Daily Archives: October 8, 2012

Vitran Express would like to announce some modifications to our Tariff Rules

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Vitran Express would like to announce some modifications to our Tariff Rules effective Monday, October 8. Item 575 Linear Foot Minimum Charge – Shipments utilizing 20 to 28 linear feet of a trailer will be charged the LTL price subject to the greater of $500 or $2.60 per mile, plus fuel. 29 feet to 53 feet is charged the LTL price subject to a minimum of $4.60 per mile or $750, plus fuel. Item 611 Minimum Charge Density – For a shipment occupying 750 cubic feet or more, the minimum charge will be computed using the customer’s base rate and discount at class 100 regardless of the actual class or FAK. The weight to use is calculated by multiplying the cubic feet used by 6 pounds per cubic foot. Item 997 Articles Exceeding 12 Linear Feet – Items exceeding 12 and up to 20 linear feet will be assessed an additional charge of $75. Articles over 20 feet and up to 28 feet will be charged $150.