The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Weight Shipping
Most parcel shipping carriers have altered their method of calculating the weight—and, by extension, the price the shipper pays—of packages shipped. In 2014, major shipping carriers announced a dimensional weight pricing model, commonly called DIM, for air and ground parcel shipping services. For several years, shipping customers have been charged the greater amount between actual weight and DIM weight. The rules for DIM weight, however, have become stricter—with financial consequences for shippers.
Download the most comprehensive guide to DIM weight ever produced. Learn why carriers have embraced DIM weight pricing and what shippers can do to adapt. Topics include:
- Changing packaging and operations procedures
- Controlling shipping pricing costs
- Comparison shopping among shipping carriers
- Utilizing different services
- Evaluating your current process