Volusion Shipping Weight

When entering the weight of a product in Volusion, you need to specify the weight using whole numbers for pounds and the decimal equivalent for any ounces.

For example: if a product weighs one pound and one ounce, you can not enter it as 1lb. 1oz., you need to convert the ounces to decimal values where ONE OUNCE = .0625 (lbs), so in the ProductWeight field you would enter: 1.0625

Since there are 16 ounces in a pound, so you can either simply multiply, (ounce x .0625), or use the table below for a quick reference.

OUNCES DECIMAL EQUIV. (Also known as)…
1 0.0625
2 0.125
3 0.1875
4 0.25 (1/4 pound)
5 0.3125
6 0.375
7 0.4375
8 0.5 (1/2 pound)
9 0.5625
10 0.625
11 0.6875
12 0.75 (3/4 pound)
13 0.8125
14 0.875
15 0.9375
16 1.0 (pound)

Note: Volusion support says that using more than four decimal places of precision in shipping weights may cause errors with some shipping calculations. To avoid potential problems, always round the weight of your product to the nearest whole ounce, and use the values from the chart above, (they are four decimal places or less), and you will avoid shipping rate calculation errors.

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