Insurance-Related General Surcharge or the IRR surcharge

The IRR or insurance related surcharge is Federally sanctioned surcharge paid to the carrier to help offset their high liability expenses. The IRR is usually 4% of the main line-haul charge. Some carriers will break out the IRR as a separate line charge. Arpin of RI does not break out the IRR, it is included in the linehaul charge listed on the estimate or the bill of lading.