Minimum Charge

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The minimum fee charged by a carrier for transporting goods.

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What is the Minimum Charge?

In the shipping context, the Minimum Charge refers to the minimum amount that a carrier will charge for transporting a shipment, regardless of the actual weight or volume of the shipment. The Minimum Charge is often used to cover the fixed costs of transportation, such as labor, equipment, and fuel, and may vary depending on the mode of transportation, distance, and other factors. 

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