Dimensional Weight Shipping 

The Bigger the Box, the Higher the Cost

 

In 2015, UPS and FedEx shifted to dimensional (DIM) weight pricing for all packages. This change has substantial ramifications for shippers in terms of increased costs and the potential need to re-engineer business processes.

What is DIM Weight? 

Dimensional weight involves factoring the box size into pricing. If the dimensional weight exceeds the actual weight, the shipping rate is based on the dimensional weight instead. Essentially, the bigger the box, the higher the cost.

Dimensional (DIM) Weight...Explained

 

 

Dimensional Weight Resources

Dim Weight Calculator

A DIM weight calculator that allows you to compare carrier poundage.

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Videos and Tips

Videos with tips on packaging and services to help you save money. 

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Helpful Guides

Easy to understand guides with all the information shippers need for DIM weight.

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