Agreement between Carrier and Shipper

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TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT

Agreement made [date of agreement], between [name of carrier], a corporation
organized and existing under the laws of [state], with its principal office located
at [address of carrier] ("carrier"), and [name of shipper], of [address of
shipper] ("shipper").
In consideration of the mutual benefits and obligations set forth in this agreement, the
parties agree as follows:

SECTION
ONE. TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS

For the consideration described in this agreement, carrier shall ship the following
described goods from shipper at [address of shipper] to [name of
consignee] ("consignee"), at [address of consignee]:[description of goods to be
shipped].


SECTION
TWO. TIME OF PICKUP AND DELIVERY

The date and time of pickup requested by shipper is [date of pickup], at [time of pickup].
Shipper's preferred arrival date is [date of arrival]. Although carrier transports all
shipments with reasonable dispatch, carrier cannot operate on a set schedule. If
delivery cannot be made within the period set forth, however, carrier will notify shipper
when delivery can be expected.
Carrier shall, on pickup of the goods,
issue [negotiable (order)/nonnegotiable (straight)] bills of lading for such goods.


SECTION
THREE. STORAGE SERVICE

Storage may be ordered by shipper at any time from pickup to delivery. Except where
the storage service ordered is in transit, carrier shall issue its standard warehouse
receipt. That receipt shall then supersede this agreement, unless objected to by shipper
within [number] days of mailing of the receipt. A charge will be made for warehouse
labor in and out of regular storage and for wrapping, packing, and accessorial service.
Storage is authorized in any warehouse of carrier.
Shipper authorizes carrier, at carrier's option, to place the goods in storage at
destination in the event delivery cannot be made on arrival and authorizes the
advancing of any dock or other charge made by any warehouseman for the account of
shipper. Shipper further authorizes the advancing of any additional charges for storage,
handling, and transportation that accrue if the goods are not accepted at destination.


SECTION
FOUR. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The released value of the goods to be transported is specifically stated by shipper to be
$[dollar amount of released value per pound per article] per pound per article.
The rates quoted in this agreement are based on such agreed or released value, and
carrier's liability is limited accordingly. Protection against loss or damage exceeding
carrier's liability under this agreement may be secured, if desired, by obtaining
additional insurance coverage through carrier.


SECTION
FIVE. INSURANCE

Notwithstanding the declaration of value in Section Four, shipper declares the total
actual value of the entire lot of goods to be $[dollar amount of total actual value of entire
lot of goods], and requests that carrier obtain insurance coverage for such amount at
the rate of $[dollar amount of insurance rate] per $[dollar amount of insurance
protection] for a t
				
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PARTNER William Glover
I received my B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1973 and my J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976. I joined the firm of Wells Marble & Hurst in May 1976 as an Associate and became a Partner in 1979. While at Wells, I supervised all major real estate commercial loan transactions as well as major employment law cases. My practice also involved estate administration and general commercial law. I joined the faculty of Belhaven College, in Jackson, MS, in 1996 as Assistant Professor of Business Administration and College Attorney. While at Belhaven I taught Business Law and Business Ethics in the BBA and MBA programs; Judicial Process and Constitutional Law History for Political Science Department); and Sports Law for the Department of Sports Administration. I am now on the staff of US Legal Forms, Inc., and drafts forms, legal digests, and legal summaries. I am a LTC and was Staff Judge Advocate for the Mississippi State Guard from 2004-2008. I now serve as the Commanding Officer of the 220th MP BN at Camp McCain near Grenada, MS. I served on active duty during Hurricanes Dennis (July, 2005), Katrina (August, 2005) and Gustav in 2008. I played football at the University of Mississippi in 1969-1971 under Coach John Vaught. I am the author of the Sports Law Book (For Coaches and Administrators) and the Sports Law Handbook for Coaches and Administrators (with Legal Forms),