When Customer requests flatbed service, and Carrier is able to arrange for such equipment, the following provisions will apply:
A charge of $388.00 per hour or fraction thereof per flatbed trailer, subject to a $1140.00 minimum charge per trailer. The time used to calculate the hourly rate will be measured from/to the service center.
Flatbed service will be performed wholly within the boundaries of Carrier’s service center pickup and delivery area (no linehaul flatbed service). Flatbed trailers exceeding 29 feet in length are subject to double the flatbed charge per hour.
Charge applies on Carrier-owned or Shipper-owned flatbeds.
The bill of lading will be annotated “Flatbed Service” and reference the number of flatbeds and the total time service was performed.
Freight Collect terms will not be accepted.
When Consignor/Consignee, broker or any other party responsible requests a fork lift at the loading or unloading site (other than at Carrier’s service center), and Carrier is able to arrange for such equipment, the charge will be:
$290.00 per hour or fraction thereof for each unit of equipment used, for the actual time used for loading or unloading.
If other types of specialized equipment, such as a crane or mechanical device, is requested to load or unload the shipment, the responsibility for securing and paying for the equipment will be the party requesting the service.