Dimensional Weight Pricing

Dimensional Weight Pricing

In January 2015, FedEx and UPS announced that they were shifting to a dimensional weight pricing structure for every box size. This pricing method allows carriers to account for the amount of space being used on their trucks, especially by bulky and oversized packages. Furthermore, carriers believe that dimensional (DIM) weight pricing will force retailers and customers to reduce the size of their packaging, since many e-commerce retailers are shipping lighter items in oversized packaging.

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