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The airline stipulates that when the cargo is small in size and heavy in weight,

Time : 2022-10-07 Hits : 9

 Billable weight: 

The airline stipulates that when the cargo is small in size and heavy in weight,

 It shall be calculated according to the actual weight; when the cargo is large in volume and
the weight is small, it shall be calculated according to the volume. In centralized consignment,
a batch of goods is composed of several different goods, including light and heavy goods. The
billable weight is calculated by the gross weight or the total volume weight of the whole batch
of goods, whichever is higher.

Types of Airline Tariffs and Fees


1. Freight rate (RATES): The fee charged by the carrier for the specified unit of weight (or volume) for
 the transportation of goods is called freight rate. The tariff refers to the air charge between the airport
 and the airport (AIRPORT TO AIRPORT), excluding other charges collected by the carrier, agent or airport.


2. Freight (TRANSPORTATION CHARGES): According to the applicable freight rate, the shipping cost that
 the consignor or consignee should pay for each shipment is called freight.

 3. Airlines charge international air freight according to the three division rates established by the
 International Air Transport Association. The first area mainly refers to North America, Greenland, etc.;
the second area mainly refers to Europe, Africa, Iran, etc.; the third area mainly refers to Asia, Australia

There are four main types of air freight rates:


(1) General freight rate (GENERAL CARGO RATE "GCR");   

(2) Freight rates for special goods or specified commodity rates (SPECIAL CARGO RATE; SPECIFIC

 (3) The freight rate of the goods (CLASS RATE "CCR");      

(4) Containerized freight rate (UNITIZED CONSIGNMENTS RATE "UCR")

Minimum freight: It is the lowest freight that airlines can accept for handling a batch of goods,

 regardless of the weight or size of the goods, the minimum amount that should be charged for
transporting a batch of goods between two points. Different regions have different minimum shipping

Other regulations on freight rates: Various air freight rates and charges have the following in


1. The freight rate refers to going from one airport to another. And only for one direction. 

2. Other extra charges are not included. Such as delivery, customs declaration, handover and
 storage costs. 

3. Freight rates are usually published in local currency. 

4. Freight rates are generally calculated in kilograms or pounds. 

5. The freight rate in the air waybill is the applicable freight rate on the day the waybill is issued.

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