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Freight Information: Tips And Advice On Common Freight Shipping Costs, Charges, and Fees

According to Freightos research, there’s an average of over 20 freight fees and surcharges in every international freight quote. But what do all those initials mean anyway?

Do you really understand the freight charges and fees on your freight quote and your forwarder’s invoice? We’ve listed 28 different freight fees and surcharges, by who generally charges the fee, what stage of the shipment it relates to, a short description of what you’re actually paying and tips relating to different surcharges.

And if you’re just looking for a simple freight rate estimation, just check out our free freight rate calculator here.

Breakdown of Common Freight Costs

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