How to Add Freight Accessorial Surcharges on BigCommerce


When setting up LTL and Freight carriers in BigCommerce, you may want to offer the option of different accessorials to your customers. This can be achieved using the following steps.


  1. Duplicate the freight carrier you’re using e.g “FedEx Freight”
  2. On the duplicated freight carrier, change the carrier title to “FedEx Freight with Accessorial”
  3. Scroll down to accessorials and select all the desired options that you want the customer to be charged for
  4. If you want to have one accessorial option per carrier, then use the following method name ” FedEx Freight with LiftGate” and select that option from the accessorial menu
  5. Duplicate the carrier for the other options if you desire to do so