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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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.
Figure 4 shows that, with one weight break, the minimum total cost (inventory holding plus transportation) per cwt will occur either at the economic shipment weight ESW or at the minimum volume weight [W.
The shipper can decide whether it is economically advantageous to declare the greater weight by calculating the weight break for the relevant rates.
49 Figure 4: Weight breaks Weight group Rate per CWT Weight break 0 - 499 lbs $73.
A final weight break would apply for shipments weighing 500 pounds or greater.
Moving to the next-heavier weight break, the rate will fall by nearly another 22 percent.