A bobtail fee is charged if the trucker drops off an FCL container at a warehouse and picks it up after it has been unloaded.
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What is a bobtail fee?
A bobtail fee is charged by the trucker to drop off an FCL container at the warehouse and pick it up after it has been unloaded, as opposed to a live unload. A bobtail fee is also called a drop fee.
A bobtail is a truck (tractor) that’s traveling without a trailer.
If applicable, a bobtail fee will appear on your Flexport invoice as a Destination Charge.
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