Delivery Terms


  1. In consideration of the rate charged for carrying the items or packages, designated customer agrees that carrier shall not be liable in any event for loss or damage in excess of $250 per shipment unless greater value is declared by the customer upon taking the order, in which case extra rates will be charged to the customer for insuring the excess value. For adjustment of all claims, value of goods shall be deemed to be invoice value less reasonable depreciation.
  2. Carrier shall not be responsible for loss, damage or delay unless (a) correct name and address of consignee by plainly marked upon placing the order and upon each item or package; (b) number and description of items or packages be indicated upon placing the order; (c) items or packages be securely wrapped or packed in containers of sufficient strength to insure safe transportation with ordinary care.
  3. In any event carrier shall not be responsible for loss, damage or delay arising from: (a) act or omission of customer; (b) inherent effect, quality or vice of the goods; (c) insufficiency or inadequacy of packing or marks; (d) act of God, public enemies, authority of law, quarantine, riots, strikes or lockouts or other hazard incident to a state of war or rebellion.
  4. Carrier shall be discharged from all liability in respect to loss, damage or delay unless written notice be given to carrier within fifteen (15) days after delivery of goods or date when goods should have been delivered, and suit brought within one year after such date.