What are limited access locations in freight shipping

What are limited access locations and how to quote if your pick up or delivery location are limited access

 An illustration of a 53’ and a straight truck according to shipping needs

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.

If you have any questions, you can chat with us, call our super-friendly Client Care team at (800) 886-4870 Ext. 1 or email us at [email protected].

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