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Introduction

This application enables quick and easy search for air cargo net rates (buying rates). The application will use the chargeable weight, flight dates and departure and destination details from the master shipment to create a listing of all airlines and their services for the desired route. This listing will also display the net rate freight costs. This allows a comparison of costs between different airlines.

 

Description

Tariff selection

The following rates and types of costs are used in this application

Rates

Tariffs

Buying Rates

Cost types

Activity types

Context: Direct/Standard
order: Main Air Carriage
Activity type (example): Standard for Export
Table: Cast

Departure

Departure airport of the shipment.

Destination

Destination airport of the shipment.

Gross Weight

Shipment gross weight

Volume

The volume of the consignment in cubic meters.

Chargeable Weight

Volume Weight of the shipment. This is usually calculated automatically based on the volume and gross weight of the shipment, but it may also be entered manually.

Date

The estimated depart date of the shipment. This is required to determine the tariffs valid for the period of the shipment.

The rate data in the summary and detail tables are updated automatically after entering or changing the search criteria.

Summary table

This table will display all rates, airlines, the product name, total surcharges and total net rate amount for the cargo.

Details table

As each net rate is highlighted in the summary table, the details table shows a full breakdown of how the net rate is calculated, by showing all the charges included in each net rate tariff.

Net rate information within a shipment

The field master AWB or the AWB field of an IATA direct , back-to-back, and Master shipment provides a context menu with the option to call up net rate information using the F2 function key or by clicking the option.

Header details

The header details of the pop-up window will display the departure, destination, weight, volume and date of the shipment.

Summary table

This table will display all rates, airlines, the product name, total surcharges and total net rate amount for the cargo.

Details table

As each net rate is highlighted in the summary table, the details table shows a full breakdown of how the net rate is calculated, by showing all the charges included in each net rate tariff.

OK

By highlighting one of the net rates displayed in the summary table and selecting OK, the net rate will be applied to the shipment.

Cancel

Cancels the net-rate lookup without further action.