ITEM 100 GOVERNING PUBLICATIONS

This tariff is governed, except as otherwise provided herein, by the following described publications, and by supplements thereto and subsequent issues thereof:

NOMENCLATURE                                      TARIFF NUMBER SERIES

PC Miler                                                          MOST CURRENT

ITEM 105 PARTICIPATING CARRIERS

Name of Corporation                                                  SCAC

First Coast Logistics of Savannah Inc                        FCGS

First Coast Logistics of Alabama Inc                         FCQG

First Coast Logistics of North Florida Inc                 FCGN

First Coast Logistics of North Carolina Inc               FCQN

First Coast Logistics of Louisiana Inc                        FCQL

First Coast Logistics of Virginia Inc                          FCQV

First Coast Logistics of Maryland Inc                        FCGD

First Coast Logistics of Texas Inc                              FCGK

First Coast Logistics of South Florida Inc                 FCQS

First Coast Logistics of Jacksonville Inc                    FCQJ

First Coast Logistics of Georgia Inc                           FCGG

First Coast Logistics of New Jersey Inc                     FCGJ

First Coast Logistics of Memphis Inc                         FCGM

First Coast Logistics of Birmingham  Inc                   FCQG

First Coast Logistics of Wilmington Inc                    FCQW

First Coast Logistics Services Inc                               FICL

Mile High Logistics Inc                                              MHLQ

Mile High Intermodal of Georgia Inc                         MHIG

ITEM 110 DEFINITIONS

The terms:

  1. “Business Day” means each day, Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays.
  2. “Business Hours” means time during which operations are generally conducted by the      carrier at the point where the service is performed.
  3. “Carrier”, “Consignor” or “Consignee” include the authorized representatives or      agents of such “carrier”, “consignor” or “consignee”.
  4. “Consignee to unload the shipment” means that the consignee will perform the complete service of unloading the freight from the position in which it was transported in or on the carrier’s vehicle.
  5. “Consignor to load the shipment” means the consignor will perform the complete service of loading the freight in or on the carrier’s vehicle and the proper stowing and/or stacking thereof to withstand the normal hazards of      transportation.  When blocking or bracing is necessary to insure safe transportation, such blocking or bracing must be furnished and installed by and at the expense of the consignor.
  6. “Holiday” means: New Years Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or any other day generally observed as a holiday by the consignee, consignor or ocean carrier at the point where the service is performed by the local port facility.
  7. “Place” (see note A), means a particular street or other designation of a factory, store, warehouse, place of business or      private residence at a “point”.
  8. “Point” means a particular city, town, village, community or other area which is treated as unit for the application of line-haul rates.
  9. “truck” or “vehicle” means any vehicle or vehicles propelled or drawn by a single mechanical power unit and used on the highways in the transportation of      property.
  10. “Volume” or Truckload (VOL or TL)” –A VOL or TL rate is one which is specifically      designated VOL or TL in this tariff or in tariffs making reference to this tariff and are those for which a VOL or TL Minimum Weight is specifically      provided.
  11. “Shipment” means a lot of freight received from one consignor at one point (or place within the confines of a single plant), on one day, consigned to one consignee a tone destination and covered by one Bill of Lading.
  12. “Trailer” and “container”  are synonymous

NOTE A:  The “place” shall include only contiguous property which shall not be deemed separate if intersected by a public street or thorough-fare.

ITEM 159 APPLICATION OF RATES

1)      Rates and/or provisions in tariffs governed by this tariff may or may not be applicable on commodities that are exempt from regulation as a result of provisions contained in the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 as well as those commodities already classified as “exempt” under previous provisions found in Title 49, CFR, Sub Title B, Part 1047 and clarifying administrative rulings.

2)      Agreements changing rates and charges in this tariff if agreed upon in writing by the parties are acceptable.

ITEM 170 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

(See Note A)

The carriers governed by this tariff limit their cargo loss liability to $100,000 (one hundred thousand dollars) per occurrence. The following paragraphs define exceptions to this rule.

a) If shipper desires to tender a shipment requiring carrier liability in excess of carrier’s maximum liability as defined in Item 170 (d) of this tariff, then shipper must indicate in writing in the Bill of Lading, the agreed or declared value of the property being shipped, in addition to notifying carrier in writing prior to shipping. Carrier will respond in writing if the excess valuation is approved. Carrier may assess an additional charge, in excess of the total freight charges.  Excess liability coverage charges shall be paid by party specified in the bill of lading as responsible for the payment of freight charges and signed and accepted by the responsible party or such coverage shall not be in place.  Notwithstanding the agreed or declared value represented by the shipper, Excess Liability Coverage and the Carrier’s Maximum Liability shall not exceed the full actual value of the goods lost or damaged in transit.

b) Shipments that are in connection with another carrier (air, motor, water, or rail) shall not exceed that carrier’s maximum liability nor exceed the carrier liability shown above.

c) If the shipper does not properly describe the freight on the Bill of Lading or uses a description of “FAK” or “Freight All Kinds” or other language that does not properly identify the commodities shipped, subsequent claims for shortage or damage will be based on the lowest value of any commodity contained in the shipment.

d) Liability for loss, damage, or destruction to any shipment or part thereof shall have liability limited to the following:

    1. actual invoice costs of the shipment

2) Liability as expressed in the Carmack Amendment; however in order for the full liability terms of the provision to apply to any shipment transported by Carrier the shipper must comply with all of the following requirements:

  1.  The shipper must notify Carrier no less than seventy-two (72) hours prior to pickup of the shipment for transportation that the shipper chooses Carmack Liability protection.
  2. The shipper must have prepaid the Carmack Liability rate which is computed as (a) the rate quoted to shipper in writing, or in the absence of a specific written quotation, the rate contained in Carrier’s standard rate matrix, plus (b) two hundred fifty percent (250%) of said rate.
  3. The shipping instructions on the bill of lading or shipping document must specifically note: (a) that the shipment is moving under 49 U.S.C. § 14706 full liability terms, and (b) that the shipment is subject to Carmack Liability rates.

e) Liability for loss, damage, or destruction for temperature controlled cargo shall be subject to the limitations as provided in this item and shall only be available based upon negligence on the part of participating carriers.

f) In no case will claim(s) be honored that are caused by reefer or generator set failure.

g) Corrected bills of lading or letters of authority to change or add valuation after delivery of the shipment shall not be accepted by carriers to determine liability) Lawsuits instituted against carrier shall be barred unless they are instituted no later than two years and one day from the day when written notice is given by carrier to claimant that it has disallowed its claim or part thereof. Claims must be presented within 9 months of delivery or attempted delivery of cargo or they shall be barred.

Modified June 26, 2017

ITEM 300 ADVANCE CHARGES PROHIBITED

No advance charges that have accrued against a shipment prior to its receipt for transportation will be assumed or paid by the carrier, except such as are incidental to the transportation of freight (including drayage charges), and then only on such freight as in the judgment of the carrier or its agent is worth more than the total lawful charges at forced sale.  No part of the cost of any article will be advanced by the carrier.

ITEM 345 ARRIVAL NOTICE AND UNDELIVERED FREIGHT

UNDELIVERED FREIGHT:

  1. If freight cannot be delivered because of the consignee’s refusal to accept it, or because the carrier cannot locate the consignee or if freight cannot be transported because of an error, or omission on the part of the consignor, the carrier will make a diligent effort to notify the consignor promptly that the freight may be placed in storage and the reason therefore.
  2. Undelivered shipments will be subject to applicable storage or detention charges.
  3. On undelivered shipments, disposition instructions printed on the bill of lading, shipping order, shipping label or container or disposition instructions issued prior to the tender of delivery will not be accepted as an authority to reship, return or re-consign a shipment or to limit storage liability.

ITEM 360 BILLS OF LADING, FREIGHT BILLS AND STATEMENTS OF CHARGES

(Exception of NMFC Item 360)

  1. When an Export shipment is tendered to the carrier, a notation “FOR EXPORT” must be entered on the Bill of Lading.
  2. See ITEM 958 for a sample bill of lading.  These rules are applicable whether or not a copy is forwarded to either shipper or consignee.

ITEM 361 BILLS OF LADING – CORRECTED

Corrected Bills of Lading to change the freight charge collection status from PREPAID to COLLECT will not be accepted once the shipment has been delivered.  A corrected Bill of Lading to change the original transportation contract from PREPAID to COLLECT will not be accepted if Section 7 (non-recourse clause) of the corrected Bill of Lading has been signed by the consignor.

ITEM 432 COLLECTION OF CHARGES

(See Note A)

  1. When the Bill of Lading and Shipping Order indicates that a party other than the consignor or consignee is responsible for the pay the freight charges, such party’s name and address must appear in the body of the Bill of Lading at time of original tender. (See Note B)
  2. The carrier will not relinquish possession of any shipment until all charges have been paid, except where other arrangements, in accordance with ICC regulations, have been made.  If the articles shipped are not as described, the charges must be paid upon the articles actually shipped.
  3. Should it be necessary for carrier to retain a third party to collect the charges accruing on the property covered by carrier’s Bill of Lading the party or parties responsible for payment of the charges will be liable to carrier for third party’s fees in the amount of thirty-five percent (35%) of the said total unpaid charges or $200.00, whichever is greater in addition to reasonable attorneys fees.
  4. Should carrier file suit to collect the charges, the party or parties responsible for payment of such charges will also be liable to carrier for court costs and interest charges at the rate of eighteen percent (18%) per annum of the total unpaid charges, such as interest to begin to accrue from the date Bill of Lading was issued, however, if the interest rate provided for herein is found to be usurious, then the maximum interest rate allowed under applicable usury laws will be the chargeable interest rate.

NOTE A:  Shipments subject to the provisions of this item must be billed as “prepaid”    (See Note C).

NOTE B:  Such shipments will not be accepted if the consignor executed Section “7”, the  non-recourse provision of the Bill of Lading.

NOTE C:  Carrier will not accept a corrected Bill of Lading to add third party billing instructions if the shipment has already been delivered or if shipper has signed Section 7, the non-recourse provision, of the Bill of Lading.

ITEM 481 CUSTOMS INBOND

All customs inbond movements will have a service charge of $100.00.

ITEM 500 DETENTION-VEHICLES WITH POWER UNITS
(Truckload)

Detention – Vehicles with Power Units

This item applies when carrier’s vehicles with power units are delayed or detained on the premises of consignor, consignee, or on other premises designated by them, or as close thereto as conditions will permit, subject to the following provisions:

Sec. 1. – General Provisions

a)      This item applies only when vehicles are delayed or detained at the premises of pickup or delivery and only when such delay or detention is not attributable to the carrier.

b)      Free time for each vehicle will be one hour for local movements and 2 hours for all others, unless otherwise agreed upon.  After the expiration of free time, charges will be assessed as provided in Sec. 5.

c)      The detention charges due the carrier will be assessed against the party responsible for the payment of the freight charges. Nothing in this item shall require a carrier to pickup or deliver freight at hours other than carrier’s normal business hours.  This shall not be construed to restrict a carrier’s ability to accept pickup and delivery schedules at hours other than its normal business hours.

NOTE A: At those marine terminal facilities where Federal Maritime Commission detention charges apply, carrier charges pursuant to this rule will be assessed on the party responsible for the payment of the freight charges to the extent such charges exceed those of the Federal Maritime Commission.

Sec. 2. – Definitions

a)      “Vehicle” means tractor-trailer/container combinations used for the transportation of property.

b)      “Loading” includes furnishing carrier with the Bill of Lading, forwarding directions or other documents necessary for forwarding the shipment.

c)      “Unloading” includes;

  • Payment of lawful charges to the carrier when required prior to delivery of the shipment;
  • Notification to the carrier that vehicle is unloaded: and
  • Signing of the delivery receipt.

Sec. 3. – Computation of Time

Commencement of spotting and free time:

  • Trailers/containers under this section spotted overnight are charged at $200.00 per day, unless otherwise agreed upon.
  • Termination of spotting and notification:
    • Consignor, consignee or other party designated by them shall notify carrier when loading or unloading has been completed and the trailer is available for pickup.  The trailer will be deemed to be spotted and detention charges will accrue until such time as the carrier receives notification.
    • When a spotted trailer is changed to vehicle with power at the request of consignor, consignee or other party designated by them, the free time and detention charges will be applied as followed:
      1. If the change is requested and made before the expiration of free time for a spotted trailer, free time will cease immediately at the time request is made, and detention charges for vehicles with power will immediately commence with no further free time allowed.
      2. If the change is requested and made after the expiration of free time for a spotted trailer, free time and detention charges will be computed on the basis of a spotted trailer up to the time the change was requested.  In addition thereto, the vehicle with power with no further free time allowed.

Prearranged scheduling:

a)      Upon reasonable request of consignor, consignee or others designated by them, carrier will, without additional charge, enter into a prearranged schedule for arrival of the vehicle for loading or unloading.

b) If carrier’s vehicle arrives later than the scheduled time, time shall begin to run from the actual time spotting commences.

c) If carrier’s vehicle arrives prior to scheduled time, time shall begin to run from the scheduled time or actual time spotting commences, whichever is earlier.

 

Sec. 4. – Charges

  1. a)  General detention charges:  After the expiration of free time as provided in Sec.3 (a) of this item, charges for detaining a trailer/container will be assessed as follows, unless otherwise agreed upon:

CHARGE

  1. For each of the first and second 24 hour periods or Fraction thereof (Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays excepted) $200.00
  2. For each of the third and fourth 24 hour periods or Fraction thereof (Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays excepted) $200.00
  3. For the fifth and each succeeding 24 hour period or Fraction thereof (Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays included) $200.00

These charges are in addition to any per diem or chassis charges for the detained equipment.

  1. Delay in trailer pickup charge:  No additional charge will be made for picking up trailers spotted under this item when such pickup can be performed within 30 minutes after arrival of driver and power until at premises of consignor, consignee or other party designated by them.  When a delay of more than 30 minutes is encountered, detention charges for vehicles with power will commence from the time of arrival as specified in Item 500.
  2. Strike interference charge:  When, because of strike of employees it is impossible for consignor, consignee or other party designated by them to make available for movement by carrier any partially loaded or empty trailers detained on their premises, detention charges in 4(a) will apply.

Sec. 5. – Records

A written record of the following information must be maintained by the carrier on all spotted trailers and such record must be kept available at all times:

  • Name and address of consignor, consignee or other party at whose premises the trailer is spotted;
  • Identification of spotted trailer;
  • Date and time of arrival of the trailer for spotting;
  • Date and time notification that the spotted trailer is ready for pickup was received by carrier;
  • Date and time of arrival and departure of power unit for pickup;
  • The duration of any strike induced delay on the premises of consignor, consignee or other designated party which resulted in carrier’s inability to obtain the release of any trailer, and any actions take to hasten the release;
  • Whether trailers are spotted under a prearranged schedule; and
  • When trailers spotted under prearranged schedule, the date and time specified therefore.

ITEM 510 DISTANCES

a)      Except as otherwise shown in tariffs making reference hereto, the distances shall be computed from the point of loading to the point of unloading by practical miles and shall be ascertained by compilation of distances as show in PC Miler current version.

b)      Where the shipper, consignee or owner requests transportation of a shipment over a route longer than the shortest route, the mileage over the longer route shall be used to determine the charge.

c)      In determination of mileage, fractions of a mile shall be increased to the next whole figure.

ITEM 545 EXPORT, IMPORT, COASTWISE AND INTERCOASTAL SHIPMENTS—
IN TRAILERS AND/OR CONTAINERS RECEIVED FROM OR DELIVERED TO WATER CARRIERS

International, export, import, coastwise, and inter coastal shipments will be transported in trailers and/or containers not owned by the motor common carriers parties to this tariff.  When shipments so handled are received from or delivered to water carriers, rates provided in tariffs governed hereby will apply on the weight of the shipments and power units including the weight of the trailers, and the shipments will be transported under the conditions and subject to the additional charges provided in this section.

APPLICATION OF GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 1:

1)      Loading shall, in no case, exceed the maximum weight that may be lawfully transported except where over weight permits are requested.

2)      Vehicle sizes refer to outside length of vehicle.

3)      Where time records are required motor common carrier must maintain such records and must make them available for inspection by authorized representative of regulatory authorities.

4)      When containers are to be moved over the highway secured to a chassis or bogey, such containers must be properly mounted on and secured to chassis or bogey when tendered.

5)      When loaded trailers or containers are received, such loaded trailers or containers must be sealed prior to acceptance.

6)      Each container moving under the provisions of this section will be considered as fully loaded or loaded to capacity.

7)      Shipments may be accorded stop off-in-transit for partial loading or partial unloading privileges.

APPLICATION OF GENERAL PROVISIONS – SHIPMENT IN CONTAINERS

Section 1:

1)      Shipments moving under United States Customs Bond will be subject to charge $100.00 per shipment or per container if more than one container is required to transport the shipment, to cover special handling, these charges will be in addition to the freight and other lawful charges, unless otherwise agreed upon. (See Note A)

2)      Except as provided in NOTE B, line-haul charges on shipments requiring United States Customs Clearance at a point other than the final destination will be assessed on the basis for rates applicable from points of origin to the point of United States Customs Clearance and from the point of United States Customs Clearance to the final destination.

3)       Shipments awaiting Customs Clearance will be subject to the detentions and charges as provided herein and such charges, if any, will be paid by the party responsible for the line haul freight charges.

NOTE A – Shipments moving under “United States Customs Bond” will not be accorded stopping-in-transit en route privileges.

NOTE B – Not applicable when the final destination is located within the terminal area (See ITEM 940) of the point of United States Customs Clearance.

 

ITEM 560 LINE HAUL RATES

 

Line haul rates are assessed at $3.00 per mile whether loaded or empty subject to a $350.00 minimum, unless otherwise agreed upon.

 

ITEM 563 FUEL SURCHARGE

All rates and charges published in this tariff are hereby or will on their effective date be increased as provided as follows, unless otherwise specifically stated in the contract.

In applying the provisions of this item, first determine the applicable net freight charges including all applicable increases.  The net freight charge so determined will be further subject to the surcharge provided.  Each participating carrier will be responsible for determining their specific surcharge in agreement with the bill to party.

The amount of the fuel surcharge is determined by the US National average Fuel Index as published by the US Department of Energy.  The current index may be obtained by calling 1(202) 586-6966.  The index is announced each Monday and the fuel surcharge will be adjusted accordingly the following Wednesday.  If Monday falls on a holiday, the index for the next business day that is not a holiday will be used to determine the applicable fuel surcharge, unless otherwise agreed upon.

ITEM 567
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OR SUBSTANCES

1)  Carrier will accept shipments of hazardous materials or substances for transportation in accordance with the transportation requirements of the US Department of Transportation.

2)  When Consignor/Consignee requests Carrier to transport hazardous materials or substances, a charge of $100.00 per shipment will apply.

ITEM 570 IMPRACTICABLE OPERATIONS

In no case shall the carrier be required to perform pickup or delivery service at any location from or to which, in the sole determination or discretion of carrier, it is impracticable to operate vehicles because of the condition of roads, streets, driveways, alleys or approaches thereto, inadequate loading or unloading facilities or any riot or strike.

ITEM 576 LIMITATION OF SIZE AND WEIGHT

The obligation to accept articles for shipment shall be subject to capacity, type of vehicle, facilities, equipment, and to requirements of laws or ordinances limiting or regulating the transportation of property of the use of vehicles and facilities.

ITEM 578 LOADING BY CONSIGNOR – UNLOADING BY CONSIGNEE

Carrier is not responsible for loading or unloading.

ITEM 769 PREPAYMENT OR GUARANTEE OF CHARGES

Except as provided, shipments will be accepted subject to the following provisions:

1)  A prepaid shipment is one on which the charges for transportation service rendered at the request of the consignor, including charges for any accessorial services performed at the request of the consignor are to be paid by the shipper.

2)  A collect shipment is one which the charges for transportation service including accessorial services rendered at the request of the consignee, or requested by the consignor for the consignee, are to be paid for by the consignee.

3)  A shipment on which charges are to be paid by a party other than the consignor or consignee will be accepted provided that the consignor has established credit with the carrier picking up the shipment at origin and guarantees to pay the charges if the third party fails to do so within the time allowed under the credit regulations of the Federal Highway Administration or state regulatory commission. Such a shipment will not be accepted if the consignor executes Section 7 of the Bill of Lading.

4)  If, in the judgment of the carrier picking-up a shipment at origin, the forced sale of the goods would not realize the total charges due at destination, the shipment must be prepaid.

5)  If a shipment is required by Section 4 hereof or by any provisions of this classification to be prepaid, it will be accepted on a collect basis if the consignor has established credit with the carrier picking up the shipment at origin and the consignor guarantees to pay the charges if the consignee fails to do so within the time allowed under the credit regulations of the Federal Highway Administration or state regulatory commission.  Such a shipment will not be accepted as collect shipment if the consignor executes section 7 of the Bill of Lading.

6)  Freight charges must be prepaid on all shipments consigned to or care of amusement parks, trade shows, chautauguas, fairs or exhibitions.

7)  All freight and accessorial charges on all shipments consigned to federal, state, county or local Governmental Bodies or agencies, including schools, must be prepaid or guaranteed.  (See Note A)

8)  All freight and accessorial charges on all shipments of Salvage Parts or Materials must be prepaid or guaranteed.

NOTE A:  Not applicable on shipments moving on Government Bills of Lading.

ITEM 770 PREPAYMENT OR COLLECTION OF FREIGHT CHARGES ON EXPORT SHIPMENTS
(See Note A)
All freight charges on shipments for export must be prepaid or invoiced to a third party.  Paragraph (2) of Item 769 shall not apply.

NOTE A:  The provisions of this item will not apply on shipments moving on Government Bills of Lading

ITEM 775
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOR FAILURE TO MAKE PAYMENT OF FREIGHT CHARGES

Failure to make payment of freight charges to subject carriers for services performed as a common carrier by subject carriers, which subsequently results in legal action (such as collections) taken against the debtor, will be subject to the following:

1)  Forfeiture of all discounts, allowances, commodity rates, brokerage agreements, incentives or any other rate reductions enjoyed by such debtor, if any, on all unpaid freight bills.

2)  A penalty of 125% of the remaining freight bill amount due subject carriers after having added back any forfeitures as described in Paragraph 1.

3)  In addition to the provisions of Paragraphs 1 and 2, debtor will be responsible for attorney fees and/or court costs associated with or as a result of any collection action.

ITEM 780
PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED ARTICLES

Sec. 1:  PROPERTY EXTRAORDINARY VALUE

Unless otherwise provided, the following property will not be accepted for shipment nor as premiums accompanying other articles:

Bank bills

Notes (bank)

Currency, other than coin

Original works of art

Deeds

Postage Stamps

Drafts

Precious Stones

Jewelry, other than costume or novelty jewelry

Revenue Stamps

Letters, with or without stamps affixed

Valuable papers of any kind

Museum exhibits or articles of antiquity

Sec. 2:  FREIGHT LIABLE TO DAMAGE OTHER FREIGHT OR EQUIPMENT

Carriers are not obligated to receive freight liable to impregnate or otherwise damage other freight or carriers’ equipment.  Such freight may be accepted and receipted for subject to delay for suitable equipment, or may, for lack of suitable equipment, be refused.

ITEM 810
FREEZABLE PROTECTION

Service is not offered unless in conjunction with service provided by an ocean carrier.

ITEM 900
STOPPING OFF FOR PARTIAL LOADING OR UNLOADING

1.  Stop Offs Permitted:

a)   After initial pickup stop at origin and prior to final delivery stop at destination, a shipment may be stopped for the purpose of picking up or delivering component parts of a single shipment at origin, at points en route to destination, or at destination.

b) Pickup or delivery service may be performed at additional loading or unloading sites at origin, destination or intermediate stop off points within the continuous plant property or premises of the party receiving the service provided the pickup or delivery sites are not intersected by more than one public thoroughfare.  A vehicle transfer charge of $84.00 will be assessed for each transfer, unless otherwise agreed upon, or vehicle from one loading or unloading site to another.  Pickup or delivery service between loading or unloading site separated by more than one public thoroughfare will be governed by other stop off provisions in this item.

2. Limitations:

a)      The total distance from initial origin to final destination via the stop off point or points will be used to compute line haul charges.

ITEM 910 STORAGE

Freight held in carrier’s possession by reason of an act or omission of the consignor or owner, or for customs clearance or inspection, and through no fault of the carrier, will be considered stored immediately and will be subject to the following provisions:

  1. Storage charges on freight awaiting line will begin at 7:00 AM, the day after freight is received by carrier.
  2. Storage charges on undelivered freight will begin at 7:00 AM the first calendar day after notice of arrival has been given, except no charges under this item will be made when actual tender of delivery is made within 24 hours after such notice of arrival has been given.

(a)    When carrier has been given instructions at time of shipment or prior to giving notice of arrival, that consignee will not accept freight for more than 24 hours, storage will begin at 7:00 AM the first business day after arrival at destination.

(b)    When carrier notifies consignee at 11:59 AM or earlier on the day freight is ready to be delivered and the consignee refuses to, or does not accept delivery on the day notified, storage charges as provided in Paragraph 4 of this item will begin from the time consignee was notified, and the provisions of Paragraph 2 of this item will not apply on shipments subject to detention as provided in Item 502.

  1. Freight stored in carrier’s possession which is subject to truckload or container load rates will be assessed the following charges:

 

PERIOD                                             CHARGES

For the first 24hrs or fraction thereof………………………$100.00

For the second 24hrs or fraction thereof………………………$150.00

For the third & each succeeding 24hrs or fraction thereof…$200.00

Per shipment or per vehicle if more than one vehicle is used to transport the shipment plus any per diem or chassis charges.  If with a power unit, these charges double.

 

  1. Storage charges under this item will end when carrier is enabled to deliver or transport the freight as a result of action by the consignee, consignor, owner or Customs Official.
  2. Storage charges under this item will apply on the day carrier places the freight in a public warehouse.  When carrier does place the freight a public warehouse, the following charges will be assessed:

449 center per 100 pounds, subject to a minimum charge per shipment of $44.90 and a maximum charge of $560.50 per shipment or per vehicle if more than one vehicle is used to transport the shipment.

ITEM 950
TERMINAL CHARGES AT PORTS

Unless otherwise provided, the rates and charges published in tariffs governed by this tariff do not include wharfage, usage, loading or unloading charges, or any other port terminal charges at piers, wharves, dockside terminals or warehouses, and carrier will not absorb said charges.

ITEM 957
TOLLS-CHARGES

When there is no other access to pick-up or delivery site except via a toll road or bridge the following charges will apply.

a)  Current toll charge will be added to all other lawful charges and must be prepaid by shipper or paid by consignee. 

ITEM 958 BILLS OF LADING

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ITEM 959
EXCESS WEIGHT

1)      EXCESS WEIGHT:  All weight in excess of legal gross vehicle weights on standard equipment or customers provided tri axle will have an additional charge of $50.00 per state, unless otherwise agreed upon.  Excess weight charges, permits, tire repair and slung cap replacement costs shall be for the account of the party paying the freight.

2)      OVERWEIGHT CITATIONS:  Overweight citations/fines shall be for the account of the party paying the freight and will be assess a handling charge of 2% of the amount of the citation/fine, with a minimum handling charge of $20.00 when correct weights are not described.

3)      OVERWEIGHT PERMITS:  Overweight permits can be obtained in various states however each state has different ruling and charges.  Please contact the terminal if arrangements need to be made for a movement.  Charges shall be for the account of the party paying for the freight and such charge shall be at a rate made exclusively by the Motor Carrier including transmissions.

ITEM 960
V
EHICLE ORDERED – NOT USED

Where through no fault of the motor carrier, the party requesting pick up or positioning of a chassis/container to or from any location, cancels the use of the equipment so requested at any time after the motor carrier comes into possession of the equipment, the full rate for the original move shall be applied.  The party responsible for paying the freight shall be invoiced as though the original move had been completed by the motor carrier for the account of the cargo.  Any ocean carrier changes caused by this act are the responsibility of the bill to party.

Item 970

Warehousing and Warehousing in Transit

Shipments that are placed in storage (due to no fault of First Coast Logistics or participating carriers noted in Item 105 (“Carriers”) whether in transit or not and either loose or containerized shall subject the Carriers to the same liability as that of a warehouseman.  Due diligence will be provided by Carriers.  Carriers have no knowledge of the value of the stored cargo and cannot verify the actual contents of the container/trailer.