ITT Exercises - Freight Transportation.pdf

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Answers Ocean Freight Page | 155 2017 Exercise 5.2 (Answer) 1. On the map below, indicate the key gateway container seaports for North and Central America.
Answers Ocean Freight Page | 156 2017 2. On the map below, indicate the key gateway container seaports for Northern Europe, and the Mediterranean.

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Answers Ocean Freight Page | 157 2017 3. On the map below, indicate the key gateway container seaports for East Asia (other than China), and Southeast Asia.
Answers Ocean Freight Page | 158 2017 4. On the map below, indicate the key gateway container seaports for China.

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Answers Ocean Freight Page | 159 2017 Exercise 5.3 (Answer) Calculating Volume Weight and Chargeable Weight 1. Calculate the volume weight in cubic metres for the following scenarios. Refer to Appendix “ B ” for conversion tables: a) Dimensions are 55.5 in L x 65.7 in W x 74.8 in H. 4.470 m 3 b) 5 crates, dimensions of each crate are 6 ft L x 7.5 ft W x 15 ft H. 95.569 m 3 c) 60 boxes, dimensions of each box are 12 cm L x 10 cm W x 15 cm H. 0.108 m 3 d) Dimensions are 90 in L x 4 ft W x 75 in H. 5.309 m 3 2. You have been informed by the carrier that your volume weight ratio is 1 m 3 equals 1,000 kg. What is the chargeable weight for the following: a) 5 crates, dimensions of each crate are 6 ft L x 7.5 ft W x 15 ft H, the weight of each crate is 750 kg. Volume weight 95.569 m 3 ; actual weight 3,750 kg (3,750 ÷ 1,000 = 3.750 m 3 ). Chargeable weight is the volume weight. b) 60 boxes, dimensions of each box are 12 cm L x 10 cm W x 15 cm H, each box weighs 50 kg. Volume weight 0.108 m 3 ; actual weight 3,000 kg (3,000 ÷ 1,000 = 3 m 3 ). Chargeable weight is the actual weight.
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• Fall '18
• Jane Smith
• freight forwarder, Commercial item transport and distribution, CIFFA, Ocean Transportation Intermediary

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