What is Volumetric Weight?
Volumetric weight or dimensional weight is widely used in the logistics industry around the world to ascertain the density of a shipment when placed in a vehicle or storage area. Volumetric weight is compared against the actual weight and the higher weight is used to calculate the actual cost.
Is this a standard practice among courier & logistics companies?
Yes. It is practiced by all domestic and international courier and logistics providers.
Will my shipment be delayed if I did not calculate the volumetric weight?
Yes. To avoid the delay, we recommend that you to calculate the volumetric weight especially if sending your parcel is bulky and will occupy a large space.
Length x Width x Height / 5000 = Volumetric weight