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Trucking Accessorials


1. Hazardous Materials
Shipments containing regulated materials will be assessed a premium not including the freight charges. Contact Vision for conditions and charges

2. Valuation - Maximum Liability
The amount of any loss or damage, on goods moving within Canada or Canada to the United States, shall not exceed $2.00 per pound. If a higher value than $2.00 per pound is declared on the Bill of Lading, a 1% surcharge will apply.
Goods moving from the United States to Canada shall not exceed $25.00 per pound. If coverage is required in excess of $25.00 per pound please contact a Vision Transportation representative.

3. Protective Service (Heated)
A surcharge applied will be a percentage of the freight both on LTL and TL volumes. Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

4. Protective Service - (Temperature Control)
A surcharge applied will be a percentage of the freight charges based on TL volume. Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

5. Border Crossing
Delays at the border caused by the Customer or the Custom Broker, through no fault of Vision, will have an hourly rate applied or part thereof. This fee will apply on any unit delayed due to such items or, but not limited to, improper documentation. Contact Vision for conditions and charges applied.

6. Waiting Time
Free time for loading and off-loading will consist of:
TL Quantities - 1 hour
LTL Quantities - 1/2 hour
Time in excess of the allotted time will be billed an hourly rate, with a minimum chargeable time of one (1) hour. The above charges are based on appointment and/or commencement of loading/unloading of the trailer. Specialized equipment will be assessed depending upon the requirements involved.

7. Fuel Surcharge
Applied at the going National Standard of FCA/NATC fuel chart, altered monthly, and/or agreed upon charge between Vision sales and the external customer

8. Off-Line Miles
Where a customer requests for furtherance, re-routing or detour, additional miles to be billed at the greater of the rate per mile that the original load was tendered, based on the PC Miler or the Rand McNally scales, whichever applies.

9. Additional Stop Off/Pickup
Added pickups and/or stops of 1 person's goods at locations, other than the original pickup or final destination, will be billed at an additional rate for each pickup or stay. Extra mileage fees could be assessed for off-route locations.

10. Expedited Team Services
Unless previously agreed to and incorporated in the initial pricing agreement between Vision and the customer, a request for team service will be assessed at a premium on the freight charges.

11. Credit Policy
All accounts are due and payable 30 days from receipt of invoice. Interest charges are applicable at a rate of 24% annually

12. Layovers
Where the customer requires a driver layover for pickup and/or delivery at no fault of the carrier, an additional charge will apply.

13. Bill of Lading
Constitutes the complete legal contract of carriage between the carrier, 3rd party logistics, and the shipper. A separate bill must be issued for each shipment, and the particulars must be stated distinctly.

14. Trailer Demurrage
Twenty-four (24) hours of free time is provided after which trailer detention time will be applied. Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

15. Additional Handling
We'll provide for any shipment that requires special handling i.e. hand loading assistance, (lumper fees), driver assist, storage, etc. Administrative fees to be assessed at time of occurrence or in advance, if required.

16. Equipment Ordered - Not Used
A load cancellation fee will be assessed, should a load be cancelled after a power unit has been dispatched by Vision and on route. A minimum charge will also apply.

17. Special Pickup and Delivery (Indicated on the Bill of Lading)
Example: special rates, exhibitions, trade shows, construction sites, hydraulic tailgate, and/or where pickup or delivery not directly accessible to vehicles. Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

18. GST
Taxes where applicable (within Canada)

19. Private Residence - Pickup/Delivery
Charges to be assessed according to locality and requirement.

20. Lumper Fee
Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

21. Driver Assist - Inside Delivery
Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

22. Pump Truck
Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

23 After Hours Weekend and Holidays (pickup or deliveries)
Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

24. Tail gate Service
Contact Vision for conditions and charges.

 

 
 
             
       
             
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