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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
8675   Arbitrary Charge - Montana
9673   Arbitrary Charge - Nebraska
10680   Arbitrary Charge - Nevada
11684   Arbitrary Charge - New York
12682   Arbitrary Charge - North Dakota
13683   Arbitrary Charge - Oregon
14690   Arbitrary Charge - Washington
15676   Arbitrary Charge - Washington, DC
16345   Arrival Notice and Undelivered Freight
17568A   Articles That Should Not Be Loaded With Hazardous Materials
1875   Authority of Company Personnel
19360-70   Bills of Lading - Combined Shipments
20360   Bills of Lading - Corrected Bills of Lading
21360-10   Bills of Lading - Freight Bills and Statements of Charges
22998   Bills of Lading - FAK - Freight All Kinds
23360-60   Bills of Lading - Liabilities and Penalties
24360-50   Bills of Lading - Order Notify Shipments
25360-20   Bills of Lading, Straight - Contract Terms and Conditions
26370   Blind Shipment Charge
271032   Border Delay Charge
28671   California Compliance Surcharge
29106   Cancellation of Pricing Programs
30382   Cancellation of Tariff Items
31108   Carrier Liability For Cargo Loss and Damage Claims and Limitations of Liability
321002   Chassis - Obtaining of
33997   Classification of Articles
34641   Classification of Undescribed Commodities
35430   Collect on Delivery (COD) Shipments
36435   Collection of Freight Charges
37996   Constant Surveillance Service
38470   Control and Exclusive Use of Vehicle or Doubles Trailer
39107   Convenience Interlining
40480   Customs or In Bond Freight
41112   Definitions - Terms as used in this Tariff, or in Tariffs making reference to this Tariff
421017   Delivery Surcharge for the Account of UNFI Distribution
431001   Density - Method of Determining
44501   Detention - Vehicles without Power Units - Spotting or Dropping Trailers
45500   Detention of Vehicle with Power
461001A   Determining Averaged Density Classification When Multiple Density Driven Classification Items are in a Shipment
47121   Drayage Service
48125   Drayage Service - Laredo, TX / Nuevo Laredo, MX Border Crossing
491035   Exhibition Sites/Trade Shows Pickup or Delivery
50550-10   Export, Coastwise or Intercoastal Shipments
51560   Extra Labor - Loading or Unloading
521036   EOM (End of Month Program) Application of Allowance, Commissions, Incentive Rebates and Volume Incentives
531046   Flatbed Loads
541045   Force Majeure
551033   Foreign Tariffs
56576   Fork Lift Service
571005   Fuel Surcharge
58171   FAK and Bump Rule
59100   Governing Publications
60GROCERY   Grocery Warehouse Delivery
61887   Handling Service (Cross Dock)
62568   Hazardous Materials Handling Charge
63687   High Cost Delivery - Friday Harbor, WA zip 98250
64686   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge
65685   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge - zip codes 27960, 70538, and Fisher Island, FL zips 33109 and 33139
66688   High Cost Shipments To/From Remote Northern Locations in Canada
67570   Impracticable Operations
68566   Inside Pick-up or Delivery (Handling Freight at Positions Not Immediately Adjacent to Vehicle)
69575   Lift Gate Service / Hand Unload
701000   Limited Access Locations
71999   Loading by Consignor - Unloading by Consignee
72579   Lumper Processing Fee
73580   Marking or Tagging Freight
74390   Minimum Charge (notes A and B) and Capacity Loads (notes C and D)
75650   Minimum Charge - Discounts
76610   Minimum Charge - NMFC Item 190210
77610-2   Minimum Charge - NMFC ITEM 100200 AND 100262
78111   Minimum Charge for Cubic Capacity and Density Eligible Shipments
79640   Mixed Shipments
80647-1   Notification Prior to Delivery
811041   NMFC Exception
821005A   Ocean Fuel Surcharge
83910   On Hand and Storage
841042   Operating Authority/NMFC Exception
85670-25   Over Dimension Freight
861030   Overcharge Claims - Filing Procedures
87648   Overweight Volume Loads or Shipments of Unauthorized Explosives
88161   Pallet Rates - Application
89920   Pallet Weight
90710-10   Pallets or Containers - Return of
91710   Pallets or Containers Shipments Transported in or on Shipping Containers
92720   Payment of Charges
931003   Pickup & Loading and Delivery & Unloading at Ports in Louisiana and Texas
94753   Pickup or Delivery at Private Residences
95750   Pickup or Delivery Service
96754   Pickup or Delivery Service - Non Business Hours, Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays
97105   Precedence of Rates
98840   Proof of Delivery
99810   Protect From Freezing Service
1001034   Puerto Rico Charges to Port of San Juan
1011037   Puerto Rico Island Delivery rates and fuel surcharge
102495   Quotation of Estimated Charges
103820   Reconsignment or Diversion
104830   Redelivery
105845   Reference to Tariffs
106110   Released Value Commodities
107850   Reweigh / Reclassify Surcharge
1081020   Saia Guaranteed
1091020A   Saia Xtreme Guarantee
110880   Sealing of Trucks (Seals or Locks Applied to Vehicle)
111883   Shipments Tendered as a Truckload
1121039   Shipper Load or Consignee Unload
113996-A   Signature Security Service
114885   Single Shipments
115886   Sorting or Segregating
116900   Stopoffs
1171040   Sturgis Bike Rally
118959   Transfer of Lading
119980   Unnamed Points or Terminal Area Places Within or Adjacent to Incorporated Municipalities or Unincorporated Communities, Application of Rules From and To
1201031   US-Canada Border Clearance Fee
121985   Vehicles Furnished But Not Used
122995   Weights - Dunnage
1231020B   Xtreme Assurance