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.
(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
(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
(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
Transportation Consultants Inc.
1000 Edwards Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123
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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