Weight Break

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The volume of shipment where the charges of LTL is equal to the TL charges at the minimum weight.

What is a Weight Break?

A weight break in logistics is a point at which an increase in shipment weight can cause a significant increase in shipping costs. This refers to the weight of a shipment when it is sent from a vendor to a customer.  


Depending on the type of shipment, carriers may base the cost of shipping on the weight of the shipment, and may offer discounts for shipments below a certain weight. A weight break is the weight at which the cost of shipping may increase significantly. 

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