Linear Foot Minimum Charge (Notes 1 & 2)
Except as otherwise provided, shipments which occupy more than 14 linear feet of vehicle space and more than one linear foot of vehicle floor space for each 350 pounds of shipment weight will be subject to a minimum charge based on the applicable class 77.5 rate multiplied by a calculated weight. The calculated weight shall be determined by multiplying the linear feet of vehicle floor space occupied by the shipment by 350 pounds for each linear foot, or portion thereof, of vehicle floor space occupied by the shipment.
NOTE 1 – Dugan Truck Line shall load as fully as conditions permit and in the least amount of linear feet possible, consistent with safety and precautions against damage and any loading or unloading or packing conditions requested by consignor on the Bill of Lading and observing all legal requirements of state and other regulatory bodies. When loading is performed by the consignor (or consignor’s agent) the linear feet occupied will be determined by the manner in which the consignor loads the shipment. Dugan Truck Line may rearrange the shipment to comply with the aforementioned legal requirements.
NOTE 2 – Shipments subject to the provisions of this Item will not be subject to any otherwise applicable discounts. The provisions of this item are not applicable in connection with shipments subject to TL rates, mileage rates, or EXCLUSIVE USE OF VEHICLE provisions.
Issue Date: 8/1/2012
Effective Date: 8/1/2012