FREIGHT RULES AND REGULATIONS
  1. All freight must be properly packaged for cross bay transportation.
  2. Freight arriving at Coastline Freight must contain the following information: destination, date to ship, billing party, receiving party on Fire Island, contact phone numbers and any special instructions.
  3. Freight received, not properly packaged for cross bay transport, will be re-packed by Coastline Freight at an additional cost to the customer, before shipping to Fire Island.
  4. All freight must be signed for at receiving dock unless prior arrangements have been made. Customer accepts full responsibility for any freight left on community freight dock.
  5. Freight not signed for at receiving dock will be returned to the Sayville warehouse until new shipping arrangements are made. Additional freight charges will be assessed when this occurs.
  6. Deliveries made directly to houses must be arranged prior to day of shipping and will be governed by community ordinances.
  7. Customer may make access to house available to Coastline Freight in their absence for delivery purposes, at the customer's responsibility.
  8. Freight is shipped on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  9. Freight arriving at the Sayville warehouse after 10:00 AM of shipment date will be shipped at the discretion of Coastline Freight, depending on space aboard the freight boat.
  10. Current freight boat schedule and hours of operation are available on our website.
  11. Coastline Freight reserves the right to cancel, add, or otherwise modify its schedule and hours of operation without notice.
  12. Coastline Freight will inspect and sign for packages during normal operating hours. Inspection will be limited to the condition of the external packaging only. Coastline Freight WILL NOT open and inspect or be held responsible for the CONTENTS of any packages. Physical damage to packing will be noted on customers receipt from trucker.
  13. Coastline Freight shall enforce the respective community rules and regulations governing the freight dock area.
  14. All packaging material associated with a freight delivery shall be removed from the freight dock area by the customer.
  15. Freight is shipped on a C.O.D. basis unless prior credit arrangements have been made.
  16. Coastline Freight reserves the right to hold freight shipments against any past due accounts. Any freight held will be assessed a storage and warehouse fee until the account is brought current.
  17. Any claims against Coastline Freight for damaged merchandise must be noted on original packing list at time of acceptance. Failure to do so shall absolve Coastline Freight of any further liability. Coastline Freight limits all liability to a maximum of $250 per item. Insurance over the maximum limit of $250 per item is available for an additional charge.
  18. All freight must be loaded and unloaded in our receiving area. If the shipper is unable to unload and needs our assistance there will be an additional handling fee. Please see Receiving / Shipping for details.

Shipping

Please address all freight items to the following:
YOUR NAME (C/O)
COASTLINE FREIGHT
68 RIVER ROAD
SAYVILLE, NY 11782
Freight must be properly packaged for cross bay transportation and contain the following information:
  1. Your Name
  2. Destination
  3. Receiving Party on FI
  4. Contact Phone Number
  5. Any Special Instructions
  6. Shipping Date

Receiving

(Fire Island)
All freight must be signed for at the dock unless arrangements have been made prior. Freight not met at the dock will be returned to Sayville and stored until new shipping arrangements are made and an additional freight charge will be assessed when this occurs.

Receiving

(Sayville)
Freight must be placed on the receiving area outside our building at 68 River Road. If your shipper cannot place the freight in our receiving area, please contact us to make arrangements.