ITT Exercises - Freight Transportation.pdf

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Page | 212 2017 VOLUME CONVERSION FACTORS To From INCHES (in 3 ) FEET (ft 3 ) CENTIMETRES (cm 3 ) METRES (m 3 ) INCHES (in 3 ) N/A ÷ 1,728 x 16 . 3871 ÷ 61,023 . 744 FEET (ft 3 ) x 1,728 N/A x 28,316 . 847 ÷ 35 . 3147 CENTIMETRES (cm 3 ) ÷ 16 . 3871 ÷ 28,316 . 847 N/A ÷ 1,000,000 METRES (m 3 ) x 61,023 . 744 x 35 . 3147 x 1,000,000 N/A Examples: - To convert cubic feet (ft 3 ) to cubic inches (in 3 ), the conversion factor is x 1,728 120 ft 3 x 1,728 = 207,360 in 3 - To convert cubic metres (m 3 ) to cubic feet (ft 3 ), the conversion factor is x 35.3147 50 m 3 x 35.3147 = 1,765.735 ft 3

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Appendices Page | 213 2017 MASS CONVERSION FACTORS To From POUNDS (lb) SHORT TONS (sh tn) LONG TONS (tn) KILOGRAMS (kg) METRIC TONS (mt) POUNDS (lb) N/A ÷ 2,000 ÷ 2,240 ÷ 2 . 2046 ÷ 2,204 . 622 SHORT TONS (sh tn) x 2,000 N/A ÷ 1 . 12 x 907 . 1848 ÷ x 1 . 1023 LONG TONS (tn) x 2,240 x 1 . 12 N/A x 1,016 . 0470 ÷ 0 . 9842 KILOGRAMS (kg) x 2 . 2046 ÷ 907 . 1848 ÷ 1,016 . 047 N/A ÷ 1,000 METRIC TONS (mt) x 2,204 . 622 x 1 . 1023 x 0 . 9842 x 1,000 N/A Examples: - To convert pounds (lb) to kilograms (kg), the conversion factor is ÷ 2.2046 100 lb ÷ 2 . 2046 = 45 . 3597 kg - To convert metric tons (mt) to short tons (sh tn), the conversion factor is x 1.1023 500 mt x 1 . 1023 = 551 . 15 sh tn
Appendices Page | 214 2017 APPENDIX “C” Actual weights vs. volume weights (always use the greater weight) Weight/Volume Ratios y Road … 10 : 1 (10 lb = 1 ft 3 ) Quick Calculations (Road in Imperial Units) y Road shipment ~ dims are 21”L x 20”W x 22”H, and weighs 80 lb. i) Determine cubic inches ~ 21 x 20 x 22 = 9,240 in 3 ii) Determine cubic feet ~ 9,240 ÷ 1,728 = 5.35 ft 3 iii) Determine road volume weight ~ 5.35 x 10 (road ratio) = 53.5 lb. Therefore, since the actual weight of the shipment (80 lb) is heavier than the road volume weight (53.5 lb), use the actual weight.

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Appendices Page | 215 2017 APPENDIX “D” CIFFA - Logistics Canada Trucking Inc. Special Rate, FAK, Non-Hazardous Cargo Only From/to: Terminal Toronto Location Min LTL +500 +1000 +2000 +5000 +10000 Oakville 40.00 16.00 12.80 11.20 10.08 8.87 6.21 Burlington 45.00 18.00 14.00 12.60 11.34 9.98 6.99 Hamilton 50.00 20.00 16.00 14.00 12.60 11.09 7.76 Guelph 50.00 20.00 16.00 14.00 12.60 11.09 7.76 Cambridge 50.00 20.00 16.00 14.00 12.60 11.09 7.76 Kitchener 55.00 22.00 17.60 15.40 13.86 12.20 8.54 St. Catherines 65.00 26.00 20.80 18.20 16.38 14.41 10.09 Welland 70.00 28.00 22.40 19.60 17.64 15.51 10.87 Brantford 55.00 22.00 17.60 15.40 13.86 12.20 8.54 Woodstock 60.00 24.00 19.20 16.80 15.12 13.31 9.31 Niagara Falls 75.00 30.00 24.00 21.00 18.90 16.63 11.64 Fort Erie 85.00 34.00 27.20 23.80 21.42 18.85 13.19 London 70.00 28.00 22.40 19.60 17.64 15.52 10.87 Chatham 95.00 38.00 30.40 26.60 23.94 21.07 14.75 Windsor 100.00 40.00 32.00 28.00 25.20 22.18 15.52 Sarnia 125.00 50.00 40.00 35.00 31.50 27.72 19.40 Ajax 45.00 18.00 14.40 12.60 11.34 9.98 6.99 Bowmanville 55.00 22.00 17.60 15.40 13.86 12.20 8.54 Coburg 65.00 26.00 20.80 18.20 16.38 14.41 10.09 Trenton 85.00 24.00 27.20 23.80 21.42 18.85 13.19 Belleville 95.00 38.00 30.40 26.60 23.94 21.07 14.75 Kingston 85.00 34.00 27.20 23.80 21.42 18.85 13.19 Brockville 125.00 50.00 40.00 35.00 31.50 27.72 19.40 Cornwall 100.00 40.00 32.00 28.00 25.20 22.18 15.52 Newmarket 50.00 20.00 16.00 14.00 12.60 11.09 7.76 Barrie 55.00 22.00 17.60 15.40 13.86 12.20 8.54 Orillia 65.00 26.00 20.80 18.20 16.38 14.41 10.09 Midland 65.00 26.00 20.80 18.20 16.38 14.41 10.09 Owen Sound 55.00 22.00 17.60 15.40 13.86 12.20 8.54 NOTES: Rates shown are Canadian Dollars/100 lb Freight density is based on 10 lb/ft 3 Truckload- and half-truck-load rates available upon request Effective September 1, 2016.
Appendices Page | 216 2017 APPENDIX E Actual weights vs. volume weights (always use the greater weight) Weight/Volume Ratios y Air … 1 : 6,000 (1 kg = 6,000 cm 3 ) Quick Calculations (Air in Metric Units) y Air shipment ~ dims are 102 cm L x 139 cm W x 89 cm H, and weighs 102 kg i) Determine cubic centimetres ~ 102 x 139 x 89 = 1,261,842 cm 3 ii) Determine air volume weight ~ 1,261,842 cm 3 ÷ 6,000 = 210.307 = 210.5 kg Therefore, since the volume weight of the shipment (210.5 kg) is heavier than the actual weight (102 kg), use the volume weight.

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