Volumetric weight is the standard of measure that is used throughout the shipping industry to calculate how much space an item would take up in a parcel. Simply put, it will cost more if your item is large and takes up more room in the courier’s transport mode. Volumetric weight applies for both domestic and international shipments.
Calculate the volumetric weight of your cargo to get a better estimation of the price to ship your cargo with SFL. Keep in mind that dead/dry weight or volumetric weight- whichever one is higher, would be considered while calculating the rates.
Dead/Dry weight or Volumetric weight whichever is HIGHER should be taken while calculating the rates.