Glossary:Gross-gross weight

The gross-gross weight includes

  • the total weight of the goods;
  • all packaging:
  • the tare-weight of the transport unit (for example containers, swap bodies and pallets for containing goods as well as road goods vehicles carrying goods and transported by rail).

The gross weight is the total weight of the goods carried, including all packaging but excluding the tare weight of the transport unit.

The tare weight is the weight of a transport unit before any cargo is loaded.

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