RULE: 7.1 - EXTENSION OF CREDIT FOR PAYMENT OF FREIGHT CHARGES
a. Carrier or its duly authorized agent, may, upon request of the Shipper, Freight Forwarder,
Consignee or Beneficial Cargo Owner, extend credit to the party listed in the B/L as responsible for
the payment of freight and charges, in amounts not to exceed freight, assessorial, terminal and/or
advanced charges. The credit period shall be 7 (seven) calendar days from the date of delivery of
cargo in the case of collect shipments or from the date of originating Carrier's cargo receipt in the
case of prepaid shipments.
b. If freight and/or other charges are NOT paid within the credit period specified above, the Carrier
will cancel the delinquent party's credit privileges after which time ALL freight and assessorial
charges applying on shipments moving for the account of such party MUST be paid in cash, cashier's
check or money order at the time, or prior to the time, cargo is tendered to originating Carrier for
c. If any party responsible for the payment of charges fails or refuses to pay lawful freight and/or
other charges due as specified above, Carrier shall be entitled to recover all collection costs
incurred, including but not limited to, the past due fee named in paragraph c. above, reasonable
collection agency fees, attorney's fees and court costs.