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Air freight calculation


First, the billing weight: airline regulations, in the small size of the goods, when the weight is large, according to the actual weight; in the bulk of the goods, weight is small, according to the volume calculation. When consignment is concentrated, a batch of goods consists of several different goods, with light and heavy goods. The billing weight is calculated using the gross gross weight or the total volume weight of the entire shipment, whichever is the higher of the two.

Second, the type of airline tariffs and fees
    1. RATES: The fees charged by a carrier for the transport of goods for a specified weight unit (or volume) is called the tariff. The tariff refers to the air fare between the airport and the airport (Airport TO AIRPORT), excluding the carrier, agent or other fees charged by the airport. The
    2. TRANSPORTATION CHARGES: The shipping cost of each batch of goods to be paid by the consignor or consignee based on the applicable tariff is called freight. The
    3. The airline charges international airfreight according to the three zoning rates set by the International Air Transport Association. The main guide for the first district is North America and Greenland; the second district mainly refers to Europe, Africa and Iran; the third district mainly refers to Asia and Australia.
    4. There are four main types of freight rates for air cargo:
     (2) Special cargo freight or designated commodity freight (SPECIAL CARGO RATE; SPECIFIC COMMODITY RATE "SCR");
     (3) Class freight rate (CLASS RATE "CCR");
     (4) Container Freight (UNITIZED CONSIGNMENTS RATE "UCR")

Third, at least freight: is the lowest freight the airline can handle for a batch of goods, regardless of the weight or volume of the goods, the minimum amount that should be charged for transporting a batch of goods between two points. Different areas have different minimum shipping costs.

Fourth, the other provisions of the tariff: the various air fares and fees have the following in common: 1. The tariff is from one airport to another. And it only applies to a single direction. 2. Does not include other additional costs. Such as delivery, customs declaration, delivery and storage costs. 3. The tariff is usually announced in the local currency. 4. The freight rate is generally measured in kilograms or pounds. 5. The freight rate in the air waybill is the freight rate applicable on the date of issue of the waybill.