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[Video] A Definition of Freight Prepaid Vs. Freight Collect

Your freight shipping payment terms might confuse you. That said, "freight prepaid" and "freight collect" should never leave you questioning where your liability and responsibilities lie. 

Set your supply chain and business up for success by understanding these important terms.

In this video, Mike quickly defines what "prepaid" and "collect" mean, for both shippers and consignees, when they appear on an invoice. 

Check out the article on this topic: Prepaid Vs. Freight Collect: What's the Difference?


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Mike Zarns

Written by Mike Zarns

Mike started with ATS in 2011 and was onboarded as a carrier representative covering loads. A year later, he transitioned into sales, and in 2015 he moved into management. Mike has a passion for helping customers and employees by finding unique solutions to their problems.

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