If a shipper declares a value exceeding $2.50 per pound per article or
$100,000.00 per truckload without insertion of the corresponding specially
assigned identification number, the shipment will not be accepted, but if the
shipment is inadvertently accepted, it will be considered as being released to
a value of $2.50 per pound per article or $100,000.00 per truckload,
whichever is less, and the shipment will move subject to such limitation of
Carrier responsibility for cargo begins when Carrier picks up a shipment from
the equipment owner’s facility, the Shipper’s dock, or in the case of spotted
equipment when Carrier takes physical possession of the loaded trailer.
Carrier’s responsibility ends when the shipment is delivered or in the case of
spotted equipment, when the loaded trailer is placed in the consignee’s
premises for its unloading convenience.
In no event shall carrier's liability for cargo loss or damage exceed the
maximum set forth in any through bill of lading or otherwise agreed to
between the shipper (or beneficial owner) and the party which retains carrier's
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, all used machinery is released to a maximum
evaluation of $.10 per pound per article.
Carrier will provide no protective service for temperature sensitive cargo.
Carrier will not accept liability for equipment while in the care and custody of the shipper.
ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008
Transportation Consultants Inc.
1000 Edwards Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123
RULES CIRCULAR 100