FXF 100 Rules Tariff

Definitions and Explanations of Terms

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

Effective Date January 4, 2016


Item 115-1

Rule

Definitions and Explanations of Terms

  1. The following definitions will apply.

Carrier - Consignor - Consignee - Includes the authorized representatives or agents of such "Carrier", "Consignor" or "Consignee".
Consignee to unload the shipment - 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.
Consignor to load the shipment - 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.
Converta Van - A trailer that can be used as a flatbed by removing side panels.
Doubles Trailer - A trailer not exceeding 29 feet in length.
Joint Line Traffic - The transportation of a shipment via two or more motor carriers, not including carriers performing pickup service at a point of origin or delivery service at point of destination or at intermediate interchange point as agent of the originating or delivery carriers.
Local Traffic - Local Haul - The same as Single Line Traffic.
Place - A particular street address or other designation of a factory, store, warehouse place of business or private residence at a "point".
Point - A particular city, town, village, community or other area which is treated as a unit for the application of line-haul rates.
Single Line Traffic - The pickup, transportation and delivery of a shipment via one carrier or via two or more motor carriers specifically designated as being considered as one carrier, whether pickup service at point of origin or delivery service at point of destination is performed by the carrier or for its account by another carrier as its agent.
Site - A particular platform or specific location for loading or unloading at a "Place".
Tractor - A mechanically powered unit used to propel or draw a doubles trailer, trailer or vehicle upon the highways.
Traffic handled direct - The transportation of a shipment via only one motor carrier (not including carriers specifically designated as being considered as one carrier), whether pickup service at point of origin or delivery service at point of destination is performed by such carrier or for its account by another carrier as its agent.
Truck - A wheeled power unit and cargo compartment combined as one unit for the transportation of property, or a tractor as described in paragraph "Tractor", coupled to a doubles trailer or vehicle, as described in paragraphs "Doubles Trailer" and "Vehicle".
Two-linehaul - three-linehaul - four-linehaul - Includes the carrier for whose account the provisions are published. Unless otherwise specifically provided, two or more carriers specifically designated as being considered as one carrier will be considered as only one line.
Vehicle - (Except when otherwise provided), any vehicle of not less than 40 feet in length or a combination of vehicles, each not more than 29 feet in length, drawn by a single power unit and used on the highways for the transportation of property.