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What is a Dimension Calculator? Cubic Calculator Explained

Cubetape C190SHP parcel dimensioner August 30, 2017

Cubetape® is an automated Dimension Calculator and calculates the Volumetric Weight or Dimensional Weight of pallets and parcels in seconds. What is a Dimension Calculator? A Dimension Calculator or Cubic Calculator calculates the Volumetric Weight or the Dimensional Weight of an object in order to arrive at its correct, billable weight or chargeable weight for […]

LTL carriers boost dimensioner use to improve profits

LTL carriers May 13, 2016

According to industry voice Transport Topics, less-than-truckload, Ltl carriers use of dimensioner technology has quadrupled. “More than 200 of the scanning units are in place compared with fewer than 50 about three years ago, said Michael Scheid, senior analyst at SJ Consulting Group. Growth is most visible among the 15 largest carriers, which account for […]

Dimensional weight pricing? Get used to it, LTL CEOs say.

calculate dimensional weight April 28, 2016

Interesting article on the Journal of Commerce website today about dimensional weight pricing. “The debate over dimensional-weight pricing has shifted from if to when it will be applied to less-than-truckload freight, the CEOs of some of the largest LTL trucking companies said at the 2016 NASSTRAC Shippers Conference.” Read the Dimensional weight pricing article at […]

Weighty issues looming on the high seas

March 26, 2016

“The regulations for container ships, in most cases, have little to do with the business of air cargo. But the fate of at least one vessel, the MOL Comfort, one of the largest container ships ever lost at sea, could have implications on air cargo handlers, especially this summer, when new rules will kick in […]

In good company

DB Schenker
Australia Post