Demurrage Definition: A charge payable to the owner of a chartered vessel in respect of failure to load or discharge the vessel within the time agreed.


New Carrier Creation will take you to this page after entering in Equipment Type and Hauling Cost settings

Modifying existing demurrage rules and rates: From the Cost Settings tab of the Carrier page, select "Update Demurrage"



Free Time at Terminal (Mins) - Period of time allowed At Terminal before demurrage begins accruing for each load

Demurrage Rate at Terminal ($/Hr) - Hourly rate of demurrage At Terminal, begins accruing after going past allotted free time


Free Time at Destination (Mins) - Period of time allowed At Terminal before demurrage begins accruing for each load

Demurrage Rate at Destination ($/Hr) - Hourly rate of demurrage At Destination, begins accruing after going past allotted free time


Demurrage Cap – Set limits for the maximum amount of demurrage that can be accrued by each load


Use Separate Cap for Terminal / Destination -

Individual maximums for both Terminal and Destination demurrage amounts, measured in minutes


Use an Overall cap regardless of Terminal / Destination -

One maximum amount of demurrage regardless of whether time is accrued at Terminal or Destination


Basic Demurrage Example:


Free Time at Terminal – 15 Minutes

Demurrage Rate at Terminal – $60/hr

Free Time at Destination – 15 Minutes

Demurrage Rate at Destination - $60/hr


Max Cap at Terminal – 60 Minutes

Max Cap at Destination – 60 Minutes


Driver Joe does a load and spends two hours At Terminal and two hours At Destination. Joe receives $60 demurrage from At Terminal and $60 demurrage from At Destination for a total of $120 demurrage for that load.