Accessorial Charges

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Accessorial Charges

Extra fees attached to transportation services for duties beyond simply shipping a good from point A to point B. Examples of services on which a company may attach accessorial charges include waiting time, storage, packing, extra fuel, and so forth. Accessorial charges are also called assessorial charges.
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With the addition of multiple assessorial charges, it is becoming more difficult for the individual traveler to compare total price for a selected service.
Slot Booking allows shippers and carriers to schedule appointments and book time slots at loading and unloading facilities, which streamlines their loading workflows and reduces delays and wait times for carriers resulting in lower assessorial charges and fewer scheduling resources.
As bills-of-lading are received, the solution conducts a rate search of each shipment to verify that the proper rate is used along with all assessorial charges to ensure that overcharges are promptly acknowledged and resolved with the carrier.
To ensure billing accuracy and ease of auditing, Menlo is providing a streamlined billing process that utilizes predictable assessorial charges and like methods, regardless of shipment origin or destination.