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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Rates quoted are based on the known charges, which are based upon the details given by the Shipper and/or Supplier. Shipment changes made after this offer as presented may result in a new quotation agreement.
  • Rates quoted are valid for shipments occurring on and after the stated effective date or the defined time frame as set forth in this agreement.
  • Rates quoted are valid only from the origin and to the destination as set forth in this agreement.
  • This quotation replaces any prior quoted rates and/or oral agreements/negotiations concerning the rates set forth above.
  • All import quotes are subject to customs brokerage services if needed.
  • All export quotes are subject to freight forwarding fees and/or AES filing fee if needed.
  • All rates are subject to applicable Tariff terms and conditions effective at time of shipment. This includes general rate increase, fuel increase, and peak season surcharges.
  • Rates are also subject to any origin terminal/port fees & destination terminal/port fees in local currency.
  • Subject to terminal wharfage fees, waiting time, congestion fees, toll fees when applicable unless stated otherwise.
  • Any applicable destination surcharges are prepaid unless otherwise stated.
  • It is the shipper's responsibility to ensure when wood packaging is used that they are ISPM 15 approved heat treated pallets/crates to prevent delays, rework, exams, and other shipping costs associated to return goods back to origin due to non-compliance.
  • All rates are subject to space and equipment availability.
  • Any free time provisions can be provided upon request, as an additional cost and will be for the account of Shipper / Consignee.
  • All hazardous cargo is subject to hazardous surcharges and approval at time of booking. May be subject to inspection at port of load & may incur additional fees.
  • Any additional inland costs incurred due to overweight cargo will be for the account of the shipper.
  • It is the shipper's responsibility to ensure the cargo is properly blocked & braced to prevent damage to the containers. Any damage is for the account of the shipper.
  • Any required lashing, unlashing, and securing, plus terminal handling fees for special equipment/cargo are at the account of the shipper.
  • Insurance can be quoted separately based on the cargo value provided.
  • Subject to Pier Pass fee for any shipments loaded/unloaded via local drayage through the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach or San Pedro, CA. All Door moves based on Live Load/Unload.
  • Drop/Pick additional. 2 hours’ free time. $85/hr of detention thereafter.
  • Brazil shipments are subject to: $60 Courier Fee, $150 Correction Fee, $150 Urgency Fee.
  • All amendments to Japanese AMS filing are subject to a $75 per B/L amendment fee.
  • All rates are subject to minimum $250 tri-axle fee (when applicable) for shipments over 38,000 lbs unless stated otherwise.
  • Drayage is subject to chassis rental fee, chassis splits, rail flip fees, and fuel fees when applicable unless stated otherwise.
  • All overweight shipments travelling via railroad will be assessed an overweight fee of $250/350 per container.
  • Transit times are estimated based on ocean carrier schedules, and intended to be used as a guide, not a guarantee.
  • When required, shipments are subject to Courier Fees. Domestic: $25, International $60-100. Subject to change without notice based on shipping date.
  • Subject to extended gate fee for any shipments loaded/unloaded via local drayage through the port of Oakland, CA.
  • Effective September 1st, 2017 shipments will be subject to $150 Heavy Cargo Surcharge on containers where payload exceeds 24 Metric Ton (24,000 Kilograms) moving via US Gulf and Florida ports.
  • LCL shipments are subject to a dimensional weight factor of 363 kgs = 1 cbm if applicable, unless otherwise specified.
  • Air freight shipments are subject to a dimensional weight factor of 167 kgs = 1 cbm if applicable, unless otherwise specified.
  • SOLAS VI Regulation 2 takes effect from July 1, 2016. According to this new global regulation, it is the Shipper’s (Exporter’s) responsibility to provide a Verified Gross Mass (VGM), in the appropriate timeframe and format to ensure same can be supplied to carriers, to UWL. Any costs associated with a Shipper’s failure to comply with these global requirements are the responsibility of and will accrue to the Shipper. Such failures can include, but are not limited to, failure in the accuracy of the provided information, failure of a third party the Shipper has relied on for loading or provision of documents or timely provision of the VGM to UWL and thus the carrier.