Freight Charge

What is a Freight Charge?

Freight charge, also known as freight rate, is the amount paid to a carrier company for the transportation of goods from the point of origin to an agreed location. The freight charge is calculated based on the type of mode of transportation and the distance between the pickup place and the place of destination.

The shipment of goods may be transported using freight prepaid or freight collect on the basis of the incoterm rules.