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Freight Charges & Freight Fees
Tips & Advice On Common Freight Shipping Costs, Charges, & 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 freight 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.

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

Check out our freight glossary for explanations on common freight terms.

Breakdown of Common Freight Costs & Freight Charges

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