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.
Balance and fairness are goals in ECF/TC freight rate negotiations because the committee has fully recognized that the long term interests of the European coffee trade and industry are not furthered by freight rates that are so low that shipping lines have no option other than to reduce established levels of service.
Theory and Practice of Shipping Freight Derivatives provides practical coverage of shipping freight rate derivatives, detailed by leading expert practitioners in the field, offering best practices from divergent and different points of view.
4 % compared to the prior year period), the average freight rate fell by USD 254 year on year to 1,042 USD/TEU, or almost 20 percent.
The freight rate fixed for transporting iron ore for exports was more than three times the rate fixed for domestic consumption.
The Drewry Hong Kong-Los Angeles container rate benchmark, published in the latest Container Freight Rate Insight report, jumped 14 percent to $2,524 per forty-foot equivalent unit (FEU) as the January peak season surcharge (PSS) took effect.
Drewry's Global Freight Rate Index, which excludes intra-Asia trades, fell 12 per cent in September, representing the fourth consecutive month of falls in the index.
Nik Mohd Zain explained that the current freight rate development, which is now on a gradual increase, is merely to restore the rates because market conditions have made it necessary due to demand being ahead of supply.
and Canadian lane rate information and paid freight rate information submitted by Internet Truckstop customers.
The Drewry Hong Kong-Los Angeles container rate benchmark, published in its latest Container Freight Rate Insight report, jumped 14 percent to $2,524 per forty-foot equivalent unit (FEU) late last month, as the January peak season surcharge (PSS) took effect.
The hike in freight rate includes peak-season services and emergency fuel surcharges.

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