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Atlas Rates

Accessorial Services

Accessorial services are requested or required services provided for your shipment beyond the normal pickup and delivery charges. These charges are in addition to the transportation charges. Overtime rates apply when the service is performed between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, or at any time on Saturdays, Sundays, or defined holidays.

Accessorial services include, but are not limited to, the following:

Pack & unpack

Full service packing charges include the material and packing labor. The full service unpacking charge includes the unpacking labor. Full pack/unpack is used when the customer requests packing or unpacking of all or nearly all of the shipment. These charges are based on a per-cwt. rate multiplied by the weight of the shipment (less automobile weight).

The custom service packing charges apply on a per-carton basis and include the material and packing labor of these cartons when Atlas is requested to pack only a portion of the shipment (i.e. the customer elects to perform part of his or her own packing/unpacking.) Custom service unpacking charges apply on a per-carton basis and include unpacking labor of these cartons. These charges do not include specially-crafted TV cartons used to transport flat screen televisions. 

2018 Pack/Unpack Rates
2019 Pack/Unpack Rates

Flat screen television pack & unpack

These charges include the material and packing labor for specially-crafted cartons required to pack/unpack flat screen TVs. These charges are separate from the full pack/full unpack charges and apply on a per-carton basis.

2018 Regular Time Rates Per Carton
  Sched.1 Sched.2 Sched.3 Sched.4
Packing 594.73 603.42 609.51 630.07
Unpacking 37.68 43.47 47.52 61.26
2018 Overtime Rates Per Carton
  Sched.1 Sched.2 Sched.3 Sched.4
Packing 617.33 629.51 638.03 666.83
Unpacking 52.75 60.87 66.55 85.75
 
2019 Regular Time Rates Per Carton
  Sched.1 Sched.2 Sched.3 Sched.4
Packing 619.71 628.76 635.11 656.53
Unpacking 39.26 45.30 49.52 63.83
2019 Overtime Rates Per Carton
  Sched.1 Sched.2 Sched.3 Sched.4
Packing 643.26 655.95 664.83 694.84
Unpacking 54.97 63.43 69.35 89.35

 

Shuttle Service

Shuttle service applies when a smaller vehicle, or “shuttle,” is used to pick up or deliver the shipment at locations that are inaccessible to normal road-haul equipment. The shuttle is used to transfer the goods between the residence and the road-haul vehicle within 25 miles of the location where the shuttle is obtained. The charge is a flat amount based on the weight of the shipment or the portion of the shipment that is transferred between the vehicles and the location where the service is performed.

Metropolitan shuttle service will apply for all shipments originating from or destined to any point within the New York, NY zip codes listed below that require shuttle service.

Metropolitan Shuttle Service
Zip Codes General Area Description
100, 101, 102 
104 
112 
113 
 New York, NY (Manhattan Island)
 New York, NY (Bronx)
 New York, NY (Brooklyn)
 New York, NY (Queens)


2018 Shuttle Charges
2019 Shuttle Charges

Excess shuttle service applies when the distance between the facility where the shuttle vehicle is obtained and the road-haul vehicle is over 25 miles. This charge is a flat amount per 25 miles, or fraction thereof. If the distance between the facility and road-haul vehicle is 25 miles or less, the additional distance charge does not apply.

2018 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Shuttle Service - Regular Time 147.65 158.78 166.82 174.77
Shuttle Service - Overtime 221.48 238.17 250.23 262.16
 
2019 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Shuttle Service - Regular Time 153.85 165.45 173.83 182.11
Shuttle Service - Overtime 230.78 248.18 260.75 273.17
 

Light & Bulky Article and Weight Additive

The light and bulky article charge applies to cover loading and unloading service for items that are difficult to load due to their unusual or bulky size. This charge applies each time a complete loading and unloading service of the bulky item is performed.

2018 Rate: $231.81
 
2019 Rate: $241.55


The weight additive is an additional weight charge for the transportation of the item due to the item requiring the use of more van space than the weight of the item should require. All transportation and accessorial services will be based on the net scale weight of the shipment, plus the weight additive amount.

2018 Bulky Weight Additive List
2019 Bulky Weight Additive List

Ferry & Service Area

Ferry and service area charges will apply when transportation is to, from, or via the points listed based on the U.S. zip codes and Canadian postal codes assigned to the ferry or service charges. These charges are a per-cwt. rate multiplied by the weight of the shipment.

2018 Ferry Service Charges
2019 Ferry Service Charges

Extra Pickup or Delivery

Extra pickup or delivery occurs when the customer requests part of the shipment to be picked up or delivered to more than one address. This charge applies per extra stop.

2018 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Extra Pickup / Delivery 154.52 154.52 154.52 154.52
 
2019 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Extra Pickup / Delivery 161.01 161.01 161.01 161.01


Labor & Wait Time

Labor charges apply when services are performed but not included in the transportation charges and for which there are no other applicable tariff charges. These charges apply as hourly rates based on the number of workers and the length of the service performed. Overtime rates also apply during any hour on Good Friday when service is provided in the New York City area zip codes of 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 124, 125, 126, and 127.

Wait time charges also apply when holding the vehicle and workers at a location due to a delay caused by the customer.  These charges apply as hourly rates based on the number of workers and/or vehicles and the length of the service performed.

2018 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Extra Labor Regular Time 75.34 86.92 95.06 122.50
Extra Labor Overtime 105.48 121.69 133.08 171.50
 
2019 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Extra Labor Regular Time 78.50 90.57 99.05 127.65
Extra Labor Overtime 109.90 126.80 138.67 178.71


Overtime Load & unload

Overtime load and unload charges are additional charges for each overtime loading or overtime unloading at the request of the customer or when required by landlord requirements or prevailing laws or ordinances. Overtime load and unload charges only apply when loading or unloading is performed between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, or at any time on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. These charges are based on a per-cwt. rate multiplied by the weight of the shipment. 
 
Overtime load and unload charges also apply during any hour on Good Friday when service is provided in the New York City area zip codes of 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 124, 125, 126, and 127.

2018 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Loading / Unloading 10.26 12.60 14.76 17.38
 
2019 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Loading / Unloading 10.69 13.13 15.38 18.11


Storage-in-Transit

Storage-In-Transit (SIT) is the temporary holding of a shipment in a storage facility awaiting further transportation and/or delivery. This service is provided at the request of the customer, or if the delivery cannot be accomplished for reasons other than the fault of Atlas or due to impractical conditions. Charges for SIT include both a first-day rate and an additional-day rate.  

The charges apply based on the location of the storage facility, as requested or agreed to by the customer (usually at origin or destination), and the weight of the shipment, or portion of the shipment that is being stored. Rates apply based on the origin or destination service area determined by the first 3-digits of the US zip codes/Canadian postal codes. The first-day SIT rate is a per-cwt. rate multiplied by the weight of the shipment. The additional-day SIT rate is a per-cwt. rate multiplied by the number of additional days multiplied by the weight of the shipment.

2018 SIT Rates
2019 SIT Rates

Cartage

Cartage is the transportation of the shipment from residence to SIT or from SIT to residence when the distance between SIT and residence is 30 miles or less. This charge is a flat amount based on the weight of the shipment, or portion of thereof, that is being picked up or delivered.

2018 Cartage Charges
2019 Cartage Charges

Excess cartage applies when the distance between the storage facility and the residence is over 30 miles. This charge is a flat amount per 30 miles, or fraction thereof. If the distance between the facility and residence is 30 miles or less, the additional distance charge does not apply.

2018 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Cartage Regular Time 147.65 158.78 166.82 174.77
Cartage Overtime 221.48 238.17 250.23 262.16
 
2019 Sched. 1 Sched. 2 Sched. 3 Sched. 4
Cartage Regular Time 153.85 165.45 173.83 182.11
Cartage Overtime 230.78 248.18 260.75 273.17


Self mini warehouse

Self mini warehouse charges apply when customer requests pickup or delivery of items at a self-storage (mini-warehouse) facility. This charge is a flat amount based on the weight of the portion being placed into or removed from self mini warehouse. This charge only applies if the customer requests the van operator to go past the door or platform of the facility to load or unload the shipment.

2018 Mini Warehouse Charges
2019 Mini Warehouse Charges

Full Value Protection

Valuation is the degree of worth of a shipment and compensates the mover for assuming a greater degree of liability than that provided for in the base transportation rates of the tariff.  Full Value Protection requires the carrier to be liable to the customer for either the replacement value or the full cost of repairs of articles lost, missing, or damaged while in the carrier’s custody without deduction for depreciation as noted on the household goods Bill of Lading.

The minimum Full Value Protection (FVP) applicable on a shipment is based on $6.00 times the weight of the shipment or a minimum amount of $10,000 of coverage. Once this minimum amount is determined, the charge for Full Value Protection is based on the rates listed. A customer can choose no deductible, $250 deductible, or $500 deductible and may request more valuation for their shipment but may not have less than the minimum. 
 
Valuation amounts must be one of the categories listed in the chart. The rate for Alaskan shipments is doubled. FVP is available for household goods shipments only. Should the shipment go into storage-in-transit (SIT), the SIT valuation coverage is based on 10% of the shipment valuation for each 15 days, or portion thereof, that the shipment stays in SIT.

2018 FVP Charges 
2019 FVP Charges