What is dimensional weight

What is dimensional weight

The volumetric weight of a shipment is a calculation that reflects the density of a package. A less dense item generally occupies more volume of space in comparison to its actual weight. Therefore, the volumetric or dimensional or cubed, or DIM weight is calculated and compared with the shipment’s actual weight to ascertain which is greater; the higher weight is used to calculate the shipment cost.

What is dimensional weight?
What is dimensional weight?

For Freight / Cargo :
The formula for calculating volumetric weight is length x width x height (cm) / 6000

For Courier :
The formula for calculating volumetric weight is length x width x height (cm) / 5000

Volume Reduction

Volume weight, if a box has a limit of 30 kg and you put only 10-12kg in that box, then the airline will charge 30kg, not 10-12kg. In comparison, sending duvets, pillows, soft toys & so on which take more space than the actual weight. So the best way to reduce the volume weight of your shipment is to buy vacuum bags, put everything which is not fragile as duvet and pillows etc., in bag suck whole air with a vacuum cleaner and seal it after that pack it in a box or suitcases. Would you mind not trying this procedure on Fragile, sentiments or Extra value items?

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