Weight Break

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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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The main benefit of "S&S FLEX" membership is the rate calculation , which is based on 100 grams versus the usual 500 grams weight breaks, enabling customers to save up to 90% on shipping costs compared to similar services.
THE HOSE MAY LOOK LIKE A CONVENIENT FOOTREST WHILE YOU'RE WORKING ON THE ENGINE, BUT YOUR WEIGHT BREAKS THE HOSE CLAMPS.
Knock snow off branches before the weight breaks them.
Extending our common carrier model to consider multiple weight breaks also would not be difficult.
The steps in the function are caused by the fact that over a wide range of shipment sizes several weight breaks will be encountered in the transportation pricing system used by interstate motor common carriers.
You must understand the weight breaks and rates to avoid unnecessary, expense.
In addition, advanced consolidation features in WebShip continuously adjust load consolidation for higher weight breaks, maximizing shipping efficiency while simplifying the receiving process for customers.
Most LTL carriers now have three minimum charges that are based upon weight breaks.
When they try to crawl over it, their weight breaks the seatback adjustment mechanism.
Historically, many shippers have found that their ability to fully optimize a negotiated rate structure was limited by their ability to interactively track shipments and leverage weight breaks and consolidation opportunities," said John Bardong, vice president alliances, at G-Log.
Most LTL class rates have five or six weight breaks, plus a minimum charge per shipment.