Retailers Need to Prepare for Dimensional Weight Pricing

Jun 10, 2014 12:49 PM  By

The days of small packages delivered in enormous boxes will soon be over. Starting Jan. 1, FedEx Ground will apply dimensional weight pricing to all shipments. And there’s significant reason to believe other shippers will follow suit.

At IRCE 2014, CHAINalytics Vice President of Supply Chain Operations Irv Grossman talked with Multichannel Merchant Managing Editor Tim Parry about the effect dimensional weight pricing will have on shippers, and retailrs need to do to keep their carrier costs under control.