Airport Courier will issue you a personal password for access to our web site upon completion of this agreement. Use of your password by anyone else, including other employees of your company, will result in loss of your rights to use Airport Courier electronic services and may also subject you to damages.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED AS IS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY, EXPRESSOR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. USE OF THIS WEB SITE, AND THE INFORMATION AND FEATURES FOUND ON IT, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. AIRPORT COURIER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER LOSSES OR DAMAGES AS A RESULT OF USING THE ONLINE SITE OR THE INFORMATION OR FEATURES FOUND ON IT, EVEN IF YOU HAVE ADVISED AIRPORT COURIER OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Airport Courier, LLC Shipping Agreement
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires that shippers provide their Consent to Search or Inspect all shipments tendered for air transport, as stipulated below. Title 49 CFR 1548.9 Acceptance of cargo.
(b) Refusal to transport. Each indirect air carrier must refuse to offer for transport on an aircraft any cargo, if the shipper does not consent to a search or inspection of that cargo in accordance with this part, or parts 1544 or 1546 of this chapter.
This agreement shall be effective from the receipt of your electronic acceptance forward for all your shipments.
Conditions of Carriage − LIMITED see below
Acceptance of this bill of lading by the shipper shall constitute the shipper's agreement to the following:
Airport Courier will provide pick up and delivery services as requested by the shipper and will arrange for air or surface transportation as required. Such services will be furnished as agent of the shipper.
The shipment is insured by Airport Courier for loss, damage, or destruction, irrespective of the cause including but not limited to negligence, to actual fair market value (limit 200.00 USD) during pick up, transport and delivery. There is a charge of 3.00 USD for this insurance and it will be charged automatically unless shipper waives all coverage by checking appropriate box on front of this bill of lading. The responsibility of Airport Courier under this paragraph shall be reduced to the extent of the value of any other insurance carried by the shipper or any lost or damaged shipment.
Airport Courier shall not be liable for any loss other than, or in an amount in excess of, that which is described in paragraph above unless arrangements concerning the same are made in advance of shipment. Shipper may request additional insurance up to a maximum of 5,000.00 USD per shipment by showing the amount on the face of the bill of lading and by paying an additional fee as agreed to by the shipper and Airport Courier. The additional valuation and fee must be agreed upon by Airport Courier prior to shipment, and must be entered on the face of the bill of lading.
Airport Courier shall not be responsible for special or consequential damages experienced by any person as a result of delay, loss or damage to any shipment.
Airport Courier shall not be liable for any loss or damage which is a result of an act of God, public enemy, authority of law, act of the shipper, act of any third person, act of any airline or the inherent nature of the shipment itself.
Airport Courier will not be liable for loss or damage of high value items, etc., unless the item or items are declared in writing at the time of placing the call, in order to afford Airport Courier an opportunity to adequately protect and insure the shipment.
The shipper warrants to Airport Courier that the content of the shipment may be law−fully carried aboard airline aircraft, and is not a prohibited substance under any applicable statues and regulations, and is properly packaged or sheathed for that purpose if necessary. The shipper will indemnify and hold harmless Airport Courier against any loss by the latter as a result of the shipper's violation of this provision.
Any claim by the shipper for loss or damage in accordance with paragraph above hereof shall be noticed in writing to Airport Courier, to address specified on the front side of the form not later than 10 days after loss or damage of the shipment. Such notice must include documentation showing actual value of shipment and proof of loss. No claims will be processed by Airport Courier until all transportation charges have been paid. Claims may not be deducted from transportation charges. Any action or proceedings brought by the shipper against Airport Courier concerning this shipment must be commenced within 180 days after loss or damage of the shipment.
No agent, employee or representative of Airport Courier has authority to modify any provisions of this Notice to Shippers.
In the event that payment is not received within 7 days after due date, a finance charge of 1 1/2 percent per month will be due and payable. If this matter is placed with an attorney for collection, reasonable attorney fees will also be due and payable.
STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS – AIRPORT COURIER
The Company is not and does not contract as common carriers. All consignments are Accepted by the Company only upon these conditions. No servant agent or subcontractor of the Company has authority to waive vary or alter these Conditions in any way, save that a Director of the Company is so authorized provided that such waiver or alteration is evidenced in writing signed by such Director.
"The Company" means Airport Courier, LLC "The Carriers" (whether in regard to carriage or storage of otherwise) means the Company including its servants and agents and its sub−contractors together with their respective servants and agents and any of them.
"Customer" means any person entering into an Agreement with the Company for the Carriage of a consignment or consignments using the Company's services and includes unless the context otherwise requires his principals, servants, agents, consignee and owner of the goods. "Sender" and "Consignee" includes unless the context otherwise requires their respective servants and agents.
"Consignment" means any goods including separate units thereof whether or not packed or boxed including such packaging which are in the control of the Carriers for the purpose of carriage or storage or in respect of which the Company has agreed to perform any services. "Sub−Contractor" means any person whose services the Company engages or makes use of to perform the whole or any part of the services the subject of this contract.
"Dangerous goods" means goods included in the list of dangerous goods as defined in the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances regulations (known as the C.P.L. Regulations), the classification and labelling of explosives regulations together with any amendments thereto or goods which present a comparable hazard.
"Delay in the carriage of a Consignment" shall be deemed to have occurred where delivery of the total consignment shall not have been completed after the expiration of 28 days from the date when transit began.
Warranties and Indemnities
Liability of the Company for loss, mis delivery, damage or delay
Subject to these Conditions the Company shall be liable for:
Save as aforesaid the Company shall be under no liability whatsoever in connection with any consignment or any instructions given to it.
Limits of Liability
Despatch and receipt of goods
Lien and Sale (including undelivered and unclaimed consignments)
The Company will store the consignment after termination or during suspension of transit as defined in Condition 11 hereof (unless otherwise agreed) or if the Company accepts instruction for storage whether or not in connection with carriage or any consignment. With the exception of Conditions 5, 7 and 13 all storage shall be subject to the Conditions herein, and in addition to the following special provisions:-
Means of transport
Loading and unloading
Computation of time
In the computation of time where the period provided by these Conditions is seven days or less, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays shall not be included.
Other published regulations
All goods are carried or stored subject also to any other applicable published bye-laws, statutory instruments Acts or Regulations relating to the service of the Company for the time being in force, and in the event of conflict between such bye-laws, Acts, Regulations or statutory instruments and these Conditions the said bye-laws Acts, statutory instruments or Regulations shall prevail.
Service of Notices
Any notice to the Customer relating to any consignment or part thereof or required by or referred to in any of the provisions of these Conditions shall be conclusively regarded as served on the Customer if the same has been sent by post to the Customer at the Customer's last know address. Such service shall be treated for all purposes as having been effected on the Customer at the time when such notice would in the ordinary course of post have been delivered at the Customer's last known address.
Goods consigned in bond
In respect of dutiable goods consigned in bond, the Customer will indemnify the Company against claims made upon it by the commissioners of Customs & Excise whether or not transit has been suspended or ended.
Zero Rated Goods for Export
The Customer will indemnify the Company against any liability arising under Section 12(8) of the Finance Act 1972 or any statutory modifications or re-enactment thereof, in respect of a failure to export zero-rated goods or to comply with any conditions in relation to zero goods intended to be exported.