Instruction and Noticed
Freight Forwarders Liability
1, the basic responsibility
As the carrier to complete the carriage of the goods and bear the responsibility (shipping documents, issued by the master with their own transportation, or entrust others to complete the transportation of goods, and freight charge). As the carrier to complete not directly liable goods transportation (shipping documents issued by others, master the use of transport, or hire other means of transport, or entrust others to complete the transportation of goods, is not directly responsible).
According to the regulations and the Principal Agreement or contract, or according to client instructions in business activities, the forwarder should complete this delegate to general liability, especially in the authorization scope. Report all important matters. In a business to client’s situation, information must be true, if there is any concealment or provide false information loss, the entrusting party shall have the right to recourse and cancel freight forwarder agency contract or agreement. Negative Obligation of confidentiality. Get the freight agent in the process of information to third parties leakage. At the same time, nor shall the proxy transfer and others.
2, period of responsibility
To deliver the goods to the consignee far from receiving the goods, or in accordance with the instructions of the goods at the consignee indicating place has taken to complete and to fulfill the obligations stipulated in the contract delivery.
3, the contract responsibility
The international freight forwarder to their due to negative compensation responsibility for loss of goods caused by the execution of the contract No.
4, the storage of responsibility
Freight forwarding in accepting the goods ready for storage when, should prove to the principal or warehouse receipt on the receipt of the goods, and do their duties on goods storage period, according to the characteristics and the packing of the goods, choose different storage methods.
5, the right to entrust Party should pay the corresponding cost
Freight agent for delivery of goods, storage, insurance, insurance, visa, for documents, and other services for all costs associated with other fees, but also due to the payment due to the freight forwarder can’t control the contract cannot be performed by.
Such as loss of or damage to the goods line belongs to the insurance contract, the freight forwarder compensation, obtain the right of subrogation from the owner of the goods there, get compensation or reimbursement from other liable person there. When the freight agent of goods of all compensation, ownership of the goods to the freight forwarder is all.
6, except responsibility
Due to the fault or neglect of the principal as the client or other agents in the loading and unloading, storage and other operations in the fault because of nature of goods or potential defects because of the packing of the goods is not firm, sign is not clear and the cargo delivery geological unclear, incomplete, inaccurate due to the content of the goods the unclear, incomplete, due to irresistible force, natural disasters, the cause of the accident but can prove that the goods should be the loss or damage is caused by the fault or neglect of the freight forwarder, or loss of the cargo, led the damage compensation liability payable.