OCTOBER 25-27, 2013 • PALM SPRINGS
SHIPPING, FREIGHT, AND MATERIAL HANDLING
SHIPPING AND FREIGHT
Detailed shipping instructions will be included in
the Service Kit provided by GES. Do not ship any exhibit
items to CSTA. In addition to standard material handling
options, the 2013 conference will offer cartload service
for exhibitors. Cartload service is available to exhibitors
who have small hand carry items all of which must fit
on a 3’ x 4’ push cart, in one trip only. If you arrive
with a truck, van, trailer, or truck with trailer filled
with exhibit material you will not qualify for this
service and will be redirected. A cartload is eight
(8) pieces or less, weighing less than 200 lbs. total.
There is one cartload allowed per booth. Pricing and
complete details and restrictions for this service will
be available in the Service Kit.
All work involved in the loading and unloading of all
trucks, trailers, and common and contract carriers,
as well as the handling of empty crates and the operation
of material handling equipment, is under union jurisdiction.
The union also has the jurisdiction of the unloading,
uncrating, unskidding, leveling, painting, and assembly
of machinery and equipment, as well as the reverse process.
Full-time employees of exhibiting companies may ‘hand
carry’ material provided they do not use material handling
equipment, one person, one occurrence per booth. When
exhibitors do choose to ‘hand carry’ material, they
may not be permitted access to the loading dock/freight
door areas. GES will not be responsible for any material
we do not handle.
More information on union labor and jursidiction can
be found on the Service