Are you confused behind the different charges for your trucking jobs? Read on to learn more about the charges you see, and why they are there.
Typically, haulage services are charged the same in Singapore, but may look different based on the company.
Below is an example of an invoice:
The cost of trucking generally depends on factors such as:
Surcharges will be applied to places that are out of Jurong such as Jurong Island, Sembawang Port, and Changi.
There are 2 common sizes, which are 20ft and 40ft containers.
Depending on the size, you will be charged as accordingly.
Your type of goods matter as well, due to the extra care required to transport sensitive goods like hazardous materials and temperature-sensitive goods like seafood.
Of course, different companies have different trucking rates, depending on the level of service they provide.
There are several standard charges that will be applied when you ship/truck a container.
Whenever a container enters or leaves the depot, Depot Handling Charges are imposed. The charge varies across different depots.
LOLO refers to the action where the cargo needs to be “lifted on and off” a vessel with a crane.
Portnet facilitates the submission of port documentations automatically, such as:
You will need to pay for Portnet charges for the processing of e-documentations.
CMS charges are charged by depots, for users to book a timing to return or collect containers.
Yes, there are some additional charges that will be applied according to the difference in weight, goods, delivery locations etc.
7. Reefer Charges:
For temperature-sensitive goods such as seafood, reefer containers are used for their transportation. These containers contain an “air-conditioner” where the internal temperature of the container can be regulated.
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