Tare denotes the weight of an empty vehicle or container, it is utilized in the field of logistics to ascertain the actual weight of the cargo being transported. It is recognized as an official parameter for gauging the weight of products in transit. To compute it, the weight of the unfilled container needs to be subtracted from the total weight that combines the weight of both the cargo and its packaging, known as the gross weight.
Shippers can ensure precision in freight measurements by establishing the tare weight and thereby facilitating proper billing. Consistency in the unit of measurement, whether pounds or kilograms, is essential for the accuracy of the tare weight calculation.