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Hi, I am looking for a formula to calculate freight charge based on slabs (Min & Max Threshold Weight).

Rate Chart
Threshold Weight (KG)
Minimum Maximum Rate (Rs)
0    50    5
51    250    10
251    500    12
501    1000    15
1001    5000    25
5001    7500    40
7501    10000    60
10001    100000    100

Total Weight   Price
623       ?? <= Formula required

Manual Calculation
Weight   Cost
50    250
250    2,500
250    3,000
73    1,095
623    6,845 <= Expected Result

A sample worksheet is attached. Would very much appreciate help. Regards. Swastik

Hi Swastik,

If I apply the exact logic in your problem description, I'm getting different results. As per my understanding, you should get the answer as 7095 for 623 weight.

Can you please double check.

Please share the screenshot of formula you have used in your excel file.

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