Volumetric Weight Calculator

Volumetric weight is an important concept in the courier and cargo industry because it helps determine the amount of space a shipment occupies in relation to its actual weight. This is particularly relevant for lightweight items, as they can take up more space than their weight would suggest, resulting in higher shipping costs.

To calculate volumetric weight, which involves multiplying the length, width, and height of the shipment in centimeters and then dividing the result by 5000. The resulting number is the volumetric weight in kilograms, which is then compared to the actual weight to determine the chargeable weight for shipping purposes