This Circular governs the relationship between RBL and any Shipper, as well as the Shipper's customer(s), including the Actual Shipper. This Circular is not part of the inland contract of carriage, which RBL arranges as Shipper's agent. THIS CIRCULAR PUTS ALL SHIPPERS AND THEIR CUSTOMER(S) ON NOTICE THAT ALL RAILROAD AND TRUCKER DOCUMENTATION IS BINDING ON THOSE PARTIES. Liability, freight claims, storage charges, weight of lading, released valuation, hazardous materials rules, loading rules, articles not accepted for shipment and all other conditions of the rail carrier contract of carriage as set forth in the individual rail carriers' intermodal circulars and directories, Master Intermodal Transportation Agreement (MITA), memoranda and other documents as published by the rail carriers to govern intermodal shipments on their railroads, and in part as set forth in the contract provisions furnished herewith. SEE THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES FOR RAILROAD DOCUMENTATION WHICH IS BINDING ON ALL SHIPPERS (as defined in Item 5):
Shipper is responsible for any fines or charges levied by the rail carrier for failure to adhere to the rail carriers' documentation and is liable for any costs, damages, judgments, claims, losses, or expenses resulting from failure of Shipper or anyone acting at the request of Shipper to follow applicable rules and regulations, whether legally or rail carrier imposed.