What is dimensional weight of cargo and why is it important?

Have you wondered why most airlines have restrictions on both the size & weight of your check-in baggage and also on cargo shipped as unaccompanied baggage? Do you know how airlines evaluate the weight of your cargo when charging you for excess weight or when charging you for cargo shipped as unaccompanied baggage? Cargo space has physical limits based on the volume of the cargo and the weight. The reason why both volume & weight are evaluated can be better understood if you consider the cost of shipping a large object with less…Read more