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How to calculate DIM weight

If DIM weight is greater than the actual weight, DIM weight is used instead of the package’s actual weight.

DIM Weight is short for dimensional weight – it’s a billing method that uses the total volume of a package (length x width x height) to calculate shipping costs instead of using the actual weight of the package. Shipping costs are based on the higher of the two measurements: package weight or package size (DIM Weight).

Updated on September 28, 2020

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