'4" / 2.23m
N/A
N/A
N/A
6061 lb / 2749 kg
61117 lb / 27772 kg
Reefer 40'
37'8" / 11.48m
7'5" / 2.26m
7'2" / 2.18m
7'5" / 2.26m
7'0" / 2.13m
2040 ft3 / 57.76m3
10780 lb / 4889 kg
56276 / 25526 kg
Reefer 20'
17'8" / 5.38m
7'5" / 2.26m
7'5" / 2.26m
7'5" / 2.26m
7'3" / 2.20m
1000 ft3 / 28.31m3
7040 lb / 3193 kg
45760 lb / 20756 kg
Open Top 40'
39'5" / 12.01m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'5" / 2.26m
2350 ft3 / 66.54m3
8490 lb / 3850 kg
58710 lb / 26630 kg
Open Top 20'
19'4" / 5.89m
7'7" / 2.31m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'6" / 2.28m
7'2" / 2.18m
1136 ft3 / 32.16m3
5280 lb / 2394 kg
47620 lb // 21600 kg
High Cube 40'
39'5" / 12.01m
7'8" / 2.33m
8'10" / 2.69m
7'8" / 2.33m
8'5" / 2.56m
2694 ft3 / 76.28m3
8750 lb / 3968 kg
58450 lb / 26512 kg
Standard 40'
39'5" / 12.01m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'10" / 2.38m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'6" / 2.28m
2390 ft3 / 67.67m3
8160 lb / 3701 kg
57040 lb / 26780 kg
Standard 20'
19'4" / 5.89m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'10" / 2.38m
7'8" / 2.33m
7'6" / 2.28m
1172 ft3 / 33.18m3
4916 lb / 2229 kg
47999 lb / 21727 kg

If you have any additional questions or concerns about space and weight, reach out to one of our experienced operators to help determine what container would be best for your movement.

CONTAINER DETAILS

## TRACKING

Once you create a booking with us, it's easy for you to track your cargo. In addition to your agent updating you every step along your shipments way, you can use the buttons below in order to track your cargo with the steam ship or airline your cargo has been booked with.

Along with your booking confirmation, you will receive a booking confirmation number or airway bill number. Enter this number or your container numbers into the website's prompt and you will be able to see where your cargo is and when it is expected to arrive at it's destination.

For questions, concerns, or more detailed tracking, please feel free to reach out to our customer service at any time.

## SEE COVERAGE

TRACKING

Below is the link to download our FAK sailing schedule to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne Australia and Auckland, New Zealand with freight originating from several CFS locations in the USA.

BLOGS

Below are the relevant download links for BMSB resources. Click the background to be directed to our blog.

BMSB

CONTACT INFORMATION AND COVERAGE

COVERAGE AND CONTACT

See the links below for our office coverage for airfreight, LCL, and FCL movements. Click the background to be directed to our office locations and contact page.

SAILING SCHEDULE

SAILING SCHEDULE
BLOG REFERENCES
SHIPPING DOCS

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ICC 2010 INCOTERMS

## ICC INCOTERMS 2010

What are Incoterms? (International Commerical Terms) ‐ Trademark of International Chamber of Commerce

Incoterms are a set of universal rules published by the International Chamber of Commerce that define the most commonly used terms of international shipping under sales contracts. The terms are used to define which party (seller or buyer) is responsible for cost of

shipping, liability, insurance obligations, risk assumption, and etc. These terms are protected by the International Chamber of Commerce copyright and therefore have become an industry standard in terms of defining responsibility and obligations when it comes to logistics as they aid in reducing confusion and any disputes that may arise during the shipping process. Incoterms 2020 have already been published by the International Chamber of Commerce and will be put into effect on January 1st, 2020. Once these are released, 2010 terms may still be used to define the shipping terms as long as the respective set of rules is established and agreed upon before proceeding.

Incoterms 2010 Interpretations

EXW: Ex Works | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport
The seller's responsibilities are complete when the seller has placed their goods at their premises, or another named place at origin for collection. At this point, risk and cost responsibilities transfer over to the buyer. The seller is still responsible for procuring origin custom documents which include but are not limited to: SLI, Free Trade Agreements, Commercial Invoice, etc.

FCA: Free Carrier | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport

The seller is responsible for delivering goods to the origin carrier or any other party nominated by the buyer at the seller’s door or another named point. Risk and costs pass to the buyer at the point of origin delivery by the seller.

FAS: Free Alongside Ship | Sea and Inland Water Transport Only
The seller is responsible for delivering goods alongside the vessel intended for international export or the respective terminal or port of export nominated by the buyer. Risk and costs transfer to the buyer upon delivery by the seller.

FOB: Free On Board | Sea and Inland Water Transport Only
The seller is responsible for delivering good on board the vessel, at the named port of shipment nominated by the buyer. Risk and costs pass to the buyer once the goods have boarded the nominated vessel at the nominated port.

CFS: Cost and Freight | Sea and Inland Water Transport Only
The seller is responsible for delivering goods on board the vessel and see costs through to the nominated destination and port of discharge. Risk is passed to the buyer once the goods have boarded the nominated vessel at the nominated port.

CIF: Cost Insurance and Freight | Sea and Inland Water Transport Only
Same as CFS incoterm with the additional requirement that the seller guarantees insurance coverage on the buyer’s risk during carriage. CIF requires the seller to obtain minimum insurance coverage. Additional coverage must be agreed upon or purchased by the buyer.

CPT: Carriage Paid To | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport
The seller is responsible for arranging and paying for transportation of goods to a named place at destination, but not insuring them. Risk transfers from buyer to the seller where and when the goods are accepted by a carrier.

CIP: Carriage and Insurance Paid to | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport
Same as CPT except the seller must is require insuring the goods at minimum coverage against damage or loss during the carriage. Additional insurance coverage above the minimum must be arranged and agreed upon by both parties prior to shipping and covered by the buyer.

DAT: Delivered at Terminal | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport
The seller is responsible for placing the goods at the buyer’s disposal at a named terminal at the named port or place at destination. The seller assumes all risk and costs until goods have been unloaded at the destination's named terminal. Once the goods have been collected by the buyer at the named terminal and port, risk and costs transfer to the buyer.

DAP: Delivered at Place | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport
The seller is responsible for placing the goods at the buyer’s disposal at a named place at the named destination. The seller assumes all risk and costs until the goods have been unloaded at the destinations named place. Once the goods have been collected by the buyer at the named place, risk and costs transfer to the buyer.

DDP: Delivered Duty Paid | Applicable to Any Mode(s) of Transport
Basically, the opposite of Ex‐Works. Seller is responsible for seeing the delivery of goods through to the buyer’s door. Responsibilities include paying for freight, clearing goods for import and export, arranging all transportation from seller’s door to buyer’s disposal insuring goods if required, paying duties for import and export, and procuring documents and completing all custom formalities. Seller bears all risk under this term.

BMSB Fumigation

## BMSB FUMIGATION REQUIREMENTS

If you're shipping LCL or FCL freight, you can determine if your commodity will require fumigation to Australia by using the search tools below. All you need to know is your commodity Tariff Chapter or a description of your goods. If your commodity is Target High Risk, your shipment will need to be fumigated for BMSB. If your commodity is Target Risk, you have the choice to fumigate it or not, but will be subject to a higher chance of inspection upon arrival if chosen not to fumigate. Any other commodities do not require fumigation.

If your shipment will require fumigation, please notify your agent upon booking if you would like us to quote fumigation at origin. Fumigation may be done at destination unless you are moving an open top or flat rack FCL container.

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TARIFF CHAPTER NO
TREATMENT REQ
GOODS DESC.
NOT REQUIRED
Live Animals
NOT REQUIRED
Cereals
NOT REQUIRED
Products of the Milling Industry; Malt; Starches; Inulin; Wheat Gluten
NOT REQUIRED
Oil Seeds and Oleaginous Fruits; Miscellaneous Grains, Seeds and Fruit; Industrial or Medicinal Plants; Straw and Fodder
NOT REQUIRED
Lac; Gums, Resins and Other Vegetable Saps and Extracts
NOT REQUIRED
Vegetable Plaiting Materials; Vegetable Products Not Elsewhere Specified or Included
NOT REQUIRED
Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils and Their Cleavage Products; Prepared Edible Fats; Animal or Vegetable Waxes
NOT REQUIRED
Preparations of Meat, of Fish or of Crustaceans, Molluscs or Other Aquatic Invertebrates
NOT REQUIRED
Sugars and Sugar Confectionery
NOT REQUIRED
Cocoa and Cocoa Preparations
NOT REQUIRED
Preparations of Cereals, Flour, Starch or Milk; Bakers' Wares
NOT REQUIRED
Meat and Edible Meat Offal
NOT REQUIRED
Preparations of Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts or Other Parts of Plants
NOT REQUIRED
Miscellaneous Edible Preparations
NOT REQUIRED
Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar
NOT REQUIRED
Residues and Waste from the Food Industries; Prepared Animal Feed (Fodder)
NOT REQUIRED
Tobacco and Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Salt; Sulfur; Earths and Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime and Cement
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Ores, slag and ash
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes - including sub chapters I, II, III, IV and V
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Organic chemicals - including sub chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII and XIII
NOT REQUIRED
Fish and Crustaceans, Molluscs and Other Aquatic Invertebrates
NOT REQUIRED
Pharmaceutical Products
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Fertilisers
NOT REQUIRED
Tanning or Dyeing Extracts; Tannins and Their Derivatives: Dyes, Pigments and Other Coloring Matter; Paints and Varnishes; Putty and Other Mastics; Inks
NOT REQUIRED
Essential Oils and Resinoids; Perfumery, Cosmetic or Toilet Preparations
NOT REQUIRED
Soap, Organic Surface-Active Agents, Washing Preparations, Lubricating Preparations, Artificial Waxes, Prepared Waxes, Polishing or Scouring Preparations, Candles and Similar Articles, Modeling Pastes, "Dental Waxes" and Dental Preparations with a Basis of Plaster
NOT REQUIRED
Albuminoidal Substances; Modified Starches; Glues; Enzymes
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
NOT REQUIRED
Photographic or Cinematographic Goods
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Miscellaneous chemical products
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Plastics and articles thereof - � including sub chapters I and II
NOT REQUIRED
Dairy Produce; Birds' Eggs; Natural Honey; Edible Products of Animal Origin, Not Elsewhere Specified or Included
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Rubber and articles thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Raw Hides and Skins (Other than Furskins) and Leather
NOT REQUIRED
Articles of Leather; Saddlery and Harness; Travel Goods, Handbags and Similar Containers; Articles of Catgut (Other than Silkworm Gut)
NOT REQUIRED
Furskins and Artificial Fur; Manufactures Thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Cork and articles of cork
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basket ware and wickerwork
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
NOT REQUIRED
Silk
NOT REQUIRED
Wool, Fine or Coarse Animal Hair; Horsehair Yarn and Woven Fabric
NOT REQUIRED
Cotton
NOT REQUIRED
Other Vegetable Textile Fibers; Paper Yarn and Woven Fabrics of Paper Yarn
NOT REQUIRED
NOT REQUIRED
TARGET RISK - TREATMENT OPTIONAL
Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Cork and articles of cork
NOT REQUIRED
Special Woven Fabrics; Tufted Textile Fabrics; Lace; Tapestries; Trimmings; Embroidery
NOT REQUIRED
Impregnated, Coated, Covered or Laminated Textile Fabrics; Textile Articles of a Kind Suitable for Industrial Use
NOT REQUIRED
Live Trees and Other Plants; Bulbs, Roots and the Like; Cut Flowers and Ornamental Foliage
NOT REQUIRED
Knitted or Crocheted Fabrics
NOT REQUIRED
Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories, Knitted or Crocheted
NOT REQUIRED
Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories, Not Knitted or Crocheted
NOT REQUIRED
Other Made-Up Textile Articles; Sets; Worn Clothing and Worn Textile Articles; Rags
NOT REQUIRED
Footwear, Gaiters and the Like; Parts of Such Articles
NOT REQUIRED
NOT REQUIRED
Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking-Sticks, Seat-Sticks, Whips, Riding-Crops and Parts Thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Prepared Feathers and Down and Articles Made of Feathers or of Down; Artificial Flowers; Articles of Human Hair
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Ceramic products � including sub chapters I and II
NOT REQUIRED
Edible Vegetables and Certain Roots and Tubers
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Glass and glass ware
NOT REQUIRED
Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semiprecious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with Precious Metal, and Articles Thereof; Imitation Jewelry; Coin
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Iron and steel - including sub chapters I, II, III, IV
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Articles of iron or steel
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Copper and articles thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Nickel and articles thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Aluminium and articles thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Zinc and articles thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Edible Fruit and Nuts; Peel of Citrus Fruit or Melons
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Tin and articles thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Miscellaneous articles of base metals
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Ships, boats and floating structures
NOT REQUIRED
Coffee, Tea, Mate and Spices
NOT REQUIRED
Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical or Surgical Instruments and Apparatus; Parts and Accessories Thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Clocks and Watches and Parts Thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Musical Instruments; Parts and Accessories of Such Articles
TARGET HIGH RISK - TREATMENT REQUIRED
Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Furniture; Bedding, Mattresses, Mattress Supports, Cushions and Similar Stuffed Furnishings; Lamps and Lighting Fittings, Not Elsewhere Specified or Included; Illuminated Signs, Illuminated Nameplates and the Like; Prefabricated Buildings
NOT REQUIRED
Toys, Games and Sports Equipment; Parts and Accessories Thereof
NOT REQUIRED
Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
NOT REQUIRED
Works of Art, Collectors' Pieces and Antiques
NOT REQUIRED
Special Classification Provisions - Charity donations, miliary apparel and equipment, etc