Common Freight Costs & Charges
Who Charges the Demurrage and Detention/Warehouse Fee: Carrier
Charge At: Destination
Demurrage and Detention/Warehouse Fees Description: After a free period after offload, Demurrage (FCL) or Warehouse Fees (LCL, Air) apply for each day until pickup.
Similarly, after pickup, a Detention Fee is applied daily to any delay in returning the empty container.
Demurrage and Detention/Warehouse Fees Tips: A standard pass-through charge and legally not negotiable.
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