ITEM 521 Shipment Weight Verifications
At its sole discretion CSA may choose to reweigh shipments in its custody. If an error in weight is determined, CSA will correct the billed weight accordingly. The corrected weight will be used to assess proper freight charges.
When CSA is requested by the shipper to secure a certified public weight for any shipment, a $60.00 charge will apply.
ITEM 522 Storage
Freight held in CSA’s possession by reason of an act or omission of the consignor, consignee, or owner, or for customs clearance or inspection, and through no fault of CSA, will be considered stored immediately and will be subject to the following provisions:
1. Storage charges on undelivered freight will begin at 7AM the first business day after notice of arrival was provided. 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.
2. Freight stored in CSA’s possession will be assessed a charge of $5.00 per skid per 24 hour period.
Storage charges under this item will end when CSA is enabled to deliver or transport freight as a result of action by the consignee, consignor, owner, or customs official.
ITEM 523 Stop-Off Charges
Except as otherwise provided on shipments stopped to partially load or complete loading or for partial unloading, exclusive of initial pickup stop or final delivery stop, there will be a charge of $150.00 per stop in addition to agreed charges.
ITEM 524 Private Residences
When CSA is requested or required to make pick up or delivery at a private residence or other non-commercial location an additional charge of $50.00 will apply. This charge will include the initial notification to arrange delivery at the private residence.
Charges for this service will be added to the freight bill when service is requested by the consignor or will be collected from the party responsible for paying the freight charges.
ITEM 525 Limited Access Points
When a pickup or delivery occurs at a location with Limited Access, additional charges may apply.
Examples of Limited Access Points include:
Mini Storage Facilities
Container Freight Stations
ITEM 526 Blind Shipments
A request for Blind Shipment will be subject to the following definitions, conditions, and charges:
Only requests made prior to pickup will be considered for this service.
Carrier must be satisfied that the requester has the legal authority to divert the shipment.
Two Bills of Lading are required. The legal BOL must show actual origin city, state/province, and zip/postal and ultimate destination city, state/province, and zip/postal. For double blind shipments, three Bills of Lading are required.
Section 7 of the Bill of Lading cannot be signed (applicable to both the legal and blind Bills of Lading).
A charge of $75.00 will apply in addition to all other applicable charges and must be paid by the party requesting the service.
The requester must have established credit.
Carrier will make a diligent effort to execute a request for Blind Shipment, but will not be responsible if such service is not executed.
ITEM 527 Re-Consignment or Diversion
A request for the re-consignment or diversion of a shipment will be subject to the following definitions, conditions, and charges:
1. Definition of Re-Consignment or Diversion for the purpose of this rule the terms "re-consignment" and "diversion" are considered to be synonymous and the use of either will be considered to mean a change in the name of the consignor or consignee, a change in the place of delivery within original destination points, a change in the destination point, or a change in the instructions received by CSA prior to receipt of shipment.
Requests for re-consignment must be made in writing or confirmed in writing. CSA must be satisfied that the party making the request has the authority to do so. Conditional or qualified requests will not be accepted.
CSA will make a diligent effort to execute a request for re-consignment but will not be responsible if such a service is not affected.
All charges applicable to the shipment whether accrued or accruing must be paid or guaranteed to the satisfaction of CSA before re-consignment will be made.
Only the entire shipment, not portions of the shipment, may be re-consigned.
An order for re-consignment of a shipment shipping under uniform order Bills of Lading will not be considered valid unless, and until, the original Bill of Lading is surrendered as cancelled, endorsed, or exchanged.
Instruction for re-consignment of COD shipments will be accepted only from the consignor.
Request for re-consignment of "In Bond" shipments will be permitted. However, if requested, shipments will be stored at re-consignment point until such time as the new or revised clearance papers are received by CSA. Once received the shipment will be handled to destination.
ITEM 528 Re-Delivery of Shipments
When a shipment is tendered for delivery and through no fault of CSA the consignee cannot accept the shipment when it is made available to them, a re-delivery charge of $3.00 per hundred pounds with a minimum charge of $30.00 will apply.
All charges accruing under the provisions of this rule must be paid or guaranteed to the satisfaction of CSA by the party or parties requesting re-delivery.
ITEM 529 Returned Undelivered Shipments
Undelivered shipments that are returned to the shipper at the shipper’s request will be subject to applicable rates and charges in effect on the date of return from the new origin (the original destination of the outbound shipment) and to the new destination (the original origin of the outbound shipment.)
ITEM 530 Sorting or Segregating Shipments
Loading or unloading service does not include assembling, packing, unpacking, dismantling, inspecting, sorting, or segregating freight EXCEPT as provided in this item.
When a shipment is tendered to CSA in lots according to size, brand, flavour, or other characteristic and is so identified on the Bill of Lading or accompanying papers normal delivery service includes delivery of the shipment to the consignee in the same manner, including the placement of such sorted or segregated lots on the consignee’s platform.
No sorting or segregating charge will be made when the only service performed is a count necessary to determine the extent and identity of shortages or overages as may have been ascertained by a CSA employee.
If sorting or segregation of the merchandise takes longer than the free time period allocated for the specified weight LISTED IN THE BELOW PARAGRAPH, DETENTION, an additional charge of $0.70 per carton or $2.00 per hundred pounds with a minimum of $25.00 shall apply. These charges will be assessed to the payer of the shipment.
ITEM 531 Detention – Free Time Allowed for LTL or AQ Shipment – With Power Units
FREE TIME SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
Less-than-Truckload (LTL) 30 minutes
Truckload (TL) 60 minutes
When loading or unloading of a unit is delayed beyond the free time the charge per vehicle for each 15 minutes or fraction thereof beyond free time will be $18.75.
"LOADING" includes the furnishing to CSA of the Bill of Lading and required documents necessary for forwarding of the shipment.
A. Surrender to CSA of Bill of Lading for shipments.
B. Payment of lawful charges to CSA when required prior to delivery of the shipment.
C. Notification to CSA that the vehicle is unloaded.
D. Signing delivery receipt when CSA’s agent is present at unloading.
Computation of time shall begin upon notification by the driver to the responsible representative of the consignor or consignee of the arrival of the vehicle for loading or unloading and receipt by the driver of a signed Bill of Lading or Receipt for Delivery.
Computations of time are subject to, and are to be made within, the normal business day at the designated premises at place of pickup or delivery.
ITEM 532 Detention – Vehicles Without Power Units- Spotting or Dropping Trailers
This item applies when CSA’s vehicles without power units are delayed or detained on the premises of the consignor or consignee, or on other premises designated by them or as close thereto as conditions will permit, subject to the following provisions:
A. Subject to the availability of equipment CSA will spot empty or loaded trailers for loading or unloading on the premises of the consignor or consignee, or on other premises designated by them or as close thereto as conditions will permit.
B. Loading or unloading will be performed by the consignor, the consignee, or other party designated by them. In the case of spotting for loading the Bill of Lading must show "Shipper Load and Count."
C. CSA’s responsibility for safeguarding shipments loaded into trailers spotted under the provisions of this item shall begin when loading has been completed and possession thereof is taken by CSA.
D. CSA’s responsibility for safeguarding shipments unloaded from trailers spotted under the provisions of this item shall cease when the trailer is spotted at or on the site designated by the consignee.
E. The detention charges due to CSA will be assessed against the payer responsible for freight charges.
F. Spotted trailers will be allowed 24 consecutive hours of free time.
G. For each 24 hours or any fraction thereof a charge of $130.00 will be assessed.
ITEM 533 Detention of a Vehicle Furnished but Not Used
When CSA, upon receipt of a request to pick up an LTL or truckload shipment or furnish a vehicle for the exclusive use of a consignor, has dispatched a vehicle for such purpose and due to no disability, fault, or negligence on the part of CSA the vehicle is not used, a charge of $100.00 will be assessed against the consignor making such request.
ITEM 534 Extra Labour – Loading or Unloading
When requested by the consignor or consignee extra labour will be furnished by CSA for loading or unloading. The charge for each additional labourer will be $40.00 per hour with a minimum of 6 hours.
Time shall be computed from the time the extra labour arrives at the place of pickup or delivery until loading or unloading is completed. This charge will be assessed to the consignor if the extra labour is used for loading, and to the consignee if the extra labour is used for unloading. Extra labour will not be furnished unless requested by consignor or consignee.
The provisions of this item do not obligate CSA to furnish extra labour if such is not available at the point of loading or unloading.
ITEM 535 Lift-Gate Service
Performance of lift-gate service requested by a customer will be assessed a rate of $35.00 in addition to agreed-upon freight charges. Any accessorial charges including lift gate will be assessed to the company paying the bill.
Note: Service rate may vary for beyond points.
ITEM 536 Pallets, Platforms of Skids Required for the Movement of Goods
No charge will be made for the transportation of pallets, platforms, or skids provided the shipper specified the gross weight of the shipment and the actual weight of the pallets, platforms, or skids separately on the shipping order and Bill of Lading at the time of shipment, and provided further that when the entire shipment is not loaded on pallets, platforms, or skids the shipper specifies separately the weight of those articles which are not loaded on pallets, platforms, or skids.
When material not a part of the pallets, platforms, or skids is used to protect top of lading or to secure the load, an allowance will not be allowed for the weight of such materials.
In no case, after deducting the weight of the pallets, platforms, or skids to be transported without charge, shall the weight on which charges are based be less than the prescribed minimum weight. When sufficient pallets, platforms, or skids cannot be placed on the floor of the trailer to load the prescribed minimum weight, then pallets and palletized material must be capable of being double-decked. At the request of CSA the shipper will double-deck in loading.
The total weight of the pallet, platforms, or skids transported without charge will not exceed 1,000 pounds per shipment.
ITEM 537 Returned Cheques
Cheques received in payment of freight charges which are returned to CSA by a bank because of insufficient funds or any other reason not the fault of CSA will be subject to a charge of $50.00 plus any service fee assessed by CSA’s bank. This charge will be in addition to all other applicable charges.
ITEM 538 Customs or In Bond Freight
1. Shipments in-transit under U.S. Custom Bond for U.S. Customs clearance at a point in the United States will be assessed a charge of $2.00 per one hundred pounds subject to a minimum charge of $40.00 and a maximum charge of $160.00 per shipment or per trailer. Such charges shall be in addition to all other applicable charges.
2. Freight shipping in bond may not be included in the same shipment on the same Bill of Lading and shipping order with freight not shipping in bond.
3. Shipments awaiting U.S. Customs clearance will be subject to the applicable detention charges or storage charges. Detention charges, if any, will be assessed against the party responsible for line haul charges. For the purpose of applying storage rules and charges in connection with shipments in transport under U.S. Customs Bond notification to the Deputy Collector of Customs that a shipment is available for customs inspection will constitute tender of shipment for delivery.
4. Each I.T. permit (immediate transportation permit) issued for transport of an in bond shipment will be considered as a separate shipment and must be accompanied by one Bill of Lading and shipping order.
5. Shipments tendered in a vehicle sealed by or at the instructions of the consignor, or as required by competent authority, will be rated as a truckload shipment. On shipments cleared en-route by the U.S. Customs, and shipment beyond such clearance does not require a seal, normal rate and charges shall apply to the beyond point.
6. When necessary for CSA to purchase and apply "High Security Red In-Bond Seals" for shipments in transport under U.S. Customs Bond a charge of $35.00 per seal will be assessed. CSA will not be responsible for equipment or tools necessary for removal of High Security Red In-Bond seals.
7. Declared Value in excess of $2.00 per pound, ($4.41 per kilogram).
If the consignee has declared a value of the goods on the face of the bill which exceeds the above clause (no. 7) and CSA has agreed in writing to accept this shipment, the amount of any loss or damage for which CSA is liable shall not exceed the declared or actual value of the damaged or missing piece/s. A charge of 1% of the value exceeding the $2.00 per pound, ($4.41 per kilogram) will be assessed.