Common Freight Costs & Charges
Who Charges the Ocean Freight/Air Freight Charge: Carrier
Charge At: Port to Port leg
Ocean Freight/Air Freight Charge Description: This is the base carrier charge, for the main leg of the shipment – from seaport or airport at the country of origin, to the port at the country of destination.
Ocean Freight AKA Basic Sea Freight, BAS.
Ocean Freight/Air Freight Charge Tips: Port to port shipment is a commoditized product, and often sold at cost. This is why forwarders look to make money on surcharges.
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