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Placing an Order

Ordering a Barge for Loading on an Active Contract

When placing an order for a barge loading, contact the appropriate Logistics Team member for the river area where your cargo is loading.  A list of our Logistics Team contacts and their river areas can be found by clicking HERE.  

Provide the following information to your Logistics Team contact: 

- Contract number
- N
umber of barges requested
- Loading and unloading locations, including the river, mile point, city and dock name
- Loading date
   ***ACBL requires a 14-day notice, or as otherwise stated on your contract, for barge delivery.  If this is not possible, we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
- Commodity to be loaded
       ***Including Material Safety Data Sheet upon request and; 
            specific cleaning instructions for the barge based on the cargo to be loaded, i.e. jackmopping the coaming caps
- Vessel name, ETA, and stevedore, if loading cargo from an import vessel

Need a Contract?  Request a Quote!

To request a freight rate quote, contact our Sales Team at 800-638-2134.