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Definition of Freight Accessorial Charges in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 17th, 2019

Definition of Freight Accessorial Charges:  Accessorial freight charges are fees added to a shipper’s freight invoice for services the motor freight carrier performed beyond the standard pick-up and delivery operation designated at the time a shipment is tendered.  The additional charges cover a wide variety of services outside of the line haul charge and fuel surcharge that are in connection with the transportation of goods.

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Cost of Freight Accessorial Charges: Definitions & Tips on How-to Avoid

By: Rick LaGore
March 4th, 2019

One of the least favorite topics of any logistics team, whether a shipper or freight service provider, is accessorial charges.  The reason people dislike accessorial fees is they have an immediate impact on the bottom line and a negative impact on service.

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The Ins & Outs of Intermodal Transportation.

The Ins & Outs of Intermodal Transportation.

Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.