Freight Charges

December 29, 2016

Understanding Accessorial Freight Charges

By | 2017-01-02T11:01:37+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Blog Posts, Shipping & Freight|

Accessorial shipping charges stem from extra services performed by the carrier that goes beyond the typical dock to dock. Common examples of these charges are lift gate service, residential pickup or delivery, limited access locations and inside delivery. If you don't have all the specifics of your freight as it relates to potential accessorial charges, you could be in for a [...]

November 26, 2014

How Dimensional Weight Affects Freight Charges

By | 2016-10-30T13:17:45+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Warehouse Storage Systems|

Calculating Freight For a long time, freight carrier charges were solely based on the weight of each package. This meant that large, lightweight packages were unprofitable by themselves, and shippers of heavier items paid a disproportionate amount of the total cost of the overall air shipment. As a result of this inequality among shippers, more and more freight carriers have [...]