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How Small Parcel Shipping Works?
Small Parcel Vs Freight
Speed and Cost Factors
Which Items Can Classify Under Small Parcel?
- The product should weigh less than 70 pounds.
- It should have a low dimensional weight.
- The delivery truck should have the capacity to accommodate 50 to 100 parcels.
- Delivery trucks or vans make several stops throughout the day to deliver packages directly to customers’ doors.
What are the Common Challenges in Small Parcel Shipping and The Best Practices to Overcome Them?
Dimensional Weight Pricing
Using parcel dimensioning systems like vMeasure Parcel Ultima provides precise package dimensions automatically allowing the carrier to calculate dim weight accurately. This ensures that shipping costs are based on the dim weight of the package, preventing overcharges for lightweight but large items.