Re: Marketing Agreements & Contracts (was: Cranberries)

Greg Martin


Once a private?agreement or contract (commonly known as?a letter quote)?became public it became a tarriff.

Greg Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: John Hile <john66h@...>
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 6:31 am
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Marketing Agreements & Contracts (was: Cranberries)

--- In STMFC@..., tgregmrtn@... wrote:

Marketing agreements and contract were private and protected from
the public.
Unless, of course, the agreement became public through litigation...
See: Tank Car Corp. v. El Dorado Terminal Co., 308 U.S. 422 (1940) at

Or became subject to ICC regulation...
For example: the Freight Traffic Red Book has examples of special
multi-car (trainlot) rates applied for and approved on a case-by-case being bauxite from Mobile, AL to Vancover, WA, effective
June 20,1940.

John Hile

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