What is Dimensional Weight?

When shipping internationally, carriers calculate the cost based on both the weight and size of the package. They charge for whichever is higher between the scale weight and the space the package takes up on an airplane. If your package is large but not very heavy, you may be charged more based on its size.
Weight of your package

Poids réel

Actual weight is the weight of the package when we put it on our scales.

Poids volumétrique

Dimensional weight is based on the size of the package. Dimensional weight is calculated by using the formula:

Longueur * largeur * hauteur