Damages of any kind incurred to Equipment of any type (whether owned by motor carrier or by another equipment provider) while at the facility of and/or under the care of the shipper, consignee, consignor, will be the responsibility of the contracting party. Motor carrier reserves the right to recover any unpaid charges from shipper, consignee, consignor, etc. as necessary.
Failure of the consignor, consignee, or the respective agents and spotting service to note damages at time of tender shall be prima facie evidence that same was spotted in good condition. Consignor and/or consignee shall be liable for the repair cost to any equipment damaged while spotted at their facility. Such damage shall be accompanied by supporting documents.
Motor carrier reserves the right to seek and recover any unpaid damages from any party involved in the incident, including contracting party’s customers, consignee, consigner, shipper, etc.
Carrier will make pickups and deliveries on weekends, holidays, and after hours by special request for a charge of $150. In addition, detention as otherwise provided herein shall apply between the time of arrival and loading or unloading and/or the time of subsequent dispatch.
Storage is incurred for failure to pick up loads at the railroad within the designated amount of free time.
Demurrage is incurred for failure to pick up loads at the port or container yards within the designated amount of free time.
Transportation Consultants Inc. will be allowed 48 hours free time to pickup equipment (day of notification, weekend and Holidays excluded). In the event TCI fails to remove equipment within free time, storage/demurrage will be TCI’s responsibility. TCI will not accept responsibility for storage/demurrage when proper notification (defined as: timely email or fax) is not provided or 48 hours free time is not allowed.
In the event storage/demurrage is incurred, TCI requires continued notification on a daily basis that charges are accruing for its account. TCI will not accept storage/demurrage charges without daily notification.
ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008
Transportation Consultants Inc.
1000 Edwards Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123
RULES CIRCULAR 100