Cubing and Weighing: Besting the Dim Rate Dilemma

How Has Dimensional Rating Affected Shippers?

By Josh Bond, Contributing Editor
November 01, 2015
After major parcel carriers introduced new ground package rate LM_cover1115structures nearly a year ago, the industry is still scrambling to identify and eliminate every cubic inch of waste. It’s been nearly a year since FedEx andUPS enacted their new dimensional (dim) weight rates in their ground package services, a move that has compelled shippers of all sizes to reassess their approaches to packaging and shipping. Bob Fischer, CEO of ADSI, was interviewed with other industry experts who shared their insights and expectations of the future of dimensional rating.

 

 

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