On the Cargo Pricing tab, for a Cargo created from a COA, the information is inherited from the COA when the Cargo is created but can be edited later. If you are not contractually bound to use all the terms from the COA, or to prevent Cargoes from past voyages from changing their prices when the price is changed on the linked COA, you can clear the Use Pricing from COA check box and make adjustments.
This tab is similar to the COA Pricing tab.
To adjust pricing, do any of the following:
- Add one row for each possible combination of Load Port(s), Discharge Port(s), and Cargo. Multiple load and discharge ports can be manually entered per row; the order of the ports is relevant to picking the correct row.
- To use Advanced Pricing to create configurable rules for pricing contracts, select the Advanced check box.
- To enable Top-off, select a type of top-off:
- Regular: Cargo loaded at multiple ports with varied rates, offloaded at one discharge port
- Reverse: Cargo loaded at one port, discharged at multiple ports
- To enter a VAT No. and VAT % specific to a row, right-click the row and then click VAT; otherwise, the default entered above is used.
- In the Freight Type (Frt Type) column, select Flat Rate, Lumpsum, Daily Rate, or one of the following:
- Index Table: Uses an Index Table to price your freight based on Index values.
- Scale Table: Uses a Scale (Rate) Table, defined in the Data Center; select the table in the Table column.
- Worldscale: Uses Worldscale; WSC% is in the Amount column; the WSC Flat rate is determined per Cargo, according to its itinerary.
- To specify CP Quantity and CP Draft by port and vessel to calculate deadfreight, click .
To automatically add pricing rows based on Load/Discharge Options, click . Pricing rows are populated for any unique pair of Load and Discharge options that do not already exist.
IMOS uses the best match when selecting a pricing row, based on a scoring system:
- If a pricing row perfectly matches an itinerary (Load Port(s), Discharge Port(s), and Cargoes match), the first such row is used and all others are ignored. The scoring in this case is not relevant.
- If a perfect match is not found, the scoring is as follows:
Load Port(s)/Discharge Port(s) score is calculated as:
If there is more than one itinerary L or D port found in the pricing row, +1
If the pricing row has no L or D ports specified, +1
If there is a single itinerary L or D port, and it matches the first pricing row L or D port, +2
Otherwise (i.e., ports are specified and do not match), −10 (i.e., disqualified)
Cargo score is calculated as:
If the cargo is specified and matches, +2
If the cargo is not specified, +1
Otherwise (i.e., a cargo is specified and does not match), −10 (i.e., disqualified)
The Brokers grid enables you to add information about brokers and broker commissions.
Depending on the commission Amount, Type defaults to:
- %, when the Amount is 25 or less
- Lumpsum, when the Amount is greater than 25
Extra Freight Terms
You can assign Extra Freight Terms to either the contract or a specific pricing row.
- Do one of the following:
- For the contract, add a row to the Extra Freight Terms grid.
For a pricing row, either:
- In the Xfrt column, select the check box.
- Right-click the row and then click Open Extra Freight Terms.
- Add a row for each term, select a Code and then enter a Rate/Lump amount.
- Freight Surcharge: To use a Freight Surcharge Table to determine the Freight Surcharge based on quantity, select Table. To edit the table, click .
- Bunker Surcharge: To use a table to determine the Bunker Surcharge, select one of the following:
- Dem Scale Table: To use a Demurrage Rate Table to determine the demurrage rates based on the deadweight of the vessel, select the table. To edit the table, click its Table ID link.
Laytime Scale Table: To use a Laytime Hours Rate Table to determine the laytime hours based on cargo BL quantity, select the table. To edit the table, click its Table ID link.
Displays a warning message when the Use Pricing from COA check box is selected or cleared.
When enabled, a Cargo or VC In contract can specify a minimum (floor) and maximum (ceiling) allowed laytime, and use proration to calculate the allowed laytime time between the floor and ceiling values.
When enabled, the Comm issionable setting of an Operations Ledger Code alone determines whether claim and freight adjustment line items are commissionable. When enabled, the commissionable setting cannot be overridden in invoices or per broker.
If enabled, allows the Berth to be specified when determining Cargo and COA pricing.
If enabled, for a model B mirrored freight contract (Cargo / VC In and Cargo / VC In COAs), an Extra Freight Term is adjusted by IC Adj % in the same way as the base freight, if the Extra Freight Term type is Rate or Lumpsum (not Percent).
Enables the Shuttle Tanker Workflow and master data forms necessary for freight invoicing of time and bunkers for both the actual voyage and theoretical return legs, most commonly used by shuttle tankers.
Minimum Required Schema Version: 239
Enables Demurrage on Account, which supports incremental invoicing for Demurrage over the life of a voyage. This business process applies mainly to tankers, which can be on Demurrage for many months during a voyage. Enhancements to the Cargo form and the Deduction method of the Laytime Calculation form support the creation of periodic and final on-account invoices for applicable voyages. Demurrage must be reversible to use this feature.