Breaking News – May 2023May 18, 2023
REBEL LOGISTICS MONTHLY NEWSLETTER PROMISES TO INTRODUCE KEY MEMBERS, SHARE IMPORTANT SOP’S, DISCUSS LOWEST CLAIM RATIO IN RETAIL AND EDUCATE CUSTOMERS WITH NEW AND TRADITIONAL IDEAS BACKED UP BY THE BEST CARE ANYWHERE.
MEET OUR OPERATIONS MGR.—KARESTIN MAREE
EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE HAVE EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS, AND KARESTIN EMBODIES MANY EXCEPTIONAL TRAITS. AS OPERATIONS MANAGER, THE RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ALMOST AS LONG AS THE TITLE. DAILY SCHEDULES, TRACKING, LINE HAUL, TECHNOLOGY, BILLING AND PAYABLES, AND OF COURSE, CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS. SHE HAS RECENTLY RETURNED FROM THE ECA ANNUAL FORUM AND MET AND DISCUSSED REBEL AND CARRIER DEVELOPMENT. SHE EMBODIES OUR “BACK 2 BASICS” PHILOSHOPY. SHE IS THE REAL DEAL.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT REBEL LOGISTICS AND MY STORY, SHOOT ME AN EMAIL, CALL ME OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT REBEL.
REBEL LOGISTICS IS A 3PL WITH A RETAIL VISION. WE SEE RETAIL POOL DISTRIBUTION, CROSS DOCK, AND SUPPORTING SERVICES AS A GREAT RESPONSIBILITY. FROM INDUCTION TO SORT TO FINAL MILE DELIVERY, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE THE REBEL LOGISTICS EFFECT AND THE OUTCOME YOU DESERVE.
HEY REBEL, WHAT IS THE TOPIC FOR TODAY?
“CLAIMS AND THE CARMACK AMENDMENT”
The primary purpose of the Carmack Amendment is to establish a uniform system for determining liability and facilitating the resolution of claims in interstate freight transportation. It applies to both motor carriers and rail carriers, and supersedes any state laws that conflict with its provisions.
Under the Carmack Amendment, carriers are generally held liable for the actual loss or damage to goods that occur during transportation. This liability is considered to be strict, meaning that carriers are responsible for the loss or damage, even if they were not directly at fault. However, carriers can limit their liability by offering different levels of liability coverage and charging corresponding rates.
One of the key aspects of the Carmack Amendment is the requirement for shippers to file a written notice of a claim with the carrier within a specified time frame. Typically, this notice must be given within a certain number of days from the delivery of the goods or, in the case of goods not delivered, within a reasonable time after the delivery was supposed to occur. The written notice should provide specific details about the loss or damage and the amount of the claim.
Once a claim is filed, the carrier is given a reasonable amount of time to investigate the claim and respond to the shipper. The carrier can either accept the claim and offer compensation, negotiate a settlement, or deny the claim. If the carrier denies the claim or fails to respond within the specified time frame, the shipper can pursue legal remedies to seek compensation.
In summary, the Carmack Amendment establishes the liability framework for carriers in interstate freight transportation. It provides shippers with a legal basis to file claims for loss or damage to goods during transit and ensures a consistent process for resolving such claims. By understanding the provisions of the Carmack Amendment, shippers and carriers can navigate the freight claim process and protect their rights and interests.
CREATED BY JACK THE AI GUY
POOL DISTRIBUTION AND CROSS DOCK SERVICES ARE THE BACKBONE OF REBEL LOGISTICS.
EVERY OPERATION AT REBEL SUPPORTS INDUCTION, SCANNING, CUSTOMER ROUTING, AND FINAL MILE DELIVERY. AND A DELIVERY ON-TIME, CLAIMS FREE AND SUPPORTED BY A EXPERIENCED STAFF WORKING STEP BY STEP WITH THE CUSTOMER. BACK2BASICS.
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