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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
6672   Arbitrary Charge - Idaho
7680   Arbitrary Charge - Nevada
8684   Arbitrary Charge - New York
9682   Arbitrary Charge - North Dakota
10683   Arbitrary Charge - Oregon
11690   Arbitrary Charge - Washington
12345   Arrival Notice and Undelivered Freight
13568A   Articles That Should Not Be Loaded With Hazardous Materials
1475   Authority of Company Personnel
15360-70   Bills of Lading - Combined Shipments
16360   Bills of Lading - Corrected Bills of Lading
17360-10   Bills of Lading - Freight Bills and Statements of Charges
18998   Bills of Lading - FAK - Freight All Kinds
19360-60   Bills of Lading - Liabilities and Penalties
20360-50   Bills of Lading - Order Notify Shipments
21360-20   Bills of Lading, Straight - Contract Terms and Conditions
22370   Blind Shipment Charge
231032   Border Delay Charge
24671   California Compliance Surcharge
25106   Cancellation of Pricing Programs
26382   Cancellation of Tariff Items
27108   Carrier Liability For Cargo Loss and Damage Claims and Limitations of Liability
281002   Chassis - Obtaining of
29997   Classification of Articles
30641   Classification of Undescribed Commodities
31430   Collect on Delivery (COD) Shipments
32435   Collection of Freight Charges
33996   Constant Surveillance Service
34470   Control and Exclusive Use of Vehicle or Doubles Trailer
35107   Convenience Interlining
36480   Customs or In Bond Freight
37112   Definitions - Terms as used in this Tariff, or in Tariffs making reference to this Tariff
381001   Density - Method of Determining
39501   Detention - Vehicles without Power Units - Spotting or Dropping Trailers
40500   Detention of Vehicle with Power
411001A   Determining Averaged Density Classification When Multiple Density Driven Classification Items are in a Shipment
42121   Drayage Service
43125   Drayage Service - Laredo, TX / Nuevo Laredo, MX Border Crossing
441035   Exhibition Sites/Trade Shows Pickup or Delivery
45550-10   Export, Coastwise or Intercoastal Shipments
46560   Extra Labor - Loading or Unloading
471036   EOM (End of Month Program) Application of Allowance, Commissions, Incentive Rebates and Volume Incentives
481046   Flatbed Loads
491045   Force Majeure
501033   Foreign Tariffs
51576   Fork Lift Service
521005   Fuel Surcharge
53171   FAK and Bump Rule
54100   Governing Publications
55GROCERY   Grocery Warehouse Delivery
561000A   Hand Unloading
57887   Handling Service (Cross Dock)
58568   Hazardous Materials Handling Charge
59687   High Cost Delivery - Friday Harbor, WA zip 98250
60686   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge
61685   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge - zip code 27960 and Fisher Island, FL Zips 33109 and 33139
62570   Impracticable Operations
63566   Inside Pick-up or Delivery (Handling Freight at Positions Not Immediately Adjacent to Vehicle)
64575   Lift Gate Service
651000   Limited Access Locations
66999   Loading by Consignor - Unloading by Consignee
67579   Lumper Processing Fee
68580   Marking or Tagging Freight
69390   Minimum Charge (notes A and B) and Capacity Loads (notes C and D)
70650   Minimum Charge - Discounts
71610   Minimum Charge - NMFC Item 190210
72610-2   Minimum Charge - NMFC ITEM 100200 AND 100262
73111   Minimum Charge for Cubic Capacity and Density Eligible Shipments
74640   Mixed Shipments
75647-1   Notification Prior to Delivery
761041   NMFC Exception
771005A   Ocean Fuel Surcharge
78910   On Hand and Storage
791042   Operating Authority/NMFC Exception
80670-25   Over Dimension Freight
811030   Overcharge Claims - Filing Procedures
82648   Overweight Volume Loads or Shipments of Unauthorized Explosives
83161   Pallet Rates - Application
84920   Pallet Weight
85710-10   Pallets or Containers - Return of
86710   Pallets or Containers Shipments Transported in or on Shipping Containers
87720   Payment of Charges
881003   Pickup & Loading and Delivery & Unloading at Ports in Louisiana and Texas
89753   Pickup or Delivery at Private Residences
90750   Pickup or Delivery Service
91754   Pickup or Delivery Service - Non Business Hours, Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays
92105   Precedence of Rates
93840   Proof of Delivery
94810   Protect From Freezing Service
951034   Puerto Rico Charges to Port of San Juan
961037   Puerto Rico Island Delivery rates and fuel surcharge
97495   Quotation of Estimated Charges
98820   Reconsignment or Diversion
99830   Redelivery
100845   Reference to Tariffs
101110   Released Value Commodities
102850   Reweigh / Reclassify Surcharge
1031020   Saia Guaranteed
104880   Sealing of Trucks (Seals or Locks Applied to Vehicle)
105883   Shipments Tendered as a Truckload
1061039   Shipper Load or Consignee Unload
107996-A   Signature Security Service
108885   Single Shipments
109886   Sorting or Segregating
110900   Stopoffs
1111040   Sturgis Bike Rally
112959   Transfer of Lading
113980   Unnamed Points or Terminal Area Places Within or Adjacent to Incorporated Municipalities or Unincorporated Communities, Application of Rules From and To
1141031   US-Canada Border Clearance Fee
115985   Vehicles Furnished But Not Used
116995   Weights - Dunnage
1171020A   Xtreme Guarantee