The rules set forth in this Circular shall apply to all shipments handled by
TCI regardless of the origin or destination.
TCI shall not be required to accept for transportation any truckload
shipment which exceeds in pounds the legal maximum or which occupies
more than the full visible capacity of the trailer which is provided. TCI will
not be required to transport overweight or over dimensional loads.
Pick-ups and deliveries shall be made between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., local
time. Appointments shall be made at no charge. TCI shall not be liable
for late deliveries or un kept appointments. Appointments are scheduled for customer convenience only.
Nothing obligates the carrier to make delivery on a specified schedule.
TCI’s drivers are not authorized to bind the carrier to any shipment being
delivered on a specified day or at a specified time, but may receipt for such
shipment only as kind and quantity of lading.
(1) Limitation of TCI’s Liability for Proper Customs Clearance. TCI assumes no responsibility for insuring or otherwise providing for clearance of merchandise through or inspection by Mexican or Canadian Customs.
TCI does not represent and specifically disclaims any knowledge or expertise in proper customs clearance and inspection matters. TCI is not responsible for the acts or omission of the Mexican or the Canadian Customs Agent or its affiliated Freight Forwarder that may be selected for the purpose of clearing shipper’s merchandise through Customs. TCI will serve merely as a liaison between shipper and the Mexican or Canadian Customs Agent (and the Customs Agents’ Freight Forwarder) at shipper’s request and only as a convenience to shipper. TCI or party in possession shall not be liable for loss, damage, deterioration of the freight or delay in delivery due to the duration of the period required by customs clearance or inspection.
(2) Trailer Rental - Mexican Shipments. The charge for trailer rental on shipments destined for Mexico will be $150.00 per day from the time of interchange at the U.S./Mexican border until returned. The calculation of time starts when shipments are tendered to the forwarding agent.
(3) TCI assumes no cargo loss responsibility for shortage or damage to shipments while in the Republic of Mexico. Clear bills of lading showing safe and damage-free delivery between the U.S./Mexican borders at the pickup or
ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008
Transportation Consultants Inc.
1000 Edwards Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123
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delivery points in the U.S. shall be evidence of TCI’s proper discharge of its cargo responsibility.