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.
In a bid to take advantage of the weight break, to pile up as many victories as he can, and to earn the Eclipse Award as the nation's outstanding apprentice jockey of 2000, Baze plans to ride every day this fall.
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.
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.
49 Figure 4: Weight breaks Weight group Rate per CWT Weight break 0 - 499 lbs $73.
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.
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.
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.