Gross shipping weight.
What the shipment actually weighs on a scale.
Accurate weight of a given quantity of paper, which is different from the same paper's nominal weight. (See nominal weight.)
The actual scale weight of a shipment. See also Dimensional Weight or Chargeable Weight.
The weight of a shipment determined by subtracting the Tare weight (the light weight of the van) from the Gross weight (the loaded weight of the van).
The true weight of any volume of paper. The actual weight of paper is used to determine both purchase price and shipping costs. See also basic size, basis weight, weight.
Basis weight of specific paper as measured, which may differ +/- 5% from weight advertised.
The actual weight of a shipment is the total gross weight in kg (or lbs) of an airfreight shipment including special crating or spreading as received from shipper or agent. It does not include the weight of any ULD. It is the weight that is usually charged for, see chargeable weight and volume weight.
The true weight of any volume of paper, which is used to determine both a paper's purchase price and shipping costs.
Actual weight is also called the scale weight. Customers buy by the actual (scale) weight of the steel. The theoretical weight is used in estimating, not billing.