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particular shipper will have the effect of canceling Original Page 10, “45th

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Item 180

DEFINITIONS

(A) A shipment is a tender of freight received from one consignor, at one

time, at one place, destined to one consignee at one location, and covered by

one bill of lading.

(B) TCI shall be named on the bill of lading as the origin carrier of all

shipments.

(C) Unless arranged or agreed upon in writing prior to shipment, TCI is

not bound to transport a shipment by a particular schedule or in time for a

particular market, but is responsible to transport a shipment with reasonable

dispatch, as that term is defined at common law. TCI shall not be

responsible for special or consequential damages resulting from delayed

delivery.

(D) Spot rate shall mean a rate agreed upon by only shipper and carrier as

applicable to a single shipment or, if in writing, a limited number of shipments

representing a continuous number of shipments arranged at a single time

with a single offer and a single acceptance.

Item 190

ABBREVIATIONS AND REFERENCE MARKS

Explanation of abbreviations and reference marks:

@ = Addition

_ = Increase

_ = Reduction

_ = Change in wording which results in neither increase nor

   reduction

(D) = For any mileage not shown, use next greater mileage

VMW = Volume minimum weight

FS = Full Service - Loading and unloading included in rate

N/A = Not applicable

FMCSA ...........................................................................      Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration                                                                                                           

STB ................................................................................ Surface Transportation Board

LB ................................................................................... Pound or pounds

LTL ................................................................................. Less-than-truckload

M ..................................................................................... Thousand

MF ................................................................................... Motor freight

NOS ................................................................................ Not otherwise specified herein

TL ................................................................................... Truckload

STBOL ............................................................................ Standard Truckload Bill of                               Lading

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

SECTION 2-

SCOPE OPERATIONS

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