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Item 270

C.O.D. Shipments

Issue Date: 3/21/2022 (2nd revised)
Effective Date: 10/5/2015
Expiration Date:

C.O.D. Shipments will be accepted for transportation by DUBL, subject to the following:

  1. The amount of the C.O.D. must be noted on the Bill of Lading at the time shipment is tendered to DUBL.
  2. The charge for collecting and remitting the amount of each C.O.D. shipment will be 5% of the C.O.D. amount, subject to a minimum charge of $50.00.
  3. Only the following forms of payment will be accepted in payment of the C.O.D. amount:
    1. Cash up to a maximum of $350.00;
    2. Bank Cashier’s Checks
    3. Bank Certified Check
    4. Money Order
    5. Personal Check of the consignee when so authorized in writing or by endorsement on the Bill of Lading and shipping order by the consignor.

DUBL will accept only written requests from the consignor to return the shipment or to amend the Bill of Lading provisions on C.O.D. shipments subject to the provisions of this item by increasing, reducing, canceling or changing the form of payment of C.O.D. amounts, subject to the following:

  1. The charge for any amendment regarding the C.O.D. shall be $50.00 per shipment.
  2. All charges accrue under this item must be prepaid or guaranteed to the satisfaction of DUBL.
  3. DUBL does not obligate themselves to accept the changes provided herein but upon request, a reasonable effort will be made to do so.
  4. If a request to amend the provisions of a C.O.D. shipment is received after the shipment has been tendered for delivery and refused by the consignee, the shipment will also be assessed the applicable redelivery charge in addition to the charge for amending the C.O.D. Consignor must guarantee payment of both charges to the satisfaction of DUBL.

Shipments must be tendered on “Uniform Straight Bill of Lading” with the letters “C.O.D.” stamped, typed, or wrote on all Bill of Ladings and shipping orders immediately before name of consignee: or “C.O.D.” in red letters at least one inch in height with thickness of stroke 1⁄4 inch thick or greater must be stamped or printed across the face of the bill of lading.

Carrier will not accept shipments with a value of more than $3000.00. If carrier inadvertently accepts a COD shipment with the amount higher than $3000.00, carrier’s maximum exposure for collection, if any, will not exceed $3000.00.




Rules Tariff

  1. Item 100 Governing Publications
  2. Item 110 Definitions and Abbreviations
  3. Item 150 Application of Rates
  4. Item 160 Application of Tariff
  5. Item 171 Application of Classes (Exception to Item 171, STB NMF Series 100)
  6. Item 180 Application of Rates – Pallets
  7. Item 190 Guaranteed Service
  8. Item 200 Bill of Lading
  9. Item 210 Bills of Lading – Contract Terms and Conditions
  10. Item 220 Bills of Lading – Corrected (Notes 1, 2, & 3)
  11. Item 250 Bills of Lading – Freight Charge Collection
  12. Item 260 Late Payment Fees
  13. Item 270 C.O.D. Shipments
  14. Item 280 Blind Shipment and Shipment Coordination
  15. Item 300 Delivery By Appointment
  16. Item 320 Density, Method Of Determining
  17. Item 350 Detention Charges – Vehicles With Power Units
  18. Item 360 Detention – Vehicles Without Power Units
  19. Item 390 Dunnage Disposal
  20. Item 400 Exclusive Use of Vehicle
  21. Item 420 Descriptions - Missing or Non Rateable
  22. Item 450 Extra Labor – Loading or Unloading
  23. Item 470 Extreme Length
  24. Item 475 Fuel Surcharge (Notes 1, 2, 3, 4)
  25. Item 480 Hazardous Materials
  26. Item 490 Hydraulic Lift Gate
  27. Item 500 Impractical Operation
  28. Item 510 Inside Delivery or Pickup
  29. Item 525 Linear Foot Minimum Charge (Notes 1 & 2)
  30. Item 540 Pickup or Delivery - Lumper Service
  31. Item 560 Cargo Loss and Damage Claims
  32. Item 570 Limited Liability and Cargo Loss or Damage
  33. Item 575 Marking, Labeling, or Tagging Freight
  34. Item 585 Mixed Shipments - LTL
  35. Item 600 Notification Prior to Delivery
  36. Item 620 Prohibited or Restricted Articles
  37. Item 650 Minimum Charge for Low Density Freight (Note1)
  38. Item 700 Pick-Up and Delivery Service
  39. Item 720 Pickup or Delivery Service – Before or After Hours, Saturday, Sunday or Holidays
  40. Item 730 Pickup and Delivery Service North Dakota
  41. Item 731 Pickup and Delivery Service Colorado, Wyoming
  42. Item 732 Pickup and Delivery Service Nebraska
  43. Item 740 Pick up or Delivery Service – High Congestion Area
  44. Item 750 Pick up or Delivery – Grocery Warehouse or Food Distribution Cente
  45. Item 770 Reconsignment or Diversion
  46. Item 790 Redelivery
  47. Item 800 Construction Site Pickup or Delivery
  48. Item 810 Residential Delivery or Pick-Up
  49. Item 811 Limited Access Locations
  50. Item 830 Exhibition Sites/Trade Shows Pickup or Delivery
  51. Item 870 Sorting, Segregating, Assembling or Recouping
  52. Item 880 Stop Offs - Loading/Unloading
  53. Item 885 Reweigh and Inspection Charges
  54. Item 890 Storage Charges
  55. Item 910 Pickup Requested, But Cancelled or not available
  56. Item 920 Pickup and Delivery Service Port Of Houston
  57. Item 930 Pick up or Delivery Service – Airports
  58. Item 950 Inactive Pricing provisions.

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