handling charge Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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handling chargenoun [C]

uk   us   (also handling fee)
COMMERCE a ​charge for ​dealing with an ​order or ​bankingactivity: Tickets are £87, ​plus a £2 ​handlingcharge. The card's issuer may ​add a ​handlingcharge each ​time the ​card is used abroad.
TRANSPORT a ​charge for ​transporting, ​storing, or packaginggoods: For vacuum-packed ​mailorders under £30, ​add a £3 ​handlingcharge and ​postage. A ​specialhandlingfeeapplies for Saturday ​pickup and ​deliveryservice.
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