What do you measure with cwt?
cwt is a common measure used for livestock, the price of a particular type of meat per 100 pounds.
It really depends where you are. The hundredweight, or cwt is different in different countries. In the UK 1cwt is 112lb, in the USA 1cwt is 100lb. A UK cwt = 50.802kg, so 19.6 cwt = 999.719kg. A USA cwt = 45.359kg, so 19.6 cwt = 889.036kg. One of the many advantages of the SI is that it is the same everywhere.
Hi , CWT means chargeable weight of the shipment. There are 2 kind of weight in Air mode shipment - gross weight ie the actual weight of the shipment and volume weight , which is calculated based on the dimension. Airline charge freight based on the gross weight or volume weight which ever is higher. This is known as chargeable weight or CWT