FXF 100 Rules Tariff

Application of Allowances, Commissions, and Off-Bill Discounts

US Section 1
US/Canada Section 2A
Intra Canada Section 2B
US/Mexico Section 3

Effective Date January 4, 2016


Item 200

Rule

Application of Allowances, Commissions, and Off-Bill Discounts

 
  1. Except as otherwise provided, all individual allowances, commissions, and off-bill discounts applied by Carrier are governed by this publication. Allowance, commissions, and off-bill discount publications are also governed by the specific governing publications and rules within the publication where the allowance, commissions, or off-bill discount is so published.
  2. Unless otherwise indicated in specific individual allowance, commissions, and off-bill publications, the following will apply for all allowances, commissions, and off -bill discounts:
    1. Allowances, commissions, and off-bill discounts apply only when the specific requirements provided in individual publications are met.
    2. Allowances, commissions, and off-bill discounts will be paid by Carrier 60 days from the date of shipment. In the event Carrier fails to pay the allowance or off-bill discount, the Customer must request payment within 180 days from the date of shipment or allowance or off-bill discount will not be paid and will be considered as forfeited.
    3. Allowances or off-bill discounts will not be paid and will be considered forfeited if any of the following requirements are met:
      1. Shipments rated at the applicable absolute minimum charge.
      2. Shipments weighing 20,000 pounds or more or rated as 20,000 pounds or more.
      3. Shipments moving on spot contracts(rates or charges quoted on specific movement per shipment).
      4. When for any one calendar month the otherwise applicable allowance and/or off-bill discount total for that month is less than $100.00.
    4. Commissions will not be paid and will be considered forfeited if any of the following requirements are met:
      1. Shipments weighing 20,000 pounds or more or rated as 20,000 pounds or more.
      2. Shipments moving on spot contracts (rates or charges quoted on specific movement per shipment).
      3. When for any one calendar month the otherwise applicable allowance and/or off-bill discount total for that month is less than $100.00.
      4. The commission discount will be paid only on linehaul revenue and only to the extent provided in the Customer’s individual published discount program.
  3. Unless otherwise indicated in individual pricing provisions the following will apply:
    1. The following provision applies for the application of Loading allowances:
      1. In lieu of pickup and loading service as provided in Item 750, when Consignor elects to load Carrier's pup/set, Carrier will spot pup/set at Consignor's dock or trailer parking area. When necessary, Consignor will move pup/set to facilitate loading. Consignor will load pup/set and notify Carrier when loaded pup/set are ready for removal.
      2. Loading allowance will be calculated on the actual weight of the shipment.
      3. Loading allowance will not apply on shipments loaded by Carrier or that require the Consignor to load.
    2. The following provision applies for the application of Unloading allowances:
      1. In lieu of delivery and unloading service as provided in Item 750, when Consignee elects to unload Carrier's pup/set, Carrier will spot pup/set at Consignee's dock or trailer parking area. When necessary, Consignee will move pup/set to facilitate unloading. Consignee will unload pup/set and notify Carrier when unloaded pup/set is ready for removal.
      2. Unloading allowance will be calculated on the actual weight of the shipment.
      3. Unloading allowance will not apply on shipments unloaded by Carrier or that require the Consignee to unload.
    3. The following provision applies for the application of pallet allowances: Pallet allowances will not be paid if Consignee elects to retain the pallet(s) or if Carrier returns the pallet(s) to Consignor.
    4. The following provision applies for the application of off-bill discounts:
      1. Each month, Carrier will compute the total qualifying revenue to determine the application of the volume dependent discount shown in individual pricing publication. The total qualifying revenue includes only linehaul charges accruing to the Carrier in connection with outbound prepaid and inbound collect single line shipments.
      2. The off-bill or volume dependent discount will not be paid on any of the following:
        1. Shipments rated per truckload or volume rates
        2. Shipments rated per commodity or commodity column or exception rates
        3. Shipments moving on spot contracts (rates or charges quoted on specific movement per shipment).
        4. Shipments rated per publications that do not specifically reference the off-bill or volume dependent discount, including outbound collect and inbound prepaid.
        5. Shipments billed to a Third Party debtor if other than party for which the off-bill or volume dependent discount was published.
        6. Shipments rated at the published absolute minimum charge.
        7. Optional and additional service fees and charges, fuel surcharges, and premium service charges such as, but not limited to, Close of Business Delivery and A.M. Delivery, shown as separate charges on individual invoices are specifically exempt from any off-bill discounts.
        8. Shipments to which Carrier has cancelled linehaul charges in accordance with Carrier's Money Back Guarantee program as contained in item 760 of this publication.
      3. The off-bill or volume dependent discount will be paid only on linehaul revenue and only to the extent provided in the Customer's individual published discount program.