What are limited access locations?

Information on what is considered a limited access location in freight shipping & how to quote if your shipping or delivery location falls under this category (eg. farms, airports, storage, schools...)

What are limited access locations illustration

A limited access location may be any commercial or non-commercial site where pick up or delivery is restricted, for one or more of the following reasons:

    • the location is not open to the general public during business hours;
    • the pick up/delivery requires setting up an appointment;
    • the location has gates or security inspections;
    • the location doesn’t have access to a loading dock or platform;
    • the location cannot accommodate a 53’ truck.

The term 'Limited Access' includes, but is not limited to the following:

    • Airports
    • Bars
    • Camps
    • Carnivals
    • Casinos
    • Cemeteries
    • Churches/Mosques/Synagogues/Temples
    • Colleges/Universities
    • Constructions Sites
    • Convents
    • Fairs
    • Farms
    • Golf Courses
    • Hotels/Motels/Resorts
    • Military Base/Installations
    • Mine Sites
    • Malls
    • Medical/Urgent care sites without a dock
    • Nuclear Power Plants
    • Night Clubs
    • Parks
    • Prisons
    • Ranches
    • Restaurants
    • Schools
    • Storage Units

Please note that this list is not final, and there could be exceptions.

If your pick up/delivery location is a limited access location, you need to indicate that on the quoting page. If you don’t include this information while quoting and you ship from/to a limited access location, the carrier will adjust your final bill with extra charges.

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