Heavy Weight Surcharge (HWS) | Shipping Term Explained
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Heavy Weight Surcharge (HWS)

The heavyweight surcharge is imposed on containers weighing more than stated.

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What is a Heavy Weight Surcharge (HWS)?

If the container weighs more than stated in the provided documentation, a surcharge for the excess weight will be imposed. You should check this in more detail for your specific route and weight with the involved parties.

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