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What is the Alameda Corridor Surcharge (ACS)?

Common Freight Costs & Charges

 

Who Charges the Alameda Corridor Surcharge: Terminal Provider

Charge At: Destination

Alameda Corridor Surcharge Description: This surcharge only applies to southbound containers transported by rail through the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

The Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) applies this fee, to cover their operating costs and construction debt.

Alameda Corridor Surcharge Tips: A standard pass-through charge and legally not negotiable.


 

Check out our guide to all common freight charges, surcharges, and fees.