Accessorials and Other Charges
All shipments are allotted TWO hours of free time for loading or unloading while the Driver waits. Detention time applies to wait time at destination/delivery location (time starts when carrier arrives at location) and applies to all loaded or empty container movements. (Updated 1/19/2023)
TWO hours free load/unload, after free time = $100/hr paid in 15 min increments. After the 4th hour, fee increases to $150/hr, paid in 15 minute increments. (Updated 1/19/2023)
Should detention time continue to the point that, at the completion of the loading/unloading, the driver is restricted by his HOS, forcing him into a 10-hour or 34-hour reset, a layover fee of $295 will be charged, in addition to applicable detention fees.
Dry Run Fee
A DRY RUN charge is equal to the original Line Haul + FSC.
Drop & Hook
One half of the Line Haul + FSC will be charged for each bob-tail (one-way) that occurs in a drop & hook scenario
Scale Light/Heavy Tickets
Bonded Carrier Fee
$75 per container
Fee to Rebill Per Diem
25% Admin Fee
Overweight Container Disclaimer
Palmetto Freight Carriers, LLC will not knowingly transport gross vehicle weight GVW in excess of applicable state statutes. Palmetto Freight Carriers, LLC will not be responsible for any charges, fines, citations, or other liabilities as a result of hauling loads in violation of weight regulations. Any overweight citation or fine is chargeable at cost plus fifteen percent (15%).
NOTE (Exports) - Customer WILL be charged an additional fee of $500 per state traveled, if container weight was under-stated, and after loaded, results in a gross vehicle weight GVW in excess of applicable state statutes.
** Container weight = Cargo + Tare **
Overweight 40ft/45ft Containers (Cargo + Tare)
$150 (over 44K lbs)
Add additional $115 for 40ft/45ft containers weighing over 55,000 lbs
Overweight 20ft Containers (Cargo + Tare)
$150 (over 40K lbs)
Add additional $115 for 20ft containers weighing over 48,000 lbs
Misrepresented Container Weight
When customer, consignee, and/or load docs misrepresent weight of container (ex. Customer and/or consignee under-represents container's weight legal weight = under 40k lbs), a misstated weight fee of $285 may be charged, in addition to the normal overweight and permit fees. Palmetto Freight Carriers, LLC will not be responsible for any charges, fines, citations, or other liabilities as a result of hauling loads in violation of weight regulations. Any overweight citation or fine is chargeable at cost plus fifteen percent (15%).
A $245 Hazmat Fee will be charged for all Hazmat loads. For exports: If hazmat placards are not provided at the time of loading, a Placard Fee of $75 will be charged.
A $150 Reefer Fee will be charged for all reefer loads. The following charges may also apply:
If diesel fuel is required for the genset during any period of storage, it will be charged to the customer/broker at cost.
If genset maintenance and/or monitoring costs are required during any period of storage, it will be charged to the customer/broker
A $100 port pull fee will be charged for each container that we pull from the port, rail, or depot.
Although we make every attempt to pull containers as close to the delivery date as possible, we can not guarantee the date we will have availability to pull. All containers will be pulled at our earliest convenience, in order to ensure deliveries are made on time and to prevent unwanted demurrage charges. A "pre-pull" fee will not be charged, however, chassis and storage fees will apply,
*By providing us with your Delivery Order and/or assigning a load to us, you hereby acknowledge our accessorial charges, and understand some or all may or may not apply to your specific situation.
Unless otherwise stipulated to, rate quoted does not apply to heavy, overweight loads, hazmat loads, reefer loads, or any loads not meeting DOT regulations or specifications. Palmetto Freight Carriers, LLC will not accept responsibility for any violation of DOT regulations or specifications.