6 Freight Rates Every Shipper Must Know


An infographic pie-chart released by container rate information provider Kontainers shows the anatomy of different types of container shipping rates.

The company claim that being aware of the multitude of rates can provide decision-makers with the knowledge to make better decisions and get the best rates.

A BAS rate, which is the basic rate for moving cargo, is the most common, at 57% and is affected by origin combinations of containers, as well as the cargo type.

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