CONTAINER SERVICES: Containers
and chassis equipment transported by Great Central Transport, Inc.
are use controlled with limited "free time." To avoid equipment
usage charges assessed by the steamship line the designated
consignee must accept delivery within ( 48 ) hours after release and
released back to Great Central Transport, Inc. within 48 hours. Any
assessed charges (per diem or detention) billed by the steamship
lines will be the responsibility of the shipper, broker, consignee
or designated agent by Great Central Transport, Inc.
CASH ADVANCE CHARGES: Pursuant to California Civil Code
Section 2197, carriers that are required to
advance rail, steamship, and port charges on your behalf and are
permitted to recover these charges from you. Such charges can
include but are
not limited to demurrage, storage, flip charge and gate fees.
Charges assessed by a Container Freight Station for handling,
demurrage and container per diem may be recovered from you, the
shipper, broker or other designated agent.
WAITING TIME: All container loads are "live" unloads upon
arrival. The consignee shall
have a total of ( 1 ) hour free time for unloading. Waiting time in
( 1 ) hour or any portion thereafter shall be billed at an hourly rate
established by Great Central Transport, Inc. "No free time will be granted when a
required to assist in unloading the container." Waiting time will
upon arrival and conclude upon signed acceptance of goods by the
consignee or its warehouse.
DELIVERY RECEIPT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
It shall be the
responsibility of the consignee to review and note any
discrepancies related to the receiving or exported load. Signature
shipper or its designated agent or warehouse verifies that the cargo
received or shipped on the date shown, the seal was intact upon
receipt or release, the freight was in good condition, and any
time was as shown. For dropped containers the consignee
acknowledges receipt of the equipment and liability while on their
property and to protect the equipment from any damage or loss while
possession and to release the equipment back to Great Central
Payment terms for all accounts are Net 10.
Failure to pay any or all
invoices due Great Central Transport, Inc. will result in a lien on any cargo being
transported or stored and related charges not limited to security,
fees, and legal costs pursuant to California Civil Code Section
CONTAINER OVERWEIGHT CITATION:
Great Central Transport,
not assume responsibility for overweight
containers. It is the responsibility of the shipper to conform to
highway weight limitations when loading containers. All related
be billed to the shipper or its designated agent. It is recommended
that 20' containers not exceed 36,000 lbs. and 40' container not
42,000 lbs. Citations may also be issued if containers exceed
maximum allowed axle weight.
SERVICE AGREEMENT (WAREHOUSE & TRANSPORTATION):
All freight whether stored or transported is
deemed to be of a value of not more than 12.5 cents per pound,
including all liens unless the persons whom the warehouse receipts
are issued or delivery tickets signed for declare at the time
the merchandise is off loaded or signed for that the merchandise is
of a higher value that 12.5 cents per pound and such a value is
noted on receipt. The liability of GCT will be limited to the
actual not exceeding the 12.5 cents per pound. Increased
declared value will be subject to additional charges.
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