BROKER – CONTRACT CARRIER AGREEMENT
This agreement dated _______________________, between Churchill Freight Services, Inc., of 2455 24th Street,
Detroit, MI 48216, hereinafter referred to as Broker, and _____________________________________, hereinafter
referred to as Carrier.
In consideration of the mutual promises of the parties, it is agreed:
1. Broker is a freight broker, duly authorized by the Surface Transportation Board (STB), as successor to the
Interstate Commerce Commission, under license MC 274553 to arrange for the transportation of property
by motor carrier on behalf of a motor carrier, consignor or consignee, and sufficiently controls the
transportation of the commodities to be tendered to carrier under this agreement.
2. Contract Carrier is a motor carrier of property duly authorized by the STB under Permit No.
MC____________ to provide compensated contract transportation of property for shippers (Consignors)
and receivers (Consignees) of General Commodities, and holds itself out to the public as such.
3. Broker, as an independent contractor, serves many shipper customers on a continuing basis which have
individually and/or collectively varying and distinct transportation needs for shipments between and among
various geographic points throughout the United States, and between the United States, Canada, and/or
Mexico which from time to time require dedication of equipment, refrigerated, containerized, bulk or other
specialized equipment, short notice driver/equipment availability, driver loading/unloading requirements,
loading/delivery scheduling, detention, overnight and weekend layover, LTL/TL or LCL/CL service,
variable traffic/shipment levels, protective service, stops in transit, direct dispatch, drop shipments, internal
deliveries, weekend/holiday shipments and deliveries, pooling or spotting trailers, priority traffic and
expedited service, special credit and payment terms, as well as electronic data interchange (EDI), and for
those reasons Broker, both derivat