Weight Break

Weight Break

The weight of cargo to be transported that is sufficient for the owner to become eligible for some sort of bulk rate. The weight break is the quantity necessary for a per unit reduction in price for the cargo's transportation. It is also called the weight threshold.
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This screen shot shows each carrier's rate per 100 pounds for the weight break covering the particular shipment being analyzed, along with all negotiated discounts and/or FAK rates.
As the shipment moved from one weight break to the next-heavier weight break, the class rates showed the percentage reductions indicated in the table below.
This is the point at or below which it doesn't pay you to bump your shipment to the next weight break.
A final weight break would apply for shipments weighing 500 pounds or greater.
Exotic Wood was getting a five-pound weight break and trying to keep alive a thrilling streak - she'd never trailed, at any post, in five starts.
The 5-year-old mare will have to face males, including 1995 Arlington Million winner Awad and 1994 Rothmans International winner Raintrap, but has already beaten males twice this year and gets a five-pound weight break.
49 Figure 4: Weight breaks Weight group Rate per CWT Weight break 0 - 499 lbs $73.
Aboard 33-1 Denigar in a mile claiming race Wednesday, getting the 10-pound weight break accorded beginning jockeys, Smith stayed out of trouble but finished sixth behind Panamania legend Laffit Pincay and Torole.
The weight break concept and the existence of the weight break anomalies described above suggest that the effectiveness of purchase order quantity decision making could be improved if decision makers had more extensive knowledge of the specific transportation costs associated with order quantity alternatives.
He said cargo throughput charges should be imposed at standard rate of two percent instead of five percent in case of same day clearance, adding the cargo throughput charges should be calculated electronically on the basis of actual weight break through an automated system by PRAL, and PCAA should act as a collecting agency only.
It helps increase our share of the low weight break cargo market while providing customers with a service that adds real value to their businesses.
I think she's going to bounce right out and with the weight break she gets she's going to be tough.