Alternative Tariff

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Alternative Tariff

In international commerce, a tariff that charges two or more rates for the same goods going to and from the same places. A rational shipper seeks to pay the lowest alternative tariff possible.
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Between June 2014 and September 2015 they sent out 1.15 million statements to customers containing incorrect information about cheaper alternative tariffs.
"Shopping around for a good energy deal can provide households with access to many lesser-known, alternative tariffs, such as small scale providers like Utility Point, Together Energy, Avro and Bulb.
Ten adjacent homes in a Townsville street are participating in the 12 month trial to test battery storage systems, home energy management systems and alternative tariffs which could shape the future of Ergon's network.
Insurers are looking for alternative tariffs, and rates based on individual data may make it tougher for consumers to compare prices.
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