• Freight-Density-For-DummiesStep 1: Enter your total shipment weight into the first field shown below.
  • Step 2: Measure the height, width, and depth of the shipment in inches. Measure to the farthest points, including skids or other packaging. Repeat Step 1 for each piece if multiple pieces or skids and then enter the overall L/H/W dimensions below.
  • Step 3: Click on the “Calculate” button. The result shown is your pounds per cubic foot, i.e., density of the shipment (we also provide your kilograms per cubic meter).
  • Note: This tool is for estimation purposes. For more information, download our Freight Density for Dummies document or contact us for assistance.
* Values in units

pounds / ( x x ) inches

= lb/ft3(English units)

= kg/m3(Metric units)