Dimensional Weight Defined
Length x Width x Height / dimensional divisor
Length, width, height rounded to nearest inch
Standard dim factor:
- FedEx- 139
- UPS- 166 (packages under 1,728 cubic inches), 139 (packages over 1,728 cubic inches)
Remainder rounded up to nearest whole number
Rated as higher of actual or dimensional weight
Calculating Dimensional Weight Example
Actual package dimensions 16 x 15.5 x 16.4 (inches)
Rounded nearest inch 16 x 16 x 16
Multiple L x W x H 4,096 cubic inches
Divide by 166 (dim factor) 24.7
Rounded up 25
Package dim weight 25 lbs.
Package rated at Higher of actual weight or 25 lbs.
Now that you know how to calculate dimensional weight, you'll know how you'll be effected when with changes.
Share this post
- boxes, Boxes/Corrugated Sheets, corrugated, corrugatex boxes, Dimensional Weight, How-To Guides, Packaging Supplies, Shipping, weight