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Weights and dimensions

The following table shows the maximum weight and sizes, per shipment or piece, for each of our products.

DHL Express 09:00
(10:30 to USA)
DHL Express 12:00 DHL Express Worldwide
NON-PALLETISED ONLY NON-PALLETISED NON-PALLETISED
Up to 300 kg per shipment Up to 1,000 kg per shipment Up to 1,000 kg per shipment
Up to 30 kg per piece Up to 70 kg per piece Up to 70 kg per piece
Up to 120cm x 80cm x 80cm / piece Up to 120cm x 80cm x 80cm / piece Up to 120cm x 80cm x 80cm / piece
These weights and dimensions are
also applicable to:

DHL IMPORT EXPRESS 09:00
DHL DOMESTIC EXPRESS 09:00
Max pallets accepted: 3
Up to 1,000 kg per piece
Up to 120cm x 100cm x 160cm / piece
Max pallets accepted: 3
Up to 1,000 kg per piece
Up to 120cm x 100cm x 160cm / piece
DHL ECONOMY SELECT DHL IMPORT EXPRESS DHL DOMESTIC EXPRESS
NON-PALLETISED: NON-PALLETISED: NON-PALLETISED:
Up to 1,000 kg per shipment Up to 1,000 kg per shipment Up to 300 kg per shipment
Up to 70 kg per piece Up to 70 kg per piece Up to 70 kg per piece
Up to 120cm x 80cm x 80cm / piece Up to 120cm x 80cm x 80cm / piece Up to 120cm x 80cm x 80cm / piece
Up to 999 pieces per shipment Up to 999 pieces per shipment
PALLETISED: PALLETISED: PALLETISED:
Max pallets accepted: 3 Up to 1,000 kg per piece Up to 1,000 kg per piece
Up to 120cm x 100cm x 160cm /piece Up to 120cm x 100cm x 160cm / piece Up to 120cm x 100cm x 160cm / piece
Up to 999 pieces per shipment Up to 999 pieces per shipment

Volumetric weight

Sometimes you need to send large packages that use up a lot of space but weigh very little – a small but valuable item surrounded by lots of protective packaging, for example.

In this instance, you need to work out the cost of your package using volumetric weight. Follow these steps to see if your package needs to be charged at volumetric weight rather than actual weight.

How to Calculate Volumetric Weight

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