1. Acceptance of Tariff Rates
Rate proposals are subject to acceptance within 30 days. Tariff rates is valid for 30 days; if
freight movements do not commence within 30 days of presentation, the tariff becomes null &
2. Tariff Rate Renewal
Tariff Rates are subject to review at Rates Expire Date, continued application of rates is conditional on
account being in good standing at all times.
Tax will be applied where applicable (HST / QST).
4. LTL Appointment/Call Notification
This charge will apply when an appointment delivery has been requested, the charge shall be $30.00 per LTL
5. Bill of Lading
All shipments require an accurate bill of lading with all pertinent information (Ie. shipper’s and
consignee’s full name, address, phone numbers, prepaid/collect or third-party billing, if temperature is
required, number of pieces/skids/cartons/crates/etc., total weight of the LTL or TL and/or cube,
appointment time, and any special delivery instructions). Postal/Zip codes with each address must be
provided. All bills of lading not marked as prepaid, or collect or third-party billing will be deemed as
prepaid – or as freight marked collect where consignee refuses to pay – delivery will be released and
treated as prepaid.
Shipper and Consignee are required to have a dock that can safely accommodate a 53’ Reefer/ live
unload unless described and agreed upon.
7. Lumper (aka Swamper) Fees
Rates exclude lumper fees and/or driver assist. Ippolito Transportation Inc will only pay lumper fees
and/or gate fees with the agreement of reimbursed in full by paying party.
8. Extra Labour Services, including Lumper (aka Swamper) Fees
When a pickup or delivery requires the services of more than one person due to shipment size, shape,
location or driver safety the charge shall be $50.00 per person, per hour subject to a minimum of one
9. Pallet Exchange Fee
Rates do not include the supply, return or exchange of pallets fee.
For LTL service freight temperature is 34-36 F. For Truckload service freight temperature will be set
according to Bill of Lading supplied and/or shipper/customer direction, should there be no temperature
indicated the truck will move at 34-36 F.
11. Load sealing
Shipper is responsible for sealing load and documenting the seal number on all applicable documents.
Ippolito Transportation Inc. does not carry any seals.
Carrier is not liable for loss, damage or shortage of any goods carried under the bill of lading unless
notice of same as clearly indicated on the bill of lading at the time of delivery. The statement of claim
must be filed within nine (9) months from date of shipment for complete shortages, and with two (2)
months of partial shortages or damages. A copy of the paid freight bill must accompany all claims.
Maximum carrier liability $2.00 per pound unless a higher value is declared on the bill of lading.
13. Exclusion of Consequential Damages
Subject to the limitations of liability contained in Carrier’s Bill of Lading. Carrier will not be held liable for
any miscellaneous charges or costs assessed by either shipper, consignee or any third party which do
not directly relate to the value of the goods transported, as determined at the time and place of
shipment. Examples of non-claimable charges or costs include but are not limited to the following:
penalties levied against shipper, carrier or a third party for late delivery, missed appointment, split
deliveries, shortages, damages and/or any non-compliance fines.
Ippolito Transportation Inc shall not be liable for loss, damage, or delay to any of the goods caused by an
act of God, riots, strikes, a defect or inherent vice in the goods, the act or default of the consignor,
owner or consignee, authority of law, and/or quarantine.
14. Detention time
30 minutes free loading or unloading time for LTL and 2 hours free for TL. Thereafter fees of $100/hour
will apply. Charges will commence following a 15-minute delay; minimum 30-minute charge.
15. Truckload Extra Stop
Truckload service extra pick-up and/or extra stop for delivery will be subject to a surcharge per stop and
is subject to fuel. The surcharge is base of $150.00.
16. Detention time
Detention time (Border Delays): 1 hour free. Thereafter an additional fee applies.
This charge applies when a customer asks us to store undelivered freight or freight awaiting
transportation. Undelivered Freight will be allowed 24 hours free time from the notice or arrival.
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays will not be used in the computation of free time, however, will be
included in the assessment of charges. The surcharge is $22.00 per pallet per day or $225.00 per
truckload per day.
18. Fuel Surcharge
Rates are non-inclusive of Fuel Surcharge. Rates herein are subject to 100% of the Ippolito
Transportation Inc LTL road and 100% of the Ippolito Transportation Inc Fuel Truckload road
rates. Fuel Surcharge are subject to change weekly and posted on the Ippolito Transportation Inc
LTL, Truckload, Flatbed and Storage service(s) subject to carrier availability and capacity.
20. Truck Ordered Not Used (TONU)
When Carrier, upon receipt of a request to pick up a shipment, or to furnish a vehicle to pick-up a
shipment, or for the exclusive use of a Shipper, has dispatched a vehicle for such purpose and, due to no
disability, fault or negligence on the part of the Carrier and the vehicle is not used, a charge of $300.00
21. Payment Terms
Freight charges are to be paid within 30 days from date of invoicing.
Last Edited: November 1, 2022