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RULE REVISION HISTORY
Rule 2.8 – DOCF - COMMODITY DESCRIP. & DOC/PREP HANDLING CHARGES

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REVISION 3 11/17/2017 11/17/2017 DOCF - COMMODITY DESCRIP. & DOC/PREP HANDLING CHARGES
REVISION 2 05/01/2017 05/31/2017 DOCF - COMMODITY DESCRIP. & DOC/PREP HANDLING CHARGES
REVISION 1 03/01/2017 03/01/2017 DOCF - COMMODITY DESCRIP. & DOC/PREP HANDLING CHARGES
Original 01/20/2016 01/20/2016 COMMODITY DESCRIPTIONS/DOCUMENTATION & PREP/HANDLING CHARGES

Displaying: REVISION 3 Published Date: 11/17/2017
Except as otherwise provided in individual TLIs (Rate
Items) or in paragraph e., Shipper MUST furnish, or arrange
for the preparation of, all documentation and information
required to export cargo from country of origin, to import
cargo into country of destination, and to transport cargo
through other countries between origin and destination.  In
addition to all documentation, Shipper MUST describe cargo
in sufficient detail to permit Carrier to rate cargo, and
MUST at a minimum comply with the following:
     
a. EXPORT FROM THE UNITED STATES:  Description of
   commodities shall be uniform on all copies of the B/L
   and MUST be in conformity with a validated U.S. Export
   Declaration and Consular Documents covering the
   shipment.  The Carrier shall verify the B/L description
   with the validated U.S. Export Declaration to insure
   accuracy.  Amendments or corrections in the commodity
   description will be accepted ONLY if validated by
   U.S.Customs and in conformity will all other shipping
   documents.  If shipments are NOT covered by a Shipper's
   Export Declaration, as permitted by Export Control
   Regulations, Shippers MUST insert the applicable
   commodity Schedule B number in the Line Copy of the B/L.
     
b. IMPORT INTO THE UNITED STATES:  Description of
   commodities shall be uniform on all copies of the B/L
   and MUST be in conformity with Customs Declaration or
   Customs Entry and Consular Documents.  The Carrier shall
   verify the B/L description with other shipping documents
   to insure accuracy.  Amendments or corrections in the
   commodity description will be accepted ONLY if supported
   by U.S. Customs Declaration, Customs Entry, Consular
   Documents and other shipping documents.
     
c. Trade names are NOT acceptable commodity descriptions.
   Shippers are required to declare their commodities by
   their generally accepted generic or common name.
     
d. Unless otherwise specified, the value of cargo, which is
   to be rated in accordance with a specific value-scale
   provided in this Tariff, will be determined on the basis
   of the value and net weight as declared in a validated
   U.S. Export Declaration, Customs Declaration, Customs
   Entry and/or Consular Documents.  Where there is a
   discrepancy between such documents, the highest
   declaration shall be used to calculate freight and
   additional charges.
     
e. Carrier will assess the Bill of Lading Processing Fee
   named below, for handling, processing and forwarding
   B/Ls issued to cover shipments moving under the Rules,
   Charges and Rates named in this Tariff:
    
     USD 10.00 per shipment (per B/L): See Exceptions
    
          
f. At the specific request of Shipper or his agent, Carrier
   will provide additional copies of the B/L and/or
   prepare, complete or process Export Declarations
   for U.S. Customs or prepare and process Export
   Declaration Data for the U.S. Bureau of Census, Bank
   Documents, Letters of Credit, Insurance Certificates or other
   Export Documentation and dispose of such documents in
   accordance with Shipper's instructions.  The fees for the
   preparation, completion or processing of the documents listed
   below will be as follows:
     
  1. Providing additional copies of the B/L and/or
     Preparing and processing basic Export Documentation
     necessary to export cargo from the country of origin
     or to import cargo into country of destination other
     than the documentation and services described in
     paragraphs f.2 thru f.10. below:
    
       USD 60.00 per shipment (per B/L)     

  2. Preparing and processing Bank Drafts and/or other Bank
     Documents:
       1. The first Bank Draft: USD 20.00 each
       2. The second and each additional Bank Draft: USD 30.00 each
       3. Handling Shipper's Letters of Credit: USD 35.00 each
       4. Completing Shipper's Commercial Invoice: USD 10.00 each
  
  3. Preparation of Shipper's Insurance Certificates: USD 10.00 each.
  
  4. Preparation of Certificate of Origin: USD 5.00 each.
  
  5. Consular Blanks and Fees on shipments destined to
     Ports and Points in Panama: USD 20.00 each.
     
  6. CORRECTIONS:
     Making Corrections and Changes to a Bill of Lading at
     Shipper's request (including changes to name of paying
     party)

     EXPIRES with 31 December 2017:. . . USD  0.00
     EFFECTIVE 1 January 2018: . . . . . USD 10.00
     
  7. Providing Proof of Delivery at Shipper's or
     Consignee's Request: USD 10.00 each
     
  8. IN-BOND SHIPMENTS:
    
     Service Charge for Handling "In-Bond" shipments
     containing any In-Bond cargo which documents must be
     validated at the Port of Exit -
       1. On LCL Shipments:  USD 20.00 per B/L
       2. On FCL Shipments:  USD 25.00 per B/L
      
  9. Preparation and Processing of CARICOM Invoices: USD 15.00 each
      
 10. U.S. Customs Vehicle Validation Service Fee:
      On Shipments FROM/THRU So.FL Origin Ports:
        USD 125.00 per Validation
      
 11. SED PREP:
     Preparation and Processing of SED (Shipper's Export Declaration):

    EFFECTIVE 1 January 2018  . . . . . USD 15.00 each
  
g. HAZARDOUS CARGO DOCUMENTATION CHARGES (HAZ DOCF): Carrier will
   assess the Hazaradous Cargo Documentation Charges named below, for
   preparing, handling, processing and/or forwarding all Documentation
   required by any governmental, Port or Customs agency when Hazardous
   Cargo as defined in Rule 16 is included in any shipment moving on
   the Rates and Provisions named in this Tariff Rate Section.
  
  1. On Any LCL, LS, FCL shipment containing Hazardous Cargo the
      HAZ DOCF will be:
  
       USD 80.00 per B/L for the first (or only) Hazardous UN#
         applicable to any Hazardous cargo included in the shipment,
         PLUS USD 15.00 for each additional Hazardous UN# applicable
         to additional Hazaradous cargo included in the shipment.
  
  2. On Any shipment of Vehicle(s) containing Hazardous Cargo the
      HAZ DOCF will be:
  
       USD 50.00 per Vehicle for the first (or only) Hazardous UN#
         applicable to any vehicle in the shipment, PLUS USD 15.00
         for each additional Hazardous UN# applicable to any Vehicle
         included in the shipment.






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