• The greater weight or measurement of cargoes where 1 ton is either 1000 kilos or 1 cubic metre (for metric system). Also known as “Bill of Lading Ton” or “Freight Ton”. It is used to calculate freight charge
  • Number of tonnes which freight is paid for per ton.
  • A ton on which the shipment is freighted. If cargo is rated as weight or measure (W/M), whichever produces the highest revenue will be considered the revenue ton. Weights are based on metric tons and measures are based on cubic meters. RT=1 MT or 1 CBM.