Truck Selection Guide
CBM (Cubic Meter)
In the business of shipping goods from one country to another by air, sea or road, you often hear the term CBM being used. Short for “cubic meter”, CBM is a widely used unit of measurement in shipping and determines how much you pay for freight.
How CBM is calculated?
CBM – cubic meter is calculated by multiplying length, width and height of packages of goods.
For example, if the length, height and width of a cargo is 2.3 meters, 1.4meters and 2 meters respectively, the volume of cargo is 2.3 X 1.4 X 2.00 = 6.44 CBM.