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1. An official who evaluates property for taxation.
2. An assistant to a judge or magistrate, usually selected for special knowledge in a particular area.

as′ses·so′ri·al (ăs′ə-sôr′ē-əl) adj.
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The industry has responded by keeping rates low but adding assessorial charges--airlines have baggage fees, buying onboard meals, charges for ticket changes; hotels have fees for internet access, in-room movies, and parking and non-refundable room guarantee rates; rental car companies have fees for liability insurance, each additional driver, GPS, hybrids, and optional fuel charges.
We're a Responsible Care provider, meaning our carriers have to hit our minimum safety requirements for hauling chemicals; but on top of that, the carrier has to agree to all of our assessorial requirements, must standardize our fuel surcharges; and, if you're awarded the business, we give you 24 hours notice and you provide the capacity--meaning if you have to call an LTL or an expediter, it doesn't matter, you're going to pick up the load.