How To Measure Parcels for Delivery
Having been in the courier industry for many years, we still get this question so often: How do I measure parcels for delivery quotes?
The fact is, many people are not sure how to go about this, yet it is an absolutely vital part of any delivery or courier service – without the correct parcel dimensions, we cannot provide an accurate quote.
The images below, have been created to show you exactly how to measure parcels for delivery.
1. Measure the longest side of the package.
Using a ruler or measuring tape, measure the longest side of the package that you want Cloud Logistics to deliver. Write the number down on a piece of paper. This is the length of your package.
2. Measure the width of the package.
3. Measure the height of the package.
To determine the height of the package, measure the standing side of the box from one end to the other. Write it down on a piece of paper.
If you have a scale (bathroom) place the item on the scale for the actual weight. Write this number down on a piece of paper.