Freight Info

We created this page to better assist visiting drivers with
our inbound/outbound processes and our Shipping/Receiving Terms.
This allows us to have transparency with our drivers and prevent
unnecessary problems.

Freight Info


  • Approach on West James Street.
  • Turn onto Blackhawk Drive and pull over on the road for staging.
  • Walk up to the front lobby for Driver Check-In.
    • Receive a dock number/location to put truck/ further instruction.

Do not enter the front lot using any entrances facing West James Street.
All trucks MUST enter from Blackhawk Drive.

Shipping & Receiving Terms and Conditions:

  1. Bill of Lading (With PO#) and detailed packing list are required for all shipments
  2. Light & Heavy Scale Tickets are required for each load. (Same Location for Scale for both)
  3. Tare Weight is required for all packaging material. This includes but is not limited to: Pallets, Boxes, Cores, Wraps, Etc. If Tare Weight is unavailable, GAR will provide a Tare Weight consistent with the industry standards.
  4. GAR Plastics is an Appointment Scheduling Company: Please read carefully and provide the following to your Drivers:
  5. Semi Trucks are to Enter on Blackhawk Drive and follow the instruction signs for check-in. (See Map)
  6. Arriving Early, please check in at the Front Lobby. After check-in, you are asked to wait at the truck stop 1 mile west of our location. (BP Travel Center – Columbus, WI) see below or click here
  7. Arriving Late, if you are more than 30 mins late for your appointment, you will be asked to wait at the truck stop until we can rework you into the schedule. (Detention will not be paid for late trucks)
  8. Every load has a 2-hour processing window (Starting at the Appointment time). After that, detention charges can be incurred.
  9. Unscheduled Loads are subject to Rejection, Rescheduling the next day, and/or Fees. Please verify your Appointment Times with
  10. NO OVERNIGHT PARKING at GAR Plastics. See #6 for Early arrivals.

DO NOT USE Legion CT or Block the Front Office Parking Areas.

Location of Travel Center:

(CAT Scale on-site)

Location of Travel Center

Address of travel center:
2200 W James St.
Columbus, WI 53925