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Item 300

APPLICATION OF ACCESORIALS CHARGES

In addition to the line haul or base rate for any shipment and unless otherwise

agreed in writing, the following accessorial charges shall apply and shall be

reflected on TCI’s invoice(s) for services rendered.

Item 305

DETENTION – VEHICLES WITH POWER UNITS

(A) This item applies on shipments when the carrier’s vehicles with driver

and power units are delayed or detained beyond the free time provided for

herein at time of delivery to the consignee or at time of pick-up at the

consignor’s place of business when such delay is not the fault of carrier.

(B) Charges for detention will be charged to the consignee in the case of

unloading and to the shipper in the case of loading.

(C) When computing time, the beginning time shall be the time the driver

notifies the shipper or consignee of driver’s arrival and that the trailer is

available for loading or unloading, as the case may be, but in no case shall

time commence prior to the time of any appointment or the actual time of

loading or unloading, whichever is first.

(D) When computing detention charges, if duty status is in effect, detention

time shall apply, irrespective of lunch breaks, coffee breaks, rest breaks, etc.

(E) If, at the end of the business day, unloading has not been completed and

cannot be completed that day, the shipper or consignee shall be given the

following options:

(1) TCI may return to carrier’s terminal with what freight has not been

unloaded, but carrier shall return the following day with the balance of the

freight at the commencement of shipper’s or consignee’s work day; or,

(2) TCI will spot trailer at shipper or consignee location and return the

following day, and further, trailer will be subject to charges for detention

without power pursuant to Item 310 beginning immediately upon spotting

of the trailer; and,

(3) In either case, any unused free time from the first day will continue

into the second day, charges to commence when all free time has

expired.

(F) If a vehicle is both unloaded and reloaded, each transaction will be

considered separately and free time shall apply to each separately.

(G) When delay occurs beyond free time (one hour per Item 265), the charge

ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008

ISSUED BY:

Transportation Consultants Inc.

1000 Edwards Avenue

Harahan, LA 70123

504.734.0561

Fax 504.734.7901

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for detention shall be $100.00 per hour or $25.00 per ¼ hour or fraction thereof.

(H) TCI shall give shipper or consignee the opportunity of signing the

detention records and the shipper or consignee is to make any corrections to

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