American Worldwide Agencies (AWA)

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The Anatomy of a Shipment

A quick, streamlined overview of the AWA shipping process. We work with our clients at every step while your shipment reaches its destination safely and on time.

Get in touch

Contact us through email via service@awaship.com or give us a call at +1 (562) 249-6957

Information

Provide us with the following: dimensions, specifications and transit time requirements

Options

We recommend the best shipping scenario unique to each shipment.

Time & Costs

We will confirm your transit times and shipping costs for you to approve.

Booking

Booking is finalized and we provide instructions for drop-off or pickup.

Shipment

Your shipment is packed and sent on its way. You immediately receive tracking information.

Arrival

Once the order reaches its destination, we provide arrival notice or proof of delivery.

Billing

We provide you with an invoice and arrange payment.

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Freight Class Calculator

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Units:
Length Width Height Weight Units

Freight Classes

Class Name Samples Weight Range Per Cubic Foot
Class 50 – Clean Freight Fits on standard shrink-wrapped 4X4 pallet, strapping material, flour Over 50 lbs.
Class 55 Bricks, cement, mortar, hardwood flooring, cloths or rags, magazines, copy paper 35 – 50 lbs
Class 60 Car accessories & car parts, steel cables, used tires, stone blocks, glass, moldings 30 – 35 lbs
Class 65 Car parts & accessories, bottled beverages, books in boxes, conveyors, chocolate in boxes, electric cords, tile 22.5 – 30 lbs
Class 70 Newspapers, wooden pencils, machinery, caskets, unassembled furniture, food items, automobile engines 15 – 22.5 lbs
Class 77.5 Tires, bathroom fixtures, garments, shirts/pants, snowplows, 13.5 – 15 lbs.
Class 85 Crated machinery, transmissions, clutches, doors, CDs/DVDs, motorcycle engine 12 – 13.5 lbs
Class 92.5 Computers, monitors, refrigerators and freezers, gas-powered generators, cabinets, kiosk or ATMs 10.5 – 12 lbs
Class 100 Vacuum, boat & car covers, canvas, wine cases, caskets 9 – 10.5 lbs
Class 110 Cabinets, framed paintings & artwork, table saw, metalworking 8 – 9 lbs
Class 125 Small household appliances, pictures/posters in boxes, exhibit booths, vending machines 7 – 8 lbs
Class 150 ATV, jet skis, motorcycles, assembled wooden furniture, work stations 6 – 7 lbs
Class 175 Clothing, couches, stuffed furniture, metal cabinets, 5 – 6 lbs
Class 200 TVs, aircraft parts, aluminum table, packaged mattresses, snowmobiles 4 – 5 lbs
Class 250 Bamboo furniture, engine hoods, mattresses and box springs, unassembled couch, plasma TV 3 – 4 lbs
Class 300 Wood cabinets, tables, chairs, model boats, kayaks/canoes, chassis 2 – 3 lbs
Class 400 Deer antlers 1 – 2 lbs
Class 500 (Low Density or High Value) Bags of gold dust, ping pong balls Less than 1 lb.