these records at the time. If shipper or consignee refuses to sign these
records, TCI’s records will govern.
(A) This item applies when carrier spots a trailer at the facilities of the
shipper or consignee for the loading or unloading of shipments upon the
request of shipper.
(B) Time shall commence with the spotting of the trailer and shall end when
carrier is notified by the shipper or consignee that the trailer is available for
removal from the premises of the shipper or consignee.
(C) If a trailer is both unloaded and re-loaded, an additional two (2) days free
time shall be allowed.
(D) After expiration of free time as provided herein, charges for delaying the
trailer beyond free time shall be $50.00 per 24 hour period or fraction thereof.
Rates in this rules circular contemplate loading of the freight by the shipper
and the unloading of freight by the consignee, except that if the shipper or
consignee requests and carrier furnishes outside labor to load or unload the
vehicle, all charges for such outside labor are to be paid by the shipper or
consignee, who will be billed for actual time of outside labor. If the driver is
required to assist with loading and/or unloading, a charge of $100.00 per hour
will be assessed in addition to all other applicable charges. All charges for
additional labor shall be agreed to in writing at the time services are provided.
In those instances where a party requests carrier perform pallet exchange
services, said service will be performed by carrier at a charge of $15.00 per
pallet in addition to all other applicable rates and charges. Requests for
pallet exchange service must be noted on the bill of lading at the time of pickup
by carrier. Charges for this service will be billed to the party paying the
When the carrier has presented a trailer at the consignee designated by the
shipper’s bill of lading, and the consignee has refused to receive that day, or
ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008
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at any time subsequent to the appointment, the normal rate to that consignee will be assessed in addition to all other charges.
No billing – any arrival at rail or port facility with no billing place, customer will be assessed one round trip local dray applicable for the port city.