COD (Collect on Delivery) Shipments

Except as otherwise provided, Collect on Delivery shipments will be accepted subject to the following provisions and charges:

  • C.O.D shipments will only be accepted for transportation and collection when requested, in advance and in writing then confirmed in writing by the Forwarder.
  • Collection must be made before shipment is delivered to consignee.
  • Collection will be made only in cash, or by certified check, money order, or cashier's check, unless otherwise specified by the shipper.
  • The letters, "C.O.D." must be stamped, typed or written on the Bill of Lading or Shipping Order immediately before the name of the Consignee. The name of the payee, if other than the Consignor, must be shown. The Collect on Delivery amount must be clearly shown in the space provided for this purpose on the Bill of Lading and Shipping Order.
  • C.O.D. shipments will not be accepted with the privilege of examination or trial, nor bearing instructions to make partial delivery.
  • C.O.D. shipments will not be accepted or receipted for when billed to the Consignee with instructions to collect charges from another firm or person.
  • The charge for collecting and remitting C.O.D. bills will be collected from the party responsible for the regular freight charges.
  • The charge for collecting and remitting C.O.D. collections will be 3% of invoice with a minimum charge of $75.00.