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.
All import quotes are subject to customs brokerage services if needed. UWL reserves the right to charge a disbursement fee on the outlay of any US Customs Duties & Taxes at an amount of 3% when applicable.
All export quotes are subject to freight forwarding fees, SED, and/or AES filing fee if needed.
All Import and Export quotes are subject to customs advanced manifest filings fees for Japan (AFR), European Union countries (ENS), India (AMS), China (AMS), Israel (AMS), Turkey (AMS), USA (AMS), Canada (AMS), and Mexico (AMS). Any countries not mentioned in this list will be billed based on the VOCC’s published tariff rules.
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 and will be passed through based on the VOCC’s published tariff rules.
Rates are 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.
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 are based on Live Load/Unload.
Drop/Pick moves are subject to additional charges.
All moves are subject to a 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, truck or ocean will be assessed an overweight fee. These charges will be pass through charges based on the VOCC’s published tariff rules unless stated otherwise.
Transit times are estimated based on ocean carrier schedules, and intended to be used as a guide, not a guarantee.
Subject to extended gate fee for any shipments loaded/unloaded via local drayage through the Port of Oakland, CA.
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.
Late Gate Fee: Effective September 1st, 2018, A Late Gate Fee will be assessed from All USA Ports/Inland points to worldwide regions: In the event carrier agrees for a shipment to be returned to carriers nominated depot/terminal after a pre-defined cut-off time, a Late Gate-In fee shall be assessed.
The Late gate fee will be applicable as outlined. In addition to the Late Gate fee, any additional operational cost associated with late gate in request shall be to the customer’s account. Shipper/Merchant requested Late gate-in for any U.S. Port is subject to a fee per bill of lading for arrangement of late Gate-in provision, these charges will be pass through charges based on the VOCC’s published tariff rules.
Exceptions: 1. Late gate fee is not applicable for reefer and OOG shipments. 2. Late gate fee is not applicable for carrier haulage U.S. door move shipment. 3. Late gate fee is not applicable if the vessel cut-off advances and the customer as already booked his trucker (Merchant Haulage). 4. Late gate fee is not applicable if late rail billing is approved for intermodal MH (merchant haulage) moves.
Demurrage, Detention or Port Storage Charges– when applicable, these charges will be pass through charges based on the VOCC’s & sea terminal published tariff rules + 15% admin fee or minimum $50 (whichever is greater) if UWL pays these charges on customer's behalf.
Any fee not specifically outlined in this NRA agreement that requires an outlay on behalf of the Shipper/Importer could be charged an administration fee of 15%.
THE SHIPPER'S BOOKING OF CARGO AFTER RECEIVING THE TERMS OF THIS NRA OR NRA AMENDMENT CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THE RATES AND TERMS OF THIS NRA OR NRA AMENDMENT.
RATES ARE CALCULATED BASED ON CARGO RECEIPT / GATE IN DATE AT ORIGIN.