Accessorials can cost you. That’s no secret. As its name suggests, accessorials are charges or fees brought by additional or unexpected services provided by your carrier. Here are just a couple of things that can trigger accessorial fees:
Use of liftgates
Some carriers charge extra for using their truck’s liftgate to raise or lower cargo.
If your item is longer than a specified length, you might get charged extra for occupying more space in the truck.