Proper Notification is defined as, “notification in 48 hours (excludes Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays) prior to expiration of free time and only when the equipment is ready and available for pickup.” Proper Notification requirements:
1. Container Number
2. Location of Cargo
3. Mounted on road worthy chassis
4. Ocean Carrier released
5. Available pick-up number
Notification received after 5:00 PM will roll to the next working day at 8:00 AM for the purpose of determining last free day.
ADVANCED STORAGE CHARGES – At customer’s written request and subject to authorization, Transportation Consultants Inc. will forward immediate payment to railroad for storage on loads awaiting delivery. However, an additional 15% will be assessed in addition to railroad storage charges with a minimum charge of $25.00.
All assessorial charges, including but not limited to rail storage, demurrage, per diem, etc., are the responsibility of the party contracting motor carrier for its services. Motor carrier has full recourse and permission of contracting party, including but not limited to door moves with equipment owners, to seek and recover any and all funds from the shipper, consignee, etc.
Movements of chassis stacks requiring TCI to furnish the chaining and bidding of the chassis will be assessed a fee of $120.00.
ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008
Transportation Consultants Inc.
1000 Edwards Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123
RULES CIRCULAR 100