LIMITED ACCESS PICKUP & DELIVERY LOCATIONS

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WHAT IS A LIMITED ACCESS LOCATION?

A limited access location is any destination that restricts trucks from entering an area. This includes any place that:

  • Is not open to the general walk-in public during normal business hours
  • Does not have personnel readily available to assist with the pick up or delivery, or does not have access to loading dock or platform
  • Requires a smaller truck for pickup or delivery
  • Is a sites that is gated, guarded, or secure

EXAMPLES OF LIMITED ACCESS PICKUP & DELIVERY LOCATIONS

Some examples of limited access locations are: airports, construction sites, churches, government facilities, farms, hotels/ motels, hospitals, schools, mini-storage facilities, nursing homes, prisons, and other such locations.

Limited access locations that have not been specified as such when the shipment was booked may be designated as limited access by the driver. This will result in a billing adjustment. To avoid the adjustment after the fact, select the Limited Access accessorial charge when booking the shipment.

NOT SURE IF YOUR PICKUP OR DELIVERY LOCATION IS LIMITED ACCESS?

Discuss the situation with one of our shipping agents. They will be able to help you determine whether or not your location needs to be designated as Limited Access. Call us at 800.716.7608.

 

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