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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I then explained that weights are in ranges in weight breaks, as are zip code-based distances, so these are really averages too.
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.
revealed the existence of such "anomalous" weight breaks. Using these carriers' zip code-based rating software, a database of rates and weight breaks was generated.
You must understand the weight breaks and rates to avoid unnecessary, expense.
When they try to crawl over it, their weight breaks the seatback adjustment mechanism.
Most LTL carriers now have three minimum charges that are based upon weight breaks.
All that weight breaks the canister's bracket--not good!
Most LTL class rates have five or six weight breaks, plus a minimum charge per shipment.