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Rules and Special Charges

This publication contains an explanation as well as the charges for optional services, that may be requested by shipper, consignee, or third party payor beyond those normally associated with standard transportation. Rules, charges and conditions of these optional services will apply on all shipments under pricing publications and agreements, including individual customer agreements. Please enter your search criteria, select an item you wish to view below or select the option for the entire rules tariff.

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1PREFACE   Preface
2APPL   Tariff Application
350100   Abbreviation Explanations
4679   Arbitrary Charge - Arizona
5681   Arbitrary Charge - California
6674   Arbitrary Charge - Colorado
7672   Arbitrary Charge - Idaho
8673   Arbitrary Charge - Nebraska
9680   Arbitrary Charge - Nevada
10684   Arbitrary Charge - New York
11682   Arbitrary Charge - North Dakota
12683   Arbitrary Charge - Oregon
13690   Arbitrary Charge - Washington
14345   Arrival Notice and Undelivered Freight
15568A   Articles That Should Not Be Loaded With Hazardous Materials
1675   Authority of Company Personnel
17360-70   Bills of Lading - Combined Shipments
18360   Bills of Lading - Corrected Bills of Lading
19360-10   Bills of Lading - Freight Bills and Statements of Charges
20998   Bills of Lading - FAK - Freight All Kinds
21360-60   Bills of Lading - Liabilities and Penalties
22360-50   Bills of Lading - Order Notify Shipments
23360-20   Bills of Lading, Straight - Contract Terms and Conditions
24370   Blind Shipment Charge
251032   Border Delay Charge
26671   California Compliance Surcharge
27106   Cancellation of Pricing Programs
28382   Cancellation of Tariff Items
29108   Carrier Liability For Cargo Loss and Damage Claims and Limitations of Liability
301002   Chassis - Obtaining of
31997   Classification of Articles
32641   Classification of Undescribed Commodities
33430   Collect on Delivery (COD) Shipments
34435   Collection of Freight Charges
35996   Constant Surveillance Service
36470   Control and Exclusive Use of Vehicle or Doubles Trailer
37107   Convenience Interlining
38480   Customs or In Bond Freight
39112   Definitions - Terms as used in this Tariff, or in Tariffs making reference to this Tariff
401017   Delivery Surcharge for the Account of UNFI Distribution
411001   Density - Method of Determining
42501   Detention - Vehicles without Power Units - Spotting or Dropping Trailers
43500   Detention of Vehicle with Power
441001A   Determining Averaged Density Classification When Multiple Density Driven Classification Items are in a Shipment
45121   Drayage Service
46125   Drayage Service - Laredo, TX / Nuevo Laredo, MX Border Crossing
471035   Exhibition Sites/Trade Shows Pickup or Delivery
48550-10   Export, Coastwise or Intercoastal Shipments
49560   Extra Labor - Loading or Unloading
501036   EOM (End of Month Program) Application of Allowance, Commissions, Incentive Rebates and Volume Incentives
511046   Flatbed Loads
521045   Force Majeure
531033   Foreign Tariffs
54576   Fork Lift Service
551005   Fuel Surcharge
56171   FAK and Bump Rule
57100   Governing Publications
58GROCERY   Grocery Warehouse Delivery
591000A   Hand Unloading
60887   Handling Service (Cross Dock)
61568   Hazardous Materials Handling Charge
62687   High Cost Delivery - Friday Harbor, WA zip 98250
63686   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge
64685   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge - zip code 27960 and Fisher Island, FL Zips 33109 and 33139
65570   Impracticable Operations
66566   Inside Pick-up or Delivery (Handling Freight at Positions Not Immediately Adjacent to Vehicle)
67575   Lift Gate Service
681000   Limited Access Locations
69999   Loading by Consignor - Unloading by Consignee
70579   Lumper Processing Fee
71580   Marking or Tagging Freight
72390   Minimum Charge (notes A and B) and Capacity Loads (notes C and D)
73650   Minimum Charge - Discounts
74610   Minimum Charge - NMFC Item 190210
75610-2   Minimum Charge - NMFC ITEM 100200 AND 100262
76111   Minimum Charge for Cubic Capacity and Density Eligible Shipments
77640   Mixed Shipments
78647-1   Notification Prior to Delivery
791041   NMFC Exception
801005A   Ocean Fuel Surcharge
81910   On Hand and Storage
821042   Operating Authority/NMFC Exception
83670-25   Over Dimension Freight
841030   Overcharge Claims - Filing Procedures
85648   Overweight Volume Loads or Shipments of Unauthorized Explosives
86161   Pallet Rates - Application
87920   Pallet Weight
88710-10   Pallets or Containers - Return of
89710   Pallets or Containers Shipments Transported in or on Shipping Containers
90720   Payment of Charges
911003   Pickup & Loading and Delivery & Unloading at Ports in Louisiana and Texas
92753   Pickup or Delivery at Private Residences
93750   Pickup or Delivery Service
94754   Pickup or Delivery Service - Non Business Hours, Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays
95105   Precedence of Rates
96840   Proof of Delivery
97810   Protect From Freezing Service
981034   Puerto Rico Charges to Port of San Juan
991037   Puerto Rico Island Delivery rates and fuel surcharge
100495   Quotation of Estimated Charges
101820   Reconsignment or Diversion
102830   Redelivery
103845   Reference to Tariffs
104110   Released Value Commodities
105850   Reweigh / Reclassify Surcharge
1061020   Saia Guaranteed
1071020A   Saia Xtreme Guarantee
108880   Sealing of Trucks (Seals or Locks Applied to Vehicle)
109883   Shipments Tendered as a Truckload
1101039   Shipper Load or Consignee Unload
111996-A   Signature Security Service
112885   Single Shipments
113886   Sorting or Segregating
114900   Stopoffs
1151040   Sturgis Bike Rally
116959   Transfer of Lading
117980   Unnamed Points or Terminal Area Places Within or Adjacent to Incorporated Municipalities or Unincorporated Communities, Application of Rules From and To
1181031   US-Canada Border Clearance Fee
119985   Vehicles Furnished But Not Used
120995   Weights - Dunnage