The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Weight Shipping

Most parcel shipping carriers have changed how they calculate 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. Shipping customers are 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



Download the DIM Weight Guide


September 15, 2017 at 4:49 pm
Gretchen Owens
interested in dim weight
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September 18, 2017 at 2:20 pm
Hi Gretchen! The form to download our definitive DIM weight guide is now up and running. Please let us know if you have any issues. Thank you!
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