Rules

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Larsen Intermodal Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 57689 New Orleans, LA 70157
Phone (800) 949-8501

All shipments handled are subject to the following RULES and/or additional charges:

1.) Fuel Surcharge

Please telephone or email (link on website) for current fuel surcharge information.

2.) Hazardous Materials Surcharge

All shipments regulated by US-DOT under 49CFR will be assessed a hazmat surcharge of $125.00 per container or trailer.

Shippers will be required to furnish shipping documents and placards in accordance with 49CFR.

3.) Detention

Free time allowed for loading or unloading is two (2) hours, except as follows:

Pickups or deliveries within the commercial zone of New Orleans, LA are allowed one (1) hour of free time.

Multi-stop moves (split pickup or delivery) are allowed one (1) hour of free time per stop.

Detention, when incurred, is charged at $80.00 per hour, or fraction, pro rata (1/4 hour increments).

Drivers detained overnight will result in a layover charge of $250.00 per driver, per occurrence.

4.) Stop-Off Charges

An additional charge of $125 will apply to each enroute stop, when ordered.

Out of route stop-offs will be billed at the rate of $1.50 per mile plus the above ($125.00) charge.

5.) Lumper Fee / Driver Assisted Unloading

A $150.00 charge will be applied in addition to other charges.

6.) Overweight Fines

Over-gross or over-axle fines will be billed to the responsible party for the actual amount of the fine plus an administrative fee of $25.00.

7.) Permit Loads

Overweight or over dimension loads will be quoted based on the requirements of and the costs of the permit required.

8.) Per Diem or Storage Charges

Per Diem or Storage will be billed to the responsible party for the actual amount plus a 5% administrative fee.

Carrier (Larsen) is not liable for any per diem charges on pool equipment or on equipment held or stored at carriers or customers facilities to accommodate customer.

9.) Scale Fees / Weighing

The charge for weighing a trailer or container light or heavy will be $30.00 per scale ticket. An additional dray charge of $75.00 will apply on loads within commercial zone of New Orleans.

10.) Chassis Rental / Use

Chassis will be provided, subject to availability, at the charge listed below:

20′ tandem chassis $150.00
20′ tri-axle chassis $175.00
40′ tandem chassis $150.00

chassis used, held or delayed longer than 24 hours will be billed $30 per additional day for chassis use.

11.) Collect On Delivery (C.O.D.)

A minimum charge of $25.00 will be charged on C.O.D. shipments. C.O.D.’s in excess of $1,000.00 will be assessed at the rate of $25.00 / $1,000 value.

12.) After Hours Pickup or Delivery

Loads scheduled at or between the hours of 6:00P.M. and 6:00A.M. will be charged an additional $100.00 per load.

Any pickups or deliveries requested on a Saturday or a Sunday will be charged an additional $75 per load.
Larsen Intermodal Services will deliver on Saturday and Sunday orders subject to driver availability.

13.) Residential Delivery

Pickup or delivery to private residences will be assessed a charge of $75.00 per load, in addition to all other charges.

14.) Storage Of Sealed Loads

Containerized units (on wheels) will be stored at carrier’s facility at a charge of $50.00 per unit, per day.

Storage charges of one full day for each day will be applicable subject to the following:

– Customer is allowed free time of date of pull plus one (1) additional day.
– Saturdays, Sundays and holidays will all be charged once the daily storage begins.
– A full day will be assessed for the day the load leaves carrier yard, regardless of time of day.

See Item 8 in these rules regarding per diem. Carrier will not be responsible for any per diem charges resulting from storage of containers at carrier yard. Per Diem charges vary by shipping line and type of equipment. Specific per diem information can be provided by carrier upon request.

Carrier will not be responsible for shortage claims unless the seal is breached while in care and custody of the carrier. Yard storage is subject to carrier convenience and space availability. High value loads will not be stored at carrier yard overnight.

15.) Cleaning of trailers or containers

A charge of $75.00 per unit will be assessed when cleaning is required.

16.) Re-Delivery Charges

In the case of arrival “no billing” at any rail ramp or port facility with no billing in place, customer will be assessed one round trip local dray and carrier will transport the load to ITS facilities pending receipt of billing instructions. Storage charges (see Rule 14) will apply.

17.) Trailer Use Charge

In case of carrier supplying the trailer for use, free time allowed will be the day of arrival plus one calendar day. Charges of $50.00 per trailer per day will be applicable beyond free time.

18.) Breakbulk pickup/delivery from or to piers or wharves

A surcharge of $50.00 for breakbulk pickup or deliveries, piers or wharves, will apply in New Orleans, LA or Gulfport, MS or Mobile, AL.

19.) Convention Center / New Orleans

A surcharge of $75.00 will be applicable for each trailer or container going to or from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

20.) Refrigerated Containers (reefers)

A surcharge of $75.00 will be applicable to each reefer container handled.

21.) Flat-Rack Containers / Open Top Containers

A surcharge of $75 will be applicable to each flat-rack or open top container handled.

22.) Shipper Controlled pools

Carrier will not accept liability or equipment while in the care and custody of the shipper. Carrier (Larsen) will not liable for per diem charges on pool equipment.

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