Moving Tips

On this page you will find some useful information allowing you to calculate/envisage the total volume of your household goods to be shipped.
Conversion Factors
1 Cubic Meter(cbm) = 1000000 Cubic Centimeters(cbcm) = 35.315 Cubic Feet(Cuft)
1 Cubic Foot(Cuft) = 1728 Cubic Inches
Examples: King Size Bed = 180cm x 160cm x 30cm = 864000 cbcm
                                              864000cbcm/1000000 = 0.864cbm

 

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Average box size:
50cm x 50cm x 50cm
or 20" x 20" x 20"
= 1.00 cubic metre

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Average king size mattress:
180cm x 160cm x 30cm
= 0.86 cbm

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Average : 65cm x 65cm x 170cm
= 0.72 cbm

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Armchair : 100cm x 75cm x 75cm
= 0.50 Cubic Metre

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3 piece suite = 2.00 cbm

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Average : 65cm x 65cm x 121cm
= 0.50 cbm

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Executive office desk = 1.00 cbm
Monitor / Printer / Keyboard = 0.50 cbm
Office Chair = 0.30 cbm

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1 microwave = 0.10 cbm
10 Microwave ovens = 1 Cubic Metre

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24" Television = 1.00 cbm

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Table and 6 Chairs (Stackable) = 2.00 cbm

What is the Capacity of Container and a Trailer?
1 x20 ft container’s household goods capacity : maximum 30 cbm = 1060 cuft
1 x 40ft container’s household goods capacity : maximum 55 cbm = 1943 cuft
1 x 40ft trailer’s household goods capacity       : maximum 90 cbm = 3178 cuft