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Jet Expedited Transport FAQ

You can find answers to frequently asked questions on this page. If you have any questions that aren't included here, please contact Jet for more information. Or feel free to give us a call at (800) 452-3746.

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What items does Jet not transport?

Jet Expedited does not transport the following items:

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What is Dimensional Weight?

Dimensional Weight or "Dim" Weight is a standardized formula used throughout the freight industry that takes into account the dimensions or density to determine the correct charge. Jet Expedited Transport charges either the weight of a shipment, or its dimensional weight, whichever is higher. The industry standard Dimensional Weight Factor of 194 is used in the calculation. This means that for each 194 cubic inches, one pound will be assessed. The Dimensional Weight Factor can be different depending on the carrier and other factors affecting the shipment.

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How is Dimensional Weight calculated?

Dimensional Weight is calculated using the following formula (using inches):

Length X Width X Height

Dimensional Weight Factor

Use the greater of either gross weight or dimensional
weight to calculate the cost of the shipment.

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What is Released Valuation?

Released Value is the amount the item is worth to the parties involved. The Released Value is like insurance. If you declare the value of an item, you need to pay insurance in the amount of $0.75 (USD) for each $100.00 of value. For any shipment handled by Jet Expedited Transport there is a released value.

...released to an amount not exceeding $50.00 (USD) for any shipment of 100 pounds or less and not exceeding $0.50 (USD) per pound for shipments weighing in excess of 100 pounds. An additional charge of $0.75 (USD) will be assessed for each $100.00 (or fraction thereof), by which the value declared by a shipper exceeds $0.50 (USD) per pound or $50.00 (USD) - whichever is higher.

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What is a FCCOD?

Freight Charge Cash On Delivery - Similar to a COD (Cash On Delivery), but the freight charge is payable upon delivery.

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