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To: BNSF Government and Machinery Customers

Billing Enhancement to Pay-for-Proposal Dimensional Clearance Request Program

In a Marketing News on February 18, 2009, BNSF announced a new Pay-for-Proposal model to improve the efficiency of the dimensional clearance request process. In an effort to make the process easier, customers will now have an additional billing option.

Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2009, customers who have credit with BNSF will have the option of being billed for clearance requests, instead of paying immediately via credit card. The two options will display at the time of request submittal on Choosing “Continue with Credit” will send you a miscellaneous charges bill for the clearance.

If you do not have credit with BNSF, you will continue to be required to pay for requests with credit card through the “Continue with Credit Card” option. To become a credit customer, click here to apply for credit.

For complete details regarding the new option, please visit our Dimensional Shipment Web page.

Questions regarding the clearance request system should be directed to the Clearance team at 817-539-4802 or Waybill submission and e-Cash questions should be directed to the e-Business Help Desk at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, 1. For any additional questions, please contact your BNSF Marketing Representative.

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