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					 Agreement between Shipper and Carrier or Trucking Company to Transport Products

Agreement made on the (date), between (Name of Shipper), a corporation organized
and existing under the laws of the State of (Name of State), with its principal office
located at (street address, city, county, state, zip code), referred to herein as Shipper,
and (Name of Carrier or Trucking Company), a corporation organized and existing under
the laws of the State of (Name of State), with its principal office located at (street
address, city, county, state, zip code), referred to herein as Carrier.

Whereas, Shipper is engaged in the business of (briefly describe); and

Whereas, Shipper desires to contract with Carrier for the transportation of its products,
hereinafter called the Products; and

Now, therefore, for and in consideration of the mutual covenants contained in this
agreement, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of
which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:

1.     On or before (date) Carrier shall promptly transport certain Products from
Shipper’s place of business at the address set forth above to (location). All loading and
unloading of Products shall be done by Carrier at Carrier’s sole expense. Products are to
be loaded on or before (date) and delivered and unloaded at (address of destination) on
or before (date). An inventory of the Products to be shipped is set forth in Exhibit A.

2.     Receipts. Carrier shall give the appropriate receipt to Shippers and shall furnish
Shipper with copies of such receipts. Furthermore, Carrier shall take receipts, in
duplicate, from all consignees for shipments delivered and give copies of such receipts
to Shipper. Shipper shall give receipts to Carrier on delivery of all Products by Carrier to
Shipper, and Carrier shall give receipt to Shipper for all Products delivered to Carrier by
Shipper. All receipts given or taken under this section shall be on forms prescribed by
Shipper and shall carry notations as to the apparent condition of the Products at the
time of receipt or delivery, if such Products is in other than good condition.

3.     Deliveries of Products Shipped on Bills of Lading. Subject to instructions from
Shipper, no deliveries of Products shipped on order bills, or on straight bills of lading
subject to delivery orders, shall be made by Carrier until after the original order bills of
lading or the delivery orders, properly indorsed, have been surrendered to Carrier.
Carrier shall promptly deliver to Shipper all such original bills of lading and delivery
orders, properly indorsed, that are surrendered by consignees on delivery of Products
handled under this Agreement.
4.     Collections
       A.      If requested by Shipper so to do, Carrier shall collect and pay to Shipper's
       agent, on the same day collected, whenever feasible, but in no event later than
       noon of the next succeeding business day, all charges on inbound Products and
       all charges from consignors on outbound Products billed prepaid. Carrier shall
       furnish receipts for any sums so collected on forms and in the manner prescribed
       by Shipper. Should Carrier be unable to make such collections on inbound
       Products, Carrier shall return the shipment to Shipper at the point designated by
       Shipper's agent and receipt shall be given to Carrier for the same. Both parties
       will initial below if this is being requested by Shipper.

       ____________                ___________
       Carrier                     Shipper

       B.     All collections shall be made in cash unless otherwise authorized in writing
       by Shipper. Carrier shall in no case be liable for the payment of checks, or other
       noncash collections, that are accepted by Carrier under such written
       authorization.

       C.     If Carrier violates the provisions of this section, Carrier shall be directly
       responsible to Shipper for the Products charges involved in such collection or
       collections, and Shipper will deduct such charges from any amounts due Carrier
       for Carrier's services as provided in this Agreement. Shipper need not exhaust
       Shipper's remedies against the person or persons primarily liable for such
       Products charges.

5.     Loss or Damage to Products. Carrier's liability for loss or damage to Products
handled under this Agreement, while in Carrier's possession, shall be that of an insurer,
and the records of Shipper as to the condition of Products when received by Shipper
from Carrier or when delivered by Shipper to Carrier shall be conclusive as between the
parties. Such Products shall be deemed to be in Carrier's possession until its delivery to
and acceptance by Shipper or by the consignee a
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Carriers are classified, first, with respect to their nature or character and consequent rates, duties, and liabilities, as (a) private carriers; and (b) common carriers, and, second, with respect to the subjects of carriage, as (a) carriers of property; and (b) carriers of persons.
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),