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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
401001   Density - Method of Determining
41501   Detention - Vehicles without Power Units - Spotting or Dropping Trailers
42500   Detention of Vehicle with Power
431001A   Determining Averaged Density Classification When Multiple Density Driven Classification Items are in a Shipment
44121   Drayage Service
45125   Drayage Service - Laredo, TX / Nuevo Laredo, MX Border Crossing
461035   Exhibition Sites/Trade Shows Pickup or Delivery
47550-10   Export, Coastwise or Intercoastal Shipments
48560   Extra Labor - Loading or Unloading
491036   EOM (End of Month Program) Application of Allowance, Commissions, Incentive Rebates and Volume Incentives
501046   Flatbed Loads
511045   Force Majeure
521033   Foreign Tariffs
53576   Fork Lift Service
541005   Fuel Surcharge
55171   FAK and Bump Rule
56100   Governing Publications
57GROCERY   Grocery Warehouse Delivery
581000A   Hand Unloading
59887   Handling Service (Cross Dock)
60568   Hazardous Materials Handling Charge
61687   High Cost Delivery - Friday Harbor, WA zip 98250
62686   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge
63685   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge - zip code 27960 and Fisher Island, FL Zips 33109 and 33139
64570   Impracticable Operations
65566   Inside Pick-up or Delivery (Handling Freight at Positions Not Immediately Adjacent to Vehicle)
66575   Lift Gate Service
671000   Limited Access Locations
68999   Loading by Consignor - Unloading by Consignee
69579   Lumper Processing Fee
70580   Marking or Tagging Freight
71390   Minimum Charge (notes A and B) and Capacity Loads (notes C and D)
72650   Minimum Charge - Discounts
73610   Minimum Charge - NMFC Item 190210
74610-2   Minimum Charge - NMFC ITEM 100200 AND 100262
75111   Minimum Charge for Cubic Capacity and Density Eligible Shipments
76640   Mixed Shipments
77647-1   Notification Prior to Delivery
781041   NMFC Exception
791005A   Ocean Fuel Surcharge
80910   On Hand and Storage
811042   Operating Authority/NMFC Exception
82670-25   Over Dimension Freight
831030   Overcharge Claims - Filing Procedures
84648   Overweight Volume Loads or Shipments of Unauthorized Explosives
85161   Pallet Rates - Application
86920   Pallet Weight
87710-10   Pallets or Containers - Return of
88710   Pallets or Containers Shipments Transported in or on Shipping Containers
89720   Payment of Charges
901003   Pickup & Loading and Delivery & Unloading at Ports in Louisiana and Texas
91753   Pickup or Delivery at Private Residences
92750   Pickup or Delivery Service
93754   Pickup or Delivery Service - Non Business Hours, Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays
94105   Precedence of Rates
95840   Proof of Delivery
96810   Protect From Freezing Service
971034   Puerto Rico Charges to Port of San Juan
981037   Puerto Rico Island Delivery rates and fuel surcharge
99495   Quotation of Estimated Charges
100820   Reconsignment or Diversion
101830   Redelivery
102845   Reference to Tariffs
103110   Released Value Commodities
104850   Reweigh / Reclassify Surcharge
1051020   Saia Guaranteed
1061020A   Saia Xtreme Guarantee
107880   Sealing of Trucks (Seals or Locks Applied to Vehicle)
108883   Shipments Tendered as a Truckload
1091039   Shipper Load or Consignee Unload
110996-A   Signature Security Service
111885   Single Shipments
112886   Sorting or Segregating
113900   Stopoffs
1141040   Sturgis Bike Rally
115959   Transfer of Lading
116980   Unnamed Points or Terminal Area Places Within or Adjacent to Incorporated Municipalities or Unincorporated Communities, Application of Rules From and To
1171031   US-Canada Border Clearance Fee
118985   Vehicles Furnished But Not Used
119995   Weights - Dunnage