Rule 2.12: Rating Cargo Using Commodity Descriptions


Publication Date: 3/1/2008

Effective Date: 3/1/2008

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Rule 2.12: Rating Cargo Using Commodity Descriptions

Carrier will apply the commodity description for rating purposes provided  by the Shipper or his agent on the Pro-Forma bill of lading, or if such is not provided, from the invoices for the cargo. Verification of bill of lading description shall be by comparison with Customs Declaration or Custom Entry. Commodity description may be corrected in the event of misdeclaration only when supported by Custom Declaration or Custom entry. Trade name are not acceptable commodity descriptions and Shippers are required to declare their commodities by their generally accepted common names.