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Becky Newman, Production Support Specialist

Dimensional Weight – What is it and how does it affect me?


On June 23, 2019, the USPS®  started using dimensional weight instead of actual weight to calculate the price of packages for Priority Mail® and Parcel Select. 

What is dimensional weight, you ask? 
According to the USPS,  “Dimensional Weight refers to how much space a package takes up in a truck or an airplane during shipping.

But have no fear, calculating is made simple with Applied Innovation and Neopost!
Neopost, the mail solution company Applied Innovation sells through the PROTEAM Production Department, has made calculating dimensional weight easy with an online calculator. Bookmark this handy site in your browser for an easy reference whenever you ship next!