How to Measure a Box or Carton

Measuring boxes is as easy as 1-2-3.

Box measurements always corresponds to the INNER dimensions of the box. This is done to ensure a snug and protective fit around your product.

Use a ruler or tap measure to determine the Length X Width x Height in millimeters (mm).

Measure Box Length


Measure the Length

The length is a longer panel of the box or carton.

Measure Box Width


Measure the Width

The width is a shorter panel of the box or carton.



Measure the Height / Depth

The height or depth is a vertical panel of the box or carton. Always measure the distance between the top and bottom of the box.

Tips for accurate measurements

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