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Volumetric Weight: DHL Express

The cost of a shipment can be affected by the amount of space that it occupies on an aircraft, rather than the actual weight. This is the volumetric (or dimensional) weight.

Use our Tool to Calculate Volumetric Weight

How to Calculate the Volumetric Weight of Your Express Shipment

The volumetric divisor has changed to 5000 and applies to all DHL Express’ Same Day, Time Definite and Day Definite products as per the below formulas:

Same Day, Time Definite, Day Definite:

length(cm)*width(cm)*height(cm)/5000 per piece in the shipment