What is a Shipping Quote?
A shipping quote is a document that shows the rates of a shipment and the incurable surcharges during transportation. In general, the document contain: the information regarding the point of pickup and delivery; the mode of transportation used; the details of cargo.
In shipping industry, rate of shipment vary based on period, distance and region. Considering this factor, most companies usually provide the shipping quote with an expiry date, and it specifies the period of validity of the quoted rate.