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COLLECTION AND PAYMENT OF FREIGHT CHARGES

Item 610

INVOICES

Carrier shall submit an invoice to the specified party in accordance with the requirements of Federal regulations governing regulated transportation. Carrier will retain delivery receipts and proofs of delivery which will be provided upon specific request in accordance with the provisions of this circular.

Item 620

COLLECTION AND PAYMENT OF CHARGES

Except as otherwise provided in this rule, transportation charges will be collected by carrier at the time shipments are delivered.

Upon taking precautions deemed by carrier to be sufficient to assure payment of charges within the credit period herein specified, carrier shall make delivery of freight in advance of the payment of charges thereon and will extent credit in the amount of such charges to those who undertake to pay them for a period of thirty (30) days from the invoice date, unless otherwise agreed to with shipper in writing.

All invoice disputes must be forwarded in writing to:

Transportation Consultants Inc.

Attn: Collection Department

1000 Edwards Avenue

Harahan, LA 70123

Item 630

PAYMENT WITHOUT OFFSET

Consignor and/or Consignee shall pay all freight charges when due without offset for any cause, including but not limited to, cargo claims. All claims for loss or damage shall be governed by this Circular and following and neither consignor nor consignee shall deprive carrier of proper cargo insurance adjustment by unilateral deduction of claims from payment of freight charges due.

Item 640

INTEREST AND FEES ON PAST DUE ACCOUNTS

Carrier will asses one and one-half percent (1½%) per month on past due indebtedness for collection, handling, late fees and interest. In the event carrier deems it necessary to retain the service of legal counsel to collect any outstanding indebtedness, shipper shall pay attorneys’ fees in the amount of $500.00 or thirty-three percent (33%), whichever is greater.

In the legal action is required to collect any charges, the jurisdiction will be New Orleans, Louisiana.

ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008

ISSUED BY:

Transportation Consultants Inc.

1000 Edwards Avenue

Harahan, LA 70123

504.734.0561

Fax 504.734.7901

RULES CIRCULAR 100

Item 650

THIRD PARTY BILLING

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