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What is a Remote Area Surcharge (RAS)?

September 19, 2013

What is a Remote Area Surcharge (RAS)?

by cdatwood
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A surcharge is applied per shipment when the delivery destination or pick up location is remote. Remote is defined as islands and highlands; or a post code/zip code that is difficult to serve; or a suburb/town that is distant, inaccessible or infrequently served. PSCSHIP will inform you if your destination requires a remote area surcharge when calculating your quote.

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