FXF 100 Rules Tariff

Food Shipments

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

Effective Date January 2, 2017

Item 770


Food Shipments

  1. BILL OF LADING. Transportation of food items must be clearly identified on the Bill of Lading.
  2. PACKAGING.  Customer will only tender and Carrier will only accept food items packaged in a fully enclosed container as defined by the Food and Drug Administration and that does not require any environmental or temperature control.
  3. LIABILITY.  Customer shall, at its cost and expense, comply with the terms of this Rules Tariff and all applicable federal, state, local and International laws, rules and regulations pertaining to its shipments and shall be responsible for all costs, liabilities, delays, fines and expenses caused by, resulting from or otherwise associated with any noncompliance by Customer or Customer’s shipments with this Rules Tariff or any such laws, rules or regulations. Customer shall also be responsible for Carrier’s charges pertaining to any services performed by Carrier at Customer’s request for compliance with this Rules Tariff or any such laws, rules or regulations.
  4. REFUSAL OF SHIPMENT. In the event of refusal of a shipment by a consignee or in the event that Carrier, for any reason, is unable to deliver a shipment, Carrier shall notify Customer and storage charges will apply as defined in Item 910.  Should Customer fail to provide Carrier with disposition of the refused shipment within two (2) business days from Carrier’s notification, Customer agrees that Carrier shall have the right to dispose of the refused shipment at its sole discretion.