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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 DHL Express' Same Day, Time Definite as per the below formula:

length*width*height/5000 per piece in the shipment

Use the calculator tool to determine the volumetric weight of DHL Express shipments.
Package type
Package type
Units of Measure
Units of Measure
Conversion Weight kg

Day Definite shipments

For Day Definite shipments (DHL ECONOMY SELECT ) use the following formula: