Freight

This function allows you to maintain freight codes.

Figure: Example Freight Rate Screen

Description

A description about the freight.

Freight Rates

These are the various rates that will be charged under this freight code. A rate can be set for any department, department/category, department/category/group or department/category/group/subgroup. You can also specify that the rates apply to a specific classification.

The system will use the most specific rate it can find. It will look for rates in the following order:

Location + Department + Category + Group + Subgroup + Classification

Location + Department + Category + Group + Subgroup

Location + Department + Category + Group + Classification

Location + Department + Category + Group

Location + Department + Category + Classification

Location + Department + Category

Location + Department + Classification

Location + Department

Location + Classification

Location

Location

The location to which these freight rates apply. This can be a location group. The system will try to find details for the most specific location, then its parent's and so until some details are found. This must be entered.

Department

The department that this rate applies to. If left empty, the rate applies to all departments.

Category

The category that this rate applies to. If left empty, the rate applies to all categories within the selected department.

Group

The group that this rate applies to. If left empty, the rate applies to all groups within the selected category.

Subgroup

The subgroup that this rate applies to. If left empty, the rate applies to all subgroups within the selected group.

Classification

Used to classify similar items, for example Normal, Generic, Black and Gold, and so on.

Rate

The dollar rate that will be used. This is used in conjunction with Rate Type.

Rate Type

The method by which the freight will be calculated. This can be '$/Carton', '$/KG' or '% of Cost'.

Primary Currency

Code of the currency that the freight will be charged in.

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