FXF 100 Rules Tariff

Calculation of Cube

US Section 1
US/Canada Section 2A
Intra Canada Section 2B
US/Mexico Section 3

Effective Date January 2, 2017

Item 192


Calculation of Cube

  1. In determining the cube of any piece or package, the extreme dimensions of length, width and depth including all containers, pallets, platforms, racks, reels, skids or projecting portions shall be used.
  2. Each item of the Bill of Lading shall be considered separately.
  3. On a single package of less than one cubic foot, the package shall be rated at one cubic foot.
  4. For conversion purposes, 1728 cubic inches equal one cubic foot.
  5. Cubic feet shall be calculated by multiplying length in inches by width in inches by depth in inches divided by 1728.
  6. On a single package in excess of one cubic foot, if the fraction is less than one-half (1/2) cubic foot, the fraction shall be dropped. If the fraction is one-half (1/2) cubic foot or greater, the fraction shall be taken to the next full cubic foot. On each item on a Bill of Lading consisting of two or more packages, actual dimensions to the third decimal place shall be used to determine the total measurements of all the packages. Where the total calculation results in a fraction, such fraction shall be dropped if less than one-half (1/2) cubic foot. If the fractions are one-half (1/2) cubic foot or over, the fraction shall be taken to the next full cubic foot.