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Award Oct. 5, 2004
04-064P

Freight Tender Results: LAKES, Sec416b Parcels to Pakistan (10/05/04).
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BKA LOGISTICS LLC, AS AGENTS FOR AND ON BEHALF OF LAND O’ LAKES, 
INC. (LAKES), ANNOUNCES BOOKING RESULTS FOR CARGO TENDERED ON 
SEPTEMBER 10, 2004 TO PAKISTAN (IFB NO: 04-064P):
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AA. REF NO: F04-0222
CARGO: UP TO 883 NMT 
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK – 25K BAGS
LOAD PORT: RHOU, INTERMODAL HOUSTON TX 
DISPORT: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
AVAIL: NET OCT 18 – NLT OCT 29, 2004 
CARRIER: MAERSK SEALAND
VSL/FLAG: SL INDEPENDENCE V.0427 (USA)P1
BOOK/RATE: USD 263.00 PER GMT (OCEAN $253, D.INLAND $10)
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BB. REF NO: F04-0223
CARGO: UP TO 883 NMT 
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK – 25K BAGS
LOAD PORT: RHOU, INTERMODAL HOUSTON TX 
DISPORT: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
AVAIL: NET NOV 08 – NLT NOV 19, 2004 
CARRIER: MAERSK SEALAND
VSL/FLAG: SL LIBERATOR V.0425 (USA)P1
BOOK/RATE: USD 263.00 PER GMT (OCEAN $253, D.INLAND $10)
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CC. REF NO: F04-0224
CARGO: UP TO 884 NMT 
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK – 25K BAGS
LOAD PORT: RHOU, INTERMODAL HOUSTON TX 
DISPORT: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
AVAIL: NET DEC 06 – NLT DEC 17, 2004 
CARRIER: MAERSK SEALAND
VSL/FLAG: SL VOYAGER V.0501 (USA)P1
BOOK/RATE: USD 263.00 PER GMT (OCEAN $253, D.INLAND $10)
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THIS SPECIFIC TENDER CONTACT:
BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1629 K STREET NW, SUITE 600, WASHINGTON D.C.
20006. PHONE: 202-331-7395; TELEFAX: 202-331-7735; E-MAIL: MARK.MILLARD@BKALOGISTICS.NET OR JAMES.MEAD@BKALOGISTICS.NET 

Tender September 13, 2004
04-064P

Freight Tender: Lakes, Sec416b Parcels to Pakistan (09/10/04).
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BKA LOGISTICS LLC, AS AGENTS FOR AND ON BEHALF OF LAND O’LAKES, 
INC. (LAKES), REQUESTS U.S. AND NON U.S. FLAG LINER OFFERS FOR 
CARRIAGE OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION 416B CARGOES VIA CONTAINER
SERVICE ONLY:
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IFB NO: 04-064P.
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AA. REF NO: F04-0222
CARGO: UP TO 883 NMT 
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK – 25K BAGS
LOAD PORT: RHOU, INTERMODAL HOUSTON TX (SEE NOTE 8)
DISPORT: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
AVAIL: NET OCT 18 – NLT OCT 29, 2004 
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BB. REF NO: F04-0223
CARGO: UP TO 883 NMT 
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK – 25K BAGS
LOAD PORT: RHOU, INTERMODAL HOUSTON TX (SEE NOTE 8)
DISPORT: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
AVAIL: NET NOV 08 – NLT NOV 19, 2004 
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CC. REF NO: F04-0224
CARGO: UP TO 884 NMT 
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK – 25K BAGS
LOAD PORT: RHOU, INTERMODAL HOUSTON TX (SEE NOTE 8)
DISPORT: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
AVAIL: NET DEC 06 – NLT DEC 17, 2004 
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ON THE ABOVE:
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TERMS: FULL BERTH TERMS, ALL INCLUSIVE. NO DEMURRAGE / NO
DESPATCH/ NO DETENTION ON VESSELS/CONTAINERS/TRAILERS/RAILCARS
OR TRUCKS BENDS (AS APPLICABLE).
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NOTE 1: THE ABOVE DATES APPLY TO CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VENDOR. OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COORDINATE WITH VENDORS TO ENSURE A 
SMOOTH LOADING OPERATION.
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NOTE 2: CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD LAKES CARGO 
IS: (A) IN WIND AND WATER TIGHT CONDITION; (B) NOT MORE THAN TEN (10)
YEARS OLD; AND, (C) NOT A SALVAGED CONTAINER OR MUSTERED OUT FROM
REGULAR SERVICE. AS A CONDITION OF PAYMENT, CARRIER MUST PROVIDE BKA
A FGIS SURVEY REPORT ATTESTING TO THE SATISFACTORY CONDITION OF
CONTAINERS. SURVEY IS TO BE PERFORMED PRIOR TO LOADING LAKES CARGOES.
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NOTE 3: NO MINIMUM CONTAINER LOAD REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
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NOTE 4: THE ABOVE PARCELS MUST BE SHIPPED IN FULLY ENCLOSED MARINE 
CONTAINERS. SAME ARE TO BE LOADED AND SEALED FOR EXPORT AT
SUPPLIER’S WAREHOUSE(S). NO TRANSLOADING WILL BE PERMITTED.
OFFERS OF NON-CONTAINERIZED SERVICE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS 
NON RESPONSIVE.
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NOTE 5: DUE TO THE NEED TO MAINTAIN CARGO SCHEDULE INTEGRITY, A LOADING DELAY ASSESSMENT (LDA) OF USD 1.00 PER METRIC TON PER DAY, OR PRO-RATA, WILL BE IMPOSED. THE LDA WILL BE ASSESSED FOR EACH DAY, OR PRO-RATA, 
BEYOND THE CONTRACTED LOAD DATE, PLUS A TEN (10) DAY GRACE PERIOD, 
THAT VESSEL FAILS TO PRESENT, AND BE ACCEPTED, AT THE FIRST (OR SOLE) 
LOAD PORT TO LOAD LAKES PAKISTAN PARCELS. LDA, IF ANY, WILL BE DEDUCTED
FROM OCEAN FREIGHT PAYMENT AGAINST EACH BILL OF LADING ISSUED.
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NOTE 6: CARRIER TO DELIVER CARGO CONTAINERS TO THE PORT OF KARACHI, PAKISTAN.
CARRIER TO GRANT 21 DAYS FREE-TIME FOR EACH CONTAINER TO ALLOW FOR
CUSTOMS CLEARANCE PROCEDURES AND PERMIT LAKES (OR LAKES’ RECEIVER) TO
DRAY SAME TO RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSE(S) FOR UNSTUFFING. FREE-TIME TO START
UPON CONTAINER(S) ARRIVAL AT CARRIER’S OWN OR DESIGNATED CONTAINER YARD
AND TO CEASE UPON RETURN OF THE EMPTY CONTAINER(S) BACK TO CARRIER AT
THE CONTAINER YARD. 
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NOTE 7: CARRIER TO GUARANTEE CARGO ARRIVAL AT FINAL DESTINATION (PORT OF
KARACHI) WITHIN 45 DAYS OF COMPLETION OF LOADING LAKES PAKISTAN
CARGOES. A DELIVERY DELAY ASSESSMENT (DDA) OF USD 1.00 PER METRIC TON PER DAY, OR PRO-RATA, WILL BE ASSESSED FOR EACH DAY BEYOND THIS LIMIT. DDA, IF ANY, WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM OCEAN FREIGHT PAYMENT AGAINST EACH BILL OF LADING ISSUED. 
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NOTE 8: SUPPLIER DETAILS: 
MIDLAND COMMODITIES INC., 8790 WALLISVILLE, HOUSTON TX, POC: MR. GENE 
HACKLER, TEL: 479-784-9109, FAX: 479-784-9342.
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PRIOR TO SUBMITTING OFFERS, OFFERORS MUST CHECK WITH THE INLAND PLANT
(WAREHOUSE) FACILITY TO DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONVEYANCE IS ACCEPTABLE
AT THE INLAND PLANT (WAREHOUSE) FACILITY AS WELL AS THEIR CAPABILITY FOR
LOADING CONTAINERS.
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THE OCEAN CARRIER MUST CONTACT THE INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) AT LEAST
72 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE SHIPPING PERIOD FROM
INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) TO ESTABLISH A LOADING SCHEDULE THAT BEGINS
ON THE 1ST DAY OF THE SHIPPING PERIOD. A COPY OF THE LOADING SCHEDULE
FROM EACH INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) IS REQUESTED BY USDA KCCO IN
WRITING 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE SHIPPER PERIOD FROM THE
INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE). THIS INFORMATION IS REQUIRED BY USDA
KCCO/WLED IN ORDER TO COORDINATE CHECKLOADING OF THE MILK CONTAINERS AT
THE INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) AND NO MILK CAN LOAD UNLESS AN EXAMINER
IS PRESENT.
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NOTE 9: CARRIERS MUST POSITION CONTAINERS AT THE ABOVE WAREHOUSE(S) AS 
EARLY AS POSSIBLE IN THE SHIPPING WINDOWS. CARRIERS MUST ACKNOWLEDGE 
IN THEIR OFFER THAT THEY HAVE AMPLE AVAILABLE CONTAINERS TO COMMENCE
LOADING AT THE START OF THE SHIPPING WINDOWS AND TO CONTINUE
SUPPLYING CONTAINERS UNTIL ALL CARGOES ARE STUFFED.
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NOTE 10:EACH TRANCHE AA, BB, AND CC HAVE DIFFERENT SHIPPING PERIODS.
TRANCHES CAN NOT BE COMBINED AND LOADED TO THE SAME VESSEL. ALSO,
TRANCHES CAN NOT BE CONSOLIDATED AT A RELAY POINT AND DISCHARGED AT 
KARACHI FROM THE SAME VESSEL.
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- COMMODITY, LOADPORT, AND INTERMODAL POINT ABBREVIATIONS AS PER USDA
FORM KC-362. DELIVERY TERMS PER USDA NOTICE TO THE TRADE OF APRIL
5, 1995. FOR ANY COMMODITIES ALLOCATED BASIS INTERMODAL SUPPIER’S PLANT,
VESSEL OWNERS MUST COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD AND CAPACITY CAPABILITIES. 
IF THE VESSEL FAILS TO C0MPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD CAPABILITIES, ANY 
COSTS INCURRED BY CCC INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CARRYING CHARGES,
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, STORAGE, WILL BE FOR THE VESSEL’S ACCOUNT. IF
CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE SUPPLIER’S PLANT, CARRIER 
MUST ENSURE THAT CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE PLANT BY 
THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SUPPLIER’S SHIPPING PERIOD AND SUPPLY
CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE SUPPLIER 
FULFILLS HIS CONTRACT QUANTITY. OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO OFFER ONLY 
FOR VENDORS WHO MATCH OWNERS’ CAPABILITIES. OWNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO 
REFER TO KC-362 FOR THE LIST OF PLANT LOCATIONS AND CAPABILITIES. 
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- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY 
COMMODITY OFFICE'S GUIDELINES DATED DECEMBER 21, 1989 FOR 
CONTAINER, BARGE AND VESSEL HOLD INSPECTIONS IS HEREBY 
INCORPORATED.
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- OFFERS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY TENDER/IFB NUMBER AND ANY FUTURE
COMMUNICATION SHOULD ALSO IDENTIFY SAME BY TENDER OR CONTRACT
NUMBER.
- OFFERS FROM NVOCC'S WILL BE CONSIDERED AS NON-RESPONSIVE.
- OFFERS MUST INCLUDE:
VESSEL NAME / TYPE / FLAG / YEAR BUILT. ETA AT LOAD AND
DISCHARGE PORT. FULL STYLE OF CARRIER OFFERING. WHETHER
SERVICE IS DIRECT OR TRANSSHIPPED,CONTAINER OR BREAKBULK. 
STATEMENT THAT CARRIER IS A VOCC. OCEAN FREIGHT RATE TO BE IN
U.S. DOLLARS PER METRIC TON AND MUST BE ALL INCLUSIVE REPEAT
ALL INCLUSIVE.
- AS APPLICABLE, THE ALL INCLUSIVE RATE SUBMITTED MUST BREAKOUT 
THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS: OCEAN FREIGHT, INLAND TRANSPORTATION
(DOMESTIC & FOREIGN), FUMIGATION COSTS, AND, STACKING CHARGES 
AT FINAL DESTINATION. CARRIERS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT ALL INCLUSIVE
RATES AS OUTLINED ABOVE WILL BE CONSIDERED NON RESPONSIVE.
- CARRIER TO SPECIFY IN OFFER THAT RATE OFFERED IS THE SAME AS OR
LOWER THAN CARRIER'S APPLICABLE TARIFF RATE AT TIME OF
OFFERING. CARRIER MUST DECLARE FMC TARIFF NUMBER AND STATE
WHETHER RATE OFFERED IS A 'CARRIER TARIFF RATE' OR A
'CONFERENCE TARIFF RATE' AND WHETHER RATE IS 'TO BE FILED', 'TO
BE MAINTAINED', OR 'TO BE AMENDED'.
- ONLY SEALED HAND DELIVERED OR FAXED OFFERS RECEIVED PRIOR TO TENDER
CLOSING TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED OR CONSIDERED. NO PHONE OFFERS WILL 
BE ACCEPTED.
- LAKES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND ALL OFFERS.
- FIXTURES RESULTING FROM THIS TENDER ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY
LAKES AND USDA.
- EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT AS PROVIDED ABOVE, ALL AWARDS UNDER THIS IFB
WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE U.S. FOOD AID 
BOOKING NOTE DATED MAY 1, 2004 WHICH IS FULLY INCORPORATED HEREIN.
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OFFERS TO BE SUBMITTED TO: BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1629 K STREET, N.W., 
SUITE 600, WASHINGTON D.C. 20006, BY 1100 HRS ET SEPTEMBER 16, 2004.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THIS SPECIFIC TENDER CONTACT:
BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1629 K STREET NW, SUITE 600, WASHINGTON D.C.
20006. PHONE: 202-331-7395; TELEFAX: 202-331-7735; E-MAIL: MARK.MILLARD@BKALOGISTICS.NET OR JAMES.MEAD@BKALOGISTICS.NET 

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