How Are FedEx Packages Calculated?

How do you calculate package size?

How To Measure Your Package SizeMeasure the width of the package, rounding to the nearest inch.

Multiply this number by 2.Measure the height of the package, rounding to the nearest inch.

Multiply this number by 2.Add these two numbers together.

This is your girth..

What are FedEx rates?

Estimated FedEx One Rate prices by package type and delivery timeDelivery commitment53rd day by 4:30 p.m.6Next day by 10:30 a.m.FedEx® Envelope$8.50$31.55FedEx® Pak$8.75$38.45FedEx® Small Box$9.50$39.25FedEx® Medium Box$12.35$45.255 more rows

Is FedEx careful with packages?

The three companies were all fairly good at keeping the packages at a stable temperature, although FedEx was slightly better than its rivals, the study found. The most surprising finding was that when the magazine marked the packages “fragile,” they appeared to receive more abuse.

How are FedEx packages measured?

The length and girth formula is simple. Here’s what you do: • Measure the length, height, and width of the package. Length and girth equals length plus twice the width and twice the height. Dimensional weight applies when the package is relatively light compared with its volume.

Does FedEx measure every package?

Bear in mind that almost every UPS facility and many, if not most, FedEx facilities now use automated scanners to measure each and every package. When a box bulges, the measurement of the bulged side is increased or lengthened, and the automated scanner will read a longer dimension.

Does FedEx charge by weight or size?

Dim weight is the amount of space a package occupies in relation to its actual weight. For each shipment, you are charged based on the dimensional weight or actual weight of the package—whichever is greater.