Standard charges ad Concepts


This support file table contains the list of charges\concepts that need to be set up to be used either in Bills of lading or manual invoices. The charge is defined in ISIS as a below 99 number code, which can be used in both Bills of lading and manual invoices.

Concepts are defined as an above 999 number code and can only be used in invoices, not in Bills of Lading. They are used to classify the information in the invoices and also to generate intercompany transactions.


The charge number is a user assigned number used to identify the charge, as well as identify whether it can be issued on a B/L The standard charge number 98 is specifically used to define the lines dividing freight charges from general charges, as well as separate sets of charges per Bill of lading detail line item.



The program displays the charge number, the description, the short description (used for printing purposes), and other specific setup related to the charge itself, as follows:


B/L; stating if the charge is a B/L or local charge

P/C, indicates whether the charge is prepaid or collect

F/S/C: who is going to be responsible for the charges (Shipper, Forwarder, Consignee, Line, Other)

Weight, measurement 

Rating type, indicates how the amount of the charge will be calculated, either lump sum or some type of weight or measurement based calculation

The Repairs field will be used, if it will be used for container repair


If one of the charges needs to be reviewed\edited, just double-click on the highlighted line item, or click the corresponding icon in the Toolbar





Also to review the Accounting setup, click on the charge setup option.


To create a new standard charge, click on the new standard charge option