Finances

  • Drayage

    One of the most expensive aspects of exhibiting is material handling or drayage. Drayage is billed to exhibitors by the hundredweight (CWT) of freight for the round-trip services provided by the general service contractor (GSC). To compute drayage costs, the weight of your shipment is always rounded up to the next hundred, so 301 pounds […]

  • Purchase vs Rental

    If you are involved in the tradeshow exhibit industry, chances are you and your team have asked “Does it make more sense for us to rent or purchase?” There is more to consider to this question than merely the numbers. But as an accounting manager, numbers are my specialty. Start ups and other companies in the […]