freight rate

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Noun1.freight rate - the charge for transporting something by common carrier; "we pay the freight"; "the freight rate is usually cheaper"
charge per unit, rate - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
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For look you, when I place a big contract, the terms of which favor me a goodly profit, the freight rate from my quarry to market is promptly raised.
2 Evaluation Of Offers: Tenderers Must Quote Common Average Freight Rate Per Km.
Industry insiders pointed out that the current freight rate hikes are initiated by the Denmark-based A.
The optimised AFRA product is the culmination of a three year project with significant investment by OAG Cargo and it is expected to become the new standard for air freight rate management by airlines and their customers.
MANAMA: Shipping companies will now be allowed to set common freight rate levels and determine surcharges.
The Suezmax sector followed while Aframax came in last in terms of spot freight rate growth in May.
The freight rate fixed for transporting iron ore for exports was more than three times the rate fixed for domestic consumption.
The hike in freight rate includes peak-season services and emergency fuel surcharges.
It has revised supply, demand and freight rate forecasts for 2009 and beyond, subsequent to the unprecedented collapse of the financial markets in September/October 2008.
Whereas it has long been a widespread practice to hedge currency risks at companies operating on a global scale, hitherto the market has failed to offer any comparable possibility of hedging freight rate risks in container shipping.
The newest version of the web-based freight rate benchmarking tool will give current and new subscribers valuable enhanced features for better access to freight rate comparisons.
Recent freight rate hikes and improving margins should support this growth going forward.

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