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    Karl Baker
    How do I control the order of my accessorial charges?Answered
    Topic posted February 23, 2018 by Karl BakerBronze Trophy: 5,000+ Points, tagged Freight Payment/Billing/Claims, Rate Management 
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    Title:
    How do I control the order of my accessorial charges?
    Summary:
    Need to control the order for how accessorial charges are being applied since some accessorial charges need to be applied after other accessorials are calculated?
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    I need to calculate my Out of Route Miles charges first and then a calculate my Fuel Surcharge, and Discount - when I do this currently the Fuel Surcharge seems to be calculated first?

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    Karl Baker

    By default OTM will rate your accessorials in alphabetical order based on the object where the requirement for the accessorial originated, i.e. shipment accessorials first, then ship unit, then location, then order base, then order base ship unit, then item and finally the global accessorials.  To explicitly control the sequencing of the accessorials in rating, you can, for each accessorial, enter the appropriate Sequencing Factor. The accessorial Sequencing Factor value - when provided - will cause OTM to consolidate all the accessorials across all the objects and then sequences the accessorials for rating using the sequencing factor.

    • So - from the example above - to calculate the Out of Route Miles charges first and then a Fuel Surcharge, and then apply the Discount; enter the sequencing factor value as 1 for the Out of Route Miles charges, 2 for Fuel Surcharge, and 3 for Discount would rate the accesorials in the correct order.

     

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    • Karl Baker

      By default OTM will rate your accessorials in alphabetical order based on the object where the requirement for the accessorial originated, i.e. shipment accessorials first, then ship unit, then location, then order base, then order base ship unit, then item and finally the global accessorials.  To explicitly control the sequencing of the accessorials in rating, you can, for each accessorial, enter the appropriate Sequencing Factor. The accessorial Sequencing Factor value - when provided - will cause OTM to consolidate all the accessorials across all the objects and then sequences the accessorials for rating using the sequencing factor.

      • So - from the example above - to calculate the Out of Route Miles charges first and then a Fuel Surcharge, and then apply the Discount; enter the sequencing factor value as 1 for the Out of Route Miles charges, 2 for Fuel Surcharge, and 3 for Discount would rate the accesorials in the correct order.