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Gross vs Net

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Knowing the difference between a Gross Ton and a Net Ton will allow you to accurately compare prices.

The four most common pricing units are Pounds, On the 100, Net Ton, and Gross Ton. The chart below shows how many pounds are in each unit.

Pound     On the 100      Net Ton or Short Ton     Gross Ton or Long Ton
1  lb   100  lb         2,000  lb              2,240  lb

Pound           On The 100          Net/Short Ton           Gross/Long Ton