The charges for this service will be paid by the party that requested the service, or guaranteed by the Shipper. Carrier is not obligated to perform such service when suitable vehicles equipped with such devices and operators are not available, or when such equipment is not available through a contractor or rental agency. When liftgate equipment is not available and Carrier personnel utilizes alternate means to move the freight from the vehicle to ground level, the liftgate charges named herein will apply. Services will only be rendered at locations that are safe and accessible to the vehicle.
Except as otherwise provided, when Carrier provides liftgate service, the charge will be $8.74 per cwt, subject to a minimum charge of $129.00 and a maximum charge of $426.00.
When liftgate service is performed at points within the states of Alaska and Hawaii, the charges as found in this Item 890 paragraph 1.A. will not apply. For application and charges for this service in Alaska and Hawaii, refer to applicable tariff publications.