Who Charges the PierPass Fee: Terminal Provider
Charge At: Destination
PierPass Fee Description: This is a supplementary terminal handling charge that applies to the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for both FCL and LCL.
It is applied for pick ups only during peak hours (weekday normal daytime hours). By encouraging off peak pickups, it eases congestion during peak hours, and covers the additional cost of nighttime operation.
AKA Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF).
PierPass Fee Tips: A standard pass through charge and legally not negotiable.