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Diesel Surcharge

What is a Diesel Surcharge?

A diesel surcharge is an additional cost levied on the cost of transport. The surcharge amount varies, and it is determined every month based on the current oil price. When goods are being transported, the customer receives a net transport cost, which includes the surcharge.

The diesel surcharge was introduced in response to price developments on the energy market, and can be calculated using the diesel floater.

This is the additional costs levied on customers freight charge by the carrier as a result of increase in price of fuel.

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