“Make Room for Dimensional Weight Pricing: A Look Ahead at Shipping in 2015” on Multichannel Merchant
By Amine Khechfe
Earlier this year, both FedEx and UPS announced that they will apply dimensional weight pricing to all domestic ground shipments. The change — slated to take effect on December 29, 2014 for UPS and January 1, 2015 for FedEx — will impact shippers in a big way.
Having a clear understanding of the new pricing model will help you prepare for the changes.
Here's a quick primer on dimensional weight pricing, how to calculate it, and what you can do if your business is affected.