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Carrier Specific Information as of March 30, 2020

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Mar 30, 2020 3:02:14 PM

UPS Global Freight Forwarding/Supply Chain Solutions

  • Effective March 23, 2020
  • All IAF Services will be charged a Capacity Surcharge based on the below schedule:


P.A.M. Transportation

  • Arkansas-based Carrier
  • Laid off 50 workers and drivers in response to automotive plant closures



  • Emergency Situation Surcharge to begin April 1, 2020
  • The Emergency Situation Surcharge will be applicable to all Time Definite International (TDI) shipments.
  • It is not applicable to Day Definite International (DDI – road) or Time Definite Domestic (TDD) shipments. It also does not apply to our Life Science and Healthcare customers and DHL Medical Express (WMX) shipments.
  • The Surcharge will be billed according to the below table:

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FedEx Freight

  • Effective Date 3/27/2020: FedEx Freight is no longer asking drivers to review restricted states, essential businesses, or commodities.
  • FedEx Freight has implemented a Rapid Return process which will prompt the carrier to return any load to the shipper on a revenue bill, for a load sent to a closed consignee.
  • This process change applies to all shipments regardless of Tariff.
  • This further enhances the importance of shippers to verify the consignee will open to accept deliveries before shipping.


YRC Worldwide

  • Effective March 25, 2020 YRCW companies suspended reimbursement for service failures on Guaranteed and Time-Critical shipments.
  • They are not expecting shipments to experience disruptions and priority will still be given to Guaranteed and Time-Critical shipments.


Topics: Insider, Logistics Management, Carrier Compliance, 3PL, Shipping

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