Category Archives: Density Based Classing Series

Density Based Classing 101: Part 3

February 17, 2015 - Unishippers

When shipping products whose class is based on the density, there are ways to improve the density and lower your class and shipping costs. (It’s just like following all of those clothing tips that will instantly slim your figure.) To improve your shipment’s density and get the lowest rate available you should: Continue reading

Density Based Classing 101: Part 1

December 29, 2014 - Unishippers

class-and-weight-blogAge, weight, how many pieces of cake you ate last night…these are all things that most people have probably approximated a time or two over the years. What’s not okay to guesstimate? Your shipment’s density!

If you want the most accurate freight quote possible, you have to accurately classify your shipment – and a shipment’s density may be one of the factors that determine your freight rate. Many commodities are assigned just one class, but for some commodities the class depends on the shipment’s density.

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