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To: BNSF International Intermodal Customers
06/11/2019

Port of Tacoma Fee Increase

Consistent with BNSF's policy on port and rail surcharges and special assessments, BNSF passes on container fees charged by the ports to customers. Effective July 1, 2019, container charges in the Port of Tacoma tariff will be increasing.

BNSF applies these charges on all intermodal containers originating or terminating at the Port of Tacoma. The fee is itemized on the freight bill. For further information, please see Item 4: Surcharges and Special Assessments in the BNSF Intermodal Rules and Policies Guide.

Container charges are included in Port of Tacoma Tariff No. 300 and the Notice of Tariff Changes can be viewed now on the Port of Tacoma website.

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