In the biggest price adjustment in nearly 20 years, FedEx has announced that it will move to a dimensional weight pricing model at the beginning of the year.
The days of small items shipped in large boxes will end as companies work to get the air out and improve packaging efficiencies. In this article published in Retailing Today, Darren Jorgenson, Chainalytics’ Packaging Optimization Practice Leader, explains the upcoming dimensional weight pricing changes and what companies can do to optimize their packaging and cope with them.
“This new pricing structure is likely to be the biggest game changer in digital retailing for 2015. Which merchants thrive and which ones fail will largely depend on how successfully they understand and respond to impending shipping rate changes.”
Read the entire article on Retailing Today’s website.