Weight Load Factor
The ratio of the weight of a shipment to the weight capacity of the vehicle used for transportation.
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What is Weight Load Factor?
The weight load factor in shipping refers to the amount of cargo weight carried on a ship compared to its total capacity. A ship’s weight load factor can affect its fuel efficiency, stability, and safety. Carriers may adjust their rates or refuse to take on additional cargo if the weight load factor exceeds a certain threshold.
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