Linear Foot Minimum Charge (Notes 1 & 2)
Issue Date: 4/30/2020 (2nd Revised)
Effective Date: 6/1/2020
Shipments occupying more than twelve (12) linear feet of trailer will be subject to a minimum charge of sixteen cents ($0.16) per linear foot per mile and not less than $400.00. Published fuels surcharge will apply. Linear feet shall be determined by actual dimesion or by dividing the total weight of the shipment by 1000 (under no circumstances will the determined linear feet be less than 1000 pound per foot), whichever is greater. Maximum liability will not exceed $1.00 per pound per piece damaged or lost.
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.
NOTE 3 - For the purpose of applying this rule and charge, when two or more shipments are tendered to DUBL by the same Consignor, from the same place during one calendar day for delivery to the same consignee at one place and where remittace will be paid by the same payor, they will be considered one shipment.