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Labor Crisis in Warehouse
Transform your Productivity with Dimensioning System
1. Increases Throughput
2. Reduces Shipping Cost
3. Optimizes Space Utilization
4. Reduces Labor Costs
Redefine Recruitment and Retention Strategies
- Reduced Physical Workload
- Improved Work Environment
- Provide Opportunities for Professional Development
- Streamlined Workforce Management
What is the difference between DIM weight and actual weight?
The actual weight is the exact weight of the product.
DIM weight also called volumetric weight calculates the amount of space a package occupies to its actual weight.
What is DIM weight pricing?
DIM weight pricing is a shipping calculation method that considers the volume of a package in addition to its actual weight. This pricing structure is used by many major shipping carriers, including UPS, FedEx, and the USPS.
Why is DIM weight pricing important?
It is important because helps shipping carriers to accurately calculate the shipping cost as it reflects the actual resources used by the carrier. Furthermore, it encourages shippers to use appropriately sized packages.
How to calculate dimensional weight?
Dimensional weight of the package = L * W * H / Dimensional Divisor
The dimensional divisor is carrier-specific. They vary from carrier to carrier.
How can I avoid overpaying for DIM weight pricing?
- Measure your packages accurately before shipping them.
- Use packaging that is the right size for your products, without any extra space.
- Negotiate with your shipping carrier if possible.
Make Data Driven Decision
- Identify Bottlenecks in Warehouse Operations
- Optimize Warehouse Layout
- Improve Inventory Management
- Forecast Demand
- Customer Satisfaction