How is transportation cost calculated?
The transportation service is quite in demand. However, customers of transport companies often find it difficult to calculate the cost of transportation of goods. In this article, we will try to help you understand all the nuances, so that in the future you would be able to make an approximate calculation of transportation costs without difficulty.
The main factors that affect the tracking price are
- ✓ Weight and size of the cargo
- ✓ Kilometers covered
- ✓ Vehicle maintenance costs
- ✓ Type of the transported cargo
- ✓ Loading and unloading
- ✓ Geography of the cargo transportation
- ✓ Costs of processing customs and transit documents (in case of border crossing)
- ✓ Costs for labeling
- ✓ Costs of packaging materials
Features of calculating transportation costs of collective cargo
Transportation of goods as part of a collective cargo is an excellent way to optimize transportation costs without significantly affecting delivery times. However, there are a number of nuances that can increase or decrease the transportation costs.
Generally, the cost of delivery of collective cargo is calculated based on the size and weight of the freight, packaging, the distance between the consignor and the consignee and the delivery urgency.
AMG Trans Company has been realizing transportation of various cargoes for many years, taking into account all the wishes of our customers. Therefore, the final cost of delivery is calculated, taking into account current tariffs and terms of cooperation that are mutually beneficial.