2017 Tariffs

SCHEDULE OF CHARGES AND RULES

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1

  2017

  

UNION COMPRESS WAREHOUSE

of West Memphis, AR, L.L.C.

 

Operated By

Union Service Industries, Inc.

APPLICABLE AT

 

WEST MEMPHIS, AR USWA #2-2757

CCC CODE #167003

 

 Other facilities affiliated with this company located at

 

DECATUR, AL CORDELE, GA

   

This Facility Bonded and Licensed under

U.S. Warehouse Act Subject to change without notice

 

SCHEDULE OF CHARGES AND RULES

 

Item #l            RECEIVING

Receiving and issuance of Electronic Warehouse Receipt and placing it in storage ………………………... per bale 2.25

Payment of AMS Classing Fee ………………………………………………………………………………   per bale 2.25

(Subject to change by AMS)

TOTAL RECEIVING CHARGE ………………………………………………………………………….… per bale 4.50

Converting Electronic Warehouse Receipt to Paper Warehouse Receipt upon request of Holder. Payment should accompany request……………………………………………………………………………………………… per bale .25

Converting Paper Warehouse Receipt to Electronic Warehouse Receipt upon request of Holder. Payment should accompany request …………………………………………………………………………………………….. per bale 0.25

 

Item#2         STORAGE AND INSURANCE

Storage and insurance per month or fractional part …………………………………………………………. per bale 4.00 NOTE: See Rule 3 for storage stop date; See Rule 12 and 13 for full terms and conditions of insurance carried on cotton and cotton linters.

 

Item#3         COMPRESSION

Not applicable.

 

Item#4        DELIVERY

Shipping: includes picking out by tag number, removing from storage, delivery to warehouse platform and loading to rail car, truck, or container…………………………............................................................................................. per bale 4.25

Applying mark/brand (5 characters) on bagging without a patch…………………………….....……......... per bale .50

Additional marking/branding in excess of five (5) characters………………………………………… per character 0.10   

Late Pick Up Fee. NOTE see rule 3.............................................................................................................. per bale 6.25    

Applying shipper tags………………………………………………………………………………………   per bale .50

Rearranging or reworking cotton on or in truck for any purpose…………………………………………..   per bale 1.00

Cancellation of order, after computer processing, prior to breakout ……………………………………….. per bale 1.00 NOTE: See Rule 4 and 16

 

Item #5       REWEIGHING/RESAMPLING

Including furnishing original and three copies of certified weight sheets.

Weighing at time of Shipment ……………………………………………………...............…………... per bale 2.00                                                                                                                    

Sampling at time of shipment ……………………………………………………………………………..... per bale 2.00

Weighing and sampling at time of shipment ……………………………………………………………...…   per bale 4.00

Weighing other than at time of shipment………………………………………………………………….…   per bale 4.00

Sampling other than at time of shipment ………………………………………………………………….…   per bale 4.00

Weighing and sampling other than at time of shipment ………………………………………………….….   per bale 6.00

Drawing an extra sample at time of any sampling ……………………………………………………….….   per bale 1.00

Furnishing extra copies of certified weight sheets in sets of four …………………………........…….… per bale 0.25 NOTE: See Rule 16

 

Item #6         TRANSIT COTTON

Compressed cotton for consolidation, or for any purpose, if for immediate shipment, will be received and loaded

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. per bale 2.50 NOTE: See Rule 4

 

Item #7         SMALL LOT CHARGE

All cotton removed from storage for any services including weighing, sampling, and/or loading cars, trucks or containers in order of TEN BALES OR LESS, EXTRA HANDLING CHARGE ……………………………………….. per bale 2.00

 

Item#8       MISCELLANEOUS

Typing, including reweighing ………………………………………………………………………………   per bale 15.00

Reconditioning damaged cotton (excluding fire damage)…………………………………. per bale-actual cost plus 10.00 NOTE: See Rule 6

Drying cotton received wet but not damaged………………………………………………………………… per bale 5.00

Furnishing sacks for samples per sack ………………………………………………………………………..     actual cost

Delivery of samples or types by postage, freight, or express carrier…………………………………………..   actual cost

Closing sample holes after sampling or at any other time…………………………………………..………… per bale 1.50 

Re-banding of bales received………………………………………………………………………………… per band 5.00

All bales must have an exposed 12 digit scannable PBI Tag, if one has to be made....................................... per bale 5.00

Restocking after break-out, shipping orders cancelled for any reason, or cotton not picked up within ten (10) days after scheduled date, will be returned to stock........................................................................................................… per bale 8.50

RUSH ORDERS: Shipments requested and agreed to by management needing to be shipped within five (5) business day less of receipt of order ........................................................................................................................................ per bales 4.50

 

The Following Rules Will Govern

 

1 - All accrued charges will be collected from party surrendering warehouse receipts. All bills are due and payable when and where service is performed. Charges on cotton linters same as cotton.

 

2 - Lien is claimed upon cotton for all charges advanced and service performed by this company.

 

3 - No cotton will be delivered or loaded until original receipts have been surrendered to the shipping warehouse. All shipments, whether by rail or truck, will be made when completed shipping instructions have been received through EWR. Storage will continue to accrue until loaded, except when the minimum shipping standard is not met in which case storage will be stopped, and in addition a penalty of two ($2.00) dollars per bale will be deducted from appropriate invoices.

To complete a shipping order on cotton shipped by truck, shippers or trucker must contact plant to arrange for date cotton will be picked up. (Dated Orders Inclusive).

If trucks do not pick up by 3:30 P.M. of the business day following the agreed pickup date, a penalty of six dollars and twenty five cent ($6.25) per bale will be assessed, and in addition, storage and insurance will continue until shipment is loaded. Truck loading hours are 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Drivers will be given the designated paperwork at time of shipment. If any additional paperwork is requested after shipment there will be a $25.00 administrative fee.

All non-resolved claims for non-compliance with shipping standards and the penalties referenced above shall be settled thru arbitration as adopted unanimously by CWAA membership.

 

4 - Shipping lists or service orders must have tag numbers of bales arranged numerically, containing hash mark total and made out in duplicate. Shipping lists covering transit cotton and/or cotton for carload consolidation must be logged with warehouse before arrival of cotton. This must be a master list, one sheet for each one hundred bales or less, listing first the bales in storage at consolidating warehouse and then following in groups bales from various origins showing warehouse or country origin of each group.

Five days will be allowed for assembling transit cotton for carload consolidation. If on hand over five days tariff storage rate will apply from date received in addition to consolidation charge.

 

5 - This company is not liable or responsible for any loss or damage due to delay for any reason, interior damage or any other damage resulting from irregular conditions not apparent, or for the accuracy of samples drawn by others, or any other cause beyond its control. Our responsibility for missing or inadequate samples will be limited to the replacement of samples of bales still on hand in our warehouse when notice of such missing or inadequate samples is received at our warehouses.

This schedule of Charges and Rules with any amendments thereto shall constitute the entire contract between the company and customer.

 

6 - For services performed and not mentioned specifically herein, when in direct interest of owners, charges shall be collected from the party benefited by same, such services and rates to be fully described on bills rendered.

 

7 - All cotton received in wet, muddy or damaged condition shall be put in condition immediately and the depositor will be assessed tariff charges for services.

 

8 - When wet, or damaged cotton is weighed, weigher will exercise his best judgment in making deductions, but this company does not guarantee such weighing, nor does it guarantee weights on dry cotton due to natural shrinkage.

 

9 - Accrued storage charges may be paid to any desired date but no credit will be allowed for unused portion of month's storage. The new storage month will begin the day following payment date. Any fractional part or a storage month will be counted as a full month. This applies to all cotton whether or not it involves change of ownership between persons, partnership or corporations including United States, State or City Governmental Departments.

For transferring ownership of record, where no physical operation is involved, there will be no charge. However, new storage will begin on  date of transfer, and no credit will be allowed storers for unused portion of month's storage. Original depositor will pay all storage and other charges up to and including date of transfer. New depositor will be charged at current rate.

 

10 - This company does not guarantee DENSITY of cotton where compression was performed by a gin or any other compression company.

 

11 - This company carries all risks insurance on baled cotton and cotton linters while in its legal custody and when consigned to it for storage, consolidation or compression in transit when in course of direct and continuous movement from cotton gins, where ginned, storage yards, platforms or warehouses (EXCLUDING, however, coverage of any kind on baled cotton and cotton linters while located on the premises of any gin, storage yard, platform, warehouse or any assembling point use for accumulating carload or truckload )

Insurance carried by this company excludes loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by acts of war, civil or Military authorities, rebellion, revolution, nuclear reaction or nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination, all whether controlled or uncontrolled, however direct loss or damage by fire resulting from nuclear reaction or nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination is insured against.

All goods are stored at owner's risk of loss or damages caused directly or indirectly by any occurrence excluded or not covered under insurance outlined above.

 

NOTE: Nothing in the foregoing shall be construed as releasing carrier from legal liability under bill of lading obligations.

 

NOTE: This Company shall be responsible only for the value covered by this Company's insurance in force. The master policy is available for inspection in this Company's headquarters office. Any additional insurance desired by the owner of the cotton shall be the responsibility of the owner.

 

IN CASE OF L.OSS OR DAMAGE TO COTTON OR COTTON LINTERS COVERED BY RULE 12, THIS COMPANY SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY NOTIFIED

 

LOSSES:

Actual Cash Value provided for in this contract shall be market value of uncompressed cotton based upon the nearest applicable USDA Spot Market Quotations for the location where the loss occurs at the time and place of loss, adjusted for any appropriate freight differential. In the event of no USDA Spot Quotations on the date of the loss, the Quotations of the market on the date next following the loss will be used.

It is understood and agreed, however, that Insurers shall always have the right, in lieu of Cash Payments, to replace any cotton with other cotton equivalent in value and as: nearly as practicable of the same grade and staple.

In the event of loss to baled cotton owned by producers the amount applicable to this rule shall be EITHER the actual market value, as provided for above, or loan amount the producer is entitled to under the 1990 Food Security Act and has not applied for prior to time of loss, WHICHEVER MAY BE HIGHER. Cotton in the Commodity Credit Corporation loan will be insured as provided by agreement with the Commodity Credit Corporation.

Our insurance coverage has no relation to the price for which baled cotton may have been or could be, sold or booked. Our insurance covers ONLY THE VALUE of the cotton as determined above at the time and place of loss.

This company reserves the right to deduct from any payments made under this rule charges representing handling, even though no receipt is issued for such cotton, also accrued storage and compression if loss occurs after bale is received. Full terms and conditions of insurance as provided for in rule 11 are set forth in a policy issued by a reputable insurance company, a copy of said policy is on file with U.S.D.A.-Administrator U.S. Warehouse Act.

 

12 - Acquired or pooled cotton of Commodity Credit Corporation, stored by this company under a special contract with the Commodity Credit Corporation provides that this company shall be released from the terms and conditions of this tariff and provisions contained in warehouse receipt relating to insurance at time cotton is pooled or acquired. Also, this company shall be released from the terms and conditions of Commodity Credit Corporation contract upon the sale or transfer of the cotton to any other person, firm or agency, governmental or otherwise. Such cotton upon sale or transfer by the Commodity Credit Corporation will be subject to tariff of this company in effect at date of sale or transfer. This rule also applies to reconcentrated loan cotton and cotton linters stored under contract with the Commodity Credit Corporation.

 

13 - Where we have been specifically notified of a dispute either prior to issuance of the warehouse receipt or after the warehouse receipt evidencing the cotton has been issued, if after investigating we have reasonable doubts as to the party entitled to the bale, we will hold the warehouse receipt and/or the cotton to see if the adverse claimants can reach agreement. If not, we will exercise our right to interplead in court.

 

14 - The net or gross weight as shown on the warehouse receipt represents the weight determined by our licensed weighers. The tare is as certified to us by the ginner or previous warehouseman. Under the joint bale packaging committee of the NCC, tare weight may only be adjusted at the request of the ginner or depositor.

 

15 - All claims on cotton shipped from our plants will only be considered if received by our Company within 30 days from the date of shipment. Furthermore, if claim is for condition of the bale, this company must be afforded the right to inspect the bale.

 

16 - All shipping, sample and resample list or service orders must contain a hash total.

 

17 - Samples stored at the warehouse will become the property of this company upon shipment of the corresponding bale.

 

 

DEPENDABLE, EFFICIENT WAREHOUSING SERVICE

 

DECATUR, ALA. (256) 353-3892

WEST MEMPHIS, AR. (870) 732-6566

CORDELE, GA. (912) 273-0296

 

Operated By

UNION SERVICE INDUSTRIES, INC. 780 RIDGE LAKE BLVD. SUITE 102

MEMPHIS, TN 38120

(901) 683-4242

FAX (901) 683-4337