Per State Contracts Manual Chapter 8, Topic 5, 8.5.0, a freight rate comparison should be made when the weight of the shipment on a purchase exceeds 100 pounds. 

How to Request Freight Rate Comparison

  1. When requesting freight costs or routing information, the following information is required:

    • Origin city, state, and zip code
    • Destination city, state, and zip code
    • Description of commodity
    • Shipping weight
    • National Motor Freight Classification and Shipping Class (Obtain from supplier)
    • Special shipping requirements (obtain from supplier)

  2. Fill out Freight Analysis Worksheet and fax it to TMU

    Fax: (916) 375-4553

Contact

Transportation Management Unit

Department of General Services
Procurement Division

707 Third St, 2nd floor, MS 2-202
West Sacramento, CA 95605

 

Phone: (916) 376-1888
Fax: (916) 375-4553
Email: transportationmanagement@dgs.ca.gov