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Freezable Protection

Effective Date January 1, 2018

Item 810
Protection From Freezing Service
  1. When Consignor/Consignee requests a shipment be protected from freezing, the following liability provisions and charges will apply:
    1. Liabilities are not assumed by Carrier for shipments requiring protection from freezing under the following conditions:
      1. Appointment Delivery when outside normal delivery standard
      2. Order Notify
      3. COD
      4. In Bond requiring customs clearance
      5. Export Shipments without prior written approval
      6. Imported Shipments
      7. Consignor fails to mark the bill of lading “protect from freezing”, or words of similar purport. Such markings will be on each package requiring the service when shipment weighs less than 6,000 lbs
      8. Freezable shipments shipped from May 1st of one calendar year through October 31st of the same calendar year
      9. The commodities being shipped have a freezing point warmer than 32 degrees
    2. Charges will be $3.09 cwt, subject to a minimum charge of $29.00 per shipment in addition to the otherwise applicable rates and charges when pickup and delivery dates of the shipment are both within the November 1st of one calendar year through April 30th of the next calendar year
    3. PROTECTION FROM FREEZING may be withdrawn at Carrier’s discretion wholly or on an individual shipment basis such as:
      1. When the outside temperature is below 10 degrees Fahrenheit at pickup location
      2. Destination or through locations are embargoed because of temperatures and/or passable roadway conditions
      3. Equipment and protective resources are not available to reasonably keep shipments from freezing