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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
42125   Drayage Service - Laredo, TX / Nuevo Laredo, MX Border Crossing
431035   Exhibition Sites/Trade Shows Pickup or Delivery
44550-10   Export, Coastwise or Intercoastal Shipments
45560   Extra Labor - Loading or Unloading
461036   EOM (End of Month Program) Application of Allowance, Commissions, Incentive Rebates and Volume Incentives
471046   Flatbed Loads
481045   Force Majeure
491033   Foreign Tariffs
50576   Fork Lift Service
511005   Fuel Surcharge
52171   FAK and Bump Rule
53100   Governing Publications
54GROCERY   Grocery Warehouse Delivery
551000A   Hand Unloading
56887   Handling Service (Cross Dock)
57568   Hazardous Materials Handling Charge
58687   High Cost Delivery - Friday Harbor, WA zip 98250
59686   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge
60685   High Cost Delivery/Ferry Charge - zip code 27960 and Fisher Island, FL Zips 33109 and 33139
61570   Impracticable Operations
62566   Inside Pick-up or Delivery (Handling Freight at Positions Not Immediately Adjacent to Vehicle)
63575   Lift Gate Service
641000   Limited Access Locations
65999   Loading by Consignor - Unloading by Consignee
66579   Lumper Processing Fee
67580   Marking or Tagging Freight
68390   Minimum Charge (notes A and B) and Capacity Loads (notes C and D)
69650   Minimum Charge - Discounts
70610   Minimum Charge - NMFC Item 190210
71610-2   Minimum Charge - NMFC ITEM 100200 AND 100262
72111   Minimum Charge for Cubic Capacity and Density Eligible Shipments
73640   Mixed Shipments
74647-1   Notification Prior to Delivery
751041   NMFC Exception
761005A   Ocean Fuel Surcharge
77910   On Hand and Storage
781042   Operating Authority/NMFC Exception
79670-25   Over Dimension Freight
801030   Overcharge Claims - Filing Procedures
81648   Overweight Volume Loads or Shipments of Unauthorized Explosives
82161   Pallet Rates - Application
83920   Pallet Weight
84710-10   Pallets or Containers - Return of
85710   Pallets or Containers Shipments Transported in or on Shipping Containers
86720   Payment of Charges
871003   Pickup & Loading and Delivery & Unloading at Ports in Louisiana and Texas
88753   Pickup or Delivery at Private Residences
89750   Pickup or Delivery Service
90754   Pickup or Delivery Service - Non Business Hours, Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays
91105   Precedence of Rates
92840   Proof of Delivery
93810   Protect From Freezing Service
941034   Puerto Rico Charges to Port of San Juan
951037   Puerto Rico Island Delivery rates and fuel surcharge
96495   Quotation of Estimated Charges
97820   Reconsignment or Diversion
98830   Redelivery
99845   Reference to Tariffs
100110   Released Value Commodities
101850   Reweigh / Reclassify Surcharge
1021020   Saia Guaranteed
103880   Sealing of Trucks (Seals or Locks Applied to Vehicle)
104883   Shipments Tendered as a Truckload
1051039   Shipper Load or Consignee Unload
106996-A   Signature Security Service
107885   Single Shipments
108886   Sorting or Segregating
109900   Stopoffs
1101040   Sturgis Bike Rally
111959   Transfer of Lading
112980   Unnamed Points or Terminal Area Places Within or Adjacent to Incorporated Municipalities or Unincorporated Communities, Application of Rules From and To
1131031   US-Canada Border Clearance Fee
114985   Vehicles Furnished But Not Used
115995   Weights - Dunnage
1161020A   Xtreme Guarantee