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Freight Class Calculator

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Quick Guide to Use Freight Class Calculator Calculator

To use the freight class calculator, simply enter the dimensions (length, width, and height) of your freight along with its weight. Select the appropriate units for each input, then click the “Calculate” button.

The calculator will provide you with the volume in cubic feet and cubic meters, the density in pounds per cubic feet and kilograms per cubic meters, and the estimated freight class.


Volume = Length * Width * Height

Density = Weight / Volume

Input Field Details

  • Length, Width, and Height: Dimensions of the freight (select units from dropdown).
  • Weight: Weight of the freight (select units from dropdown).

Freight Class Chart

Estimated class        Freight Density (lb/ft³)
Class 50  50+
Class 5530 – 50
Class 6030 – 35
Class 6522.5 – 30
Class 7015 – 22.5
Class 77.513.5 – 15 
Class 85  12 – 13.5
Class 92.5 10.5 – 12
Class 100  9 – 10.5
Class 110 8 – 9
Class 1257 – 8
Class 150 6- 7
Class 1755 – 6
Class 2004 – 5
Class 2503 – 4
Class 300 2 – 3
Class 400 1 – 2
Class 500< 1 

What is Freight Class?

Freight class is a standardized classification system used in the transportation industry to categorize different types of freight based on their density and handling characteristics.

Who Can Use This Calculator?

This calculator is beneficial for shippers, logistics professionals, freight forwarders, and anyone involved in the transportation of goods who needs to determine the appropriate freight class for their shipments.

Industries That Can Use This Calculator

Industries across various sectors such as manufacturing, retail, wholesale, e-commerce, construction, and more can utilize this calculator to determine the freight class for their shipments.

Benefits of Using This Calculator

  • Quickly determine the volume and density of your freight.
  • Easily find the estimated freight class based on industry standards.
  • Streamline the shipping process and ensure accurate classification for cost-effective transportation.


How accurately does this calculator provide the estimated freight class?

The estimated freight class is based on industry-standard density ranges and provides a reliable approximation. However, actual freight class determination may vary based on specific carrier rules and regulations.

Can I use this calculator for international shipments?

Yes, this calculator can be used for both domestic and international shipments, but it’s essential to consider any additional regulations or requirements for international freight.


The freight class calculator efficiently determines the appropriate freight class for your shipments, helping you optimize shipping costs and streamline logistics operations.