Alcoa Recycling Deficient Weight Policy (PDF)

Management Process/Procedures Manual
UBC Deficient Weight Policy
AR-004 Rev 02
Date: 9/12/2013
Supersedes: 11/3/2011
Document Manager: Larry Dudak
Approved by: Larry Dudak
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Alcoa Recycling
Revision Date: 9/11/2013
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TITLE: UBC Deficient Weight Policy
1.0
PURPOSE:
The purpose of this quality policy is to clearly communicate the weight requirements using
FOB shipping point terms for both truckload and railcar shipments of UBC (Used Beverage
Containers) to Alcoa Recycling member companies facilities.
2.0
RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY:
All Alcoa Recycling supplier locations
3.0
UBC Deficient Weight Policy Requirements
The minimum acceptable weights for truckload and railcar shipments of UBC (Used
Beverage Containers) are outlined below:
Minimum
Truckload
Weight
Minimum
Railcar
Weight
UBC in Bale Form
38,000lbs
83,000lbs
UBC in Densified
Biscuit Form
40,000lbs
110,000lbs
Product
Deficient weight charges will apply when the gross weight minus the tare weight (before
moisture and dunnage deductions) is less than the minimum weight shown above. For
loads originating in Eastern States or provinces, the shipper will be charged $.040/lb. on
the amount of deficient weight. For loads originating in Western States or provinces, the
shipper will be charged $0.08/lb. on the amount of deficient weight.
Western States and Provinces Defined As:
AB
BC
SK
WA
CA
AZ
OR
ID
NV
UT
WY
NM
MT
CO
Eastern States and Provinces Defined As:
All Others
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Alcoa Recycling
Revision Date: 9/11/2013
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TITLE: UBC Deficient Weight Policy
Deficient Weight Formula Calculation:
Example
Bales
Trucks
Gross Weight:
Tare Weight
Net Weight
Minimum Acceptable:
Deficient Weight
Deficient Penalty
Deficient Penalty $$
Railcars
Gross Weight:
Tare Weight
Net Weight
Biscuits
East
West
East
West
66,500
66,500
73,000
73,000
34,500
34,500
34,500
34,500
32,000
32,000
38,500
38,500
38,000
38,000
40,000
40,000
(6,000)
(6,000)
(1,500)
(1,500)
$ 0.0400
$
($240.00)
0.0800
$
0.0400
$
0.0800
($480.00)
($60.00)
($120.00)
East
West
East
West
142,000
142,000
163,000
163,000
63,000
63,000
63,000
63,000
79,000
79,000
100,000
100,000
Minimum Acceptable:
83,000
83,000
110,000
110,000
Deficient Weight
Deficient Penalty
(4,000)
(4,000)
(10,000)
(10,000)
Deficient Penalty $$
$ 0.0400
($160.00)
$
0.0800
($320.00)
$
0.0400
($400.00)
$
0.0800
($800.00)
Alcoa Recycling
TITLE: UBC Deficient Weight Policy
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Revision Date: 9/11/2013
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CHANGE CONTROL:
The requirements of this procedure are in effect until it is revised and the revision has been
approved or until the procedure has been revoked by the positions represented by the
individual(s) shown on the cover page.
1. 9/12/2013 – Revised – Alcoa Recycling name
2. 11/03/2011 – Revised – New form number and cover page
3. [[Mo]/[Day]/2011 – Revised [describe revision to the process here] / Revoked
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