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Calculating shipping cost It is important for e-Commerce companies to understand dimensional weight (DIM) otherwise their order fulfillment costs can skyrocket and eat into profits. In 2015, due to the diversity of package sizes – in particular ‘lightweight, bulky packages’, fulfillment company Amazon and carriers like UPS, Fed Ex, Purolator and USPS, aimed to control […]
By: UCanTrade Staff In 2015, carriers like UPS and FED EX have made the switch away from charging for a package’s actual shipping weight to charging for its dimensional shipping weight. UCanTrade, Inc.’s Operations Manager, Terry Dickey explains people are often surprised at the significant increase in cost because they are unaware of these dimensional […]