Cargo Loss and Damage Claim Filing Time Frame - UP 4 Rules Tariff

Announcement Number: AG2013-72
Categories: All Agricultural Products
Posted Date: December 30, 2013

Effective February 1, 2014, the Union Pacific Railroad will amend the Loss and Damage claim filing period published in Tariff UP 4 item 122 from 12 months to 9 months. 

Below is a copy of the revision:

5. Claims

A.  As a condition of precedent for payment of a claim, claims must be filed in writing, via FAX or via
E.D.I. within nine months of the delivery date or in the event of non-delivery, within nine (9) months of
the expected delivery date. Such written or electronic communication shall comply with the minimum
requirements contained in 49 C.F.R. 1005.2(b). Claims may only be submitted by the beneficial owner
or a party to the transportation agreement

If you have any questions please contact your Union Pacific representative.