Services & Fees: P
Port Additionals / Port Dues - Export
PAE
A pass through service that covers miscellaneous port expenses paid by the carrier and then billed to the customer. The carrier is familiar with the port authorities requirements, which can save the customer both time and inconvenience, if they should arrange payment themselves. This service is applies to all shipments as part of standard procedures
Port Additionals / Port Dues - Import
PAI
A pass through service that covers miscellaneous port expenses paid by the carrier and then billed to the customer. The carrier is familiar with the port authorities requirements, which can save the customer both time and inconvenience if they should arrange payment themselves. This service applies to all shipments as part of standard procedures.
Port Construction fee
PCF
Approved by local government authority in China
Phytosanitary Certificate Service
PHY
A service whereby the Carrier facilitates the government authenticated certification on behalf of the customer upon request. The certification confirms that the transported fruit and/or vegetables comply with specific health requirements. This service is applied based upon the customer's request.
Pick-Up/Drop-Off Service
PIO
A service provided by the carrier to allow the pick-up or drop-off of empty containers at an alternate container depot than the one stated on the Bill of Lading is Place of Receipt / Place of Delivery, where merchant haulage is involved. The service is applied upon request from the customer and when it is operationally feasible for the carrier.
Pre-Trip Inspection Service
PTI
A service arranged by the carrier to have a technician perform an extra check on temperature controlled containers to ensure that the unit is functional and ready to transport commodities at the required temperature settings. The inspection is performed before release of the empty container. This service is applied upon the customer’s request and/or to certain types of commodities where it is mandatory to be applied in order to permit transport of the shipment.