by Ari Ashe, JOC.com
The administrator of a new chassis pool covering the ports of Jacksonville, Savannah and Wilmington, NC, plans to charge a hefty penalty to trucking companies that use equipment without registering for the pool.
Drayage operators were required to register for previous iterations of the South Atlantic Chassis Pool (SACP), but invoices were not issued by Consolidated Chassis Management (CCM), which will administer and oversee the SACP 3.0. Registration details include the company name, US Department of Transportation number, Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement (UIIA) status, contact information for the billable party and an estimate of the number of chassis used annually, among other things.
“If you don’t register on our website and try to pick up a chassis in the new pool, you’ll be charged $100 per day,” CCM CEO Mike Wilson told the Journal of Commerce. “We’re not going to stop the driver at the gate, but we’re going to charge them a penalty rate.”
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