Shipping Order Terms and Conditions Agreement:
Customer referees to the owner of the vehicle and/or their representative.
The terms and conditions of this agreement between the Customer, and Shaw Auto Carriers .com, as entered into by Customer, establishes an executed, legally binding contract between the Customer and Shaw Auto Carriers .com.
Cancellation and refund Policy:
The Customer is notified of Carrier/Transporter assignment through the phone number and email address provided by the Customer during booking.
This shipping order can be cancelled, by the Customer, at no cost and no cancellation fee at any time prior to assignment of a Carrier/Transporter. This cancellation must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once a Carrier/Transporter is assigned, service has been rendered.
If the Customer cancels this shipping order after Carrier/Transporter assignment a $150 termination fee will be assessed. Similarly, a dry run fee of $150 applies if the Customer fails to show at the agreed upon delivery time and location arranged with the Carrier/Transporter.
The remaining balance is fully refunded and processed within 2 business day of cancellation notification.
No refunds will be issued after the Customer’s vehicle is loaded onto the Carrier/Transporter.
The Customer is responsible for preparing their Vehicle for shipment. Any part of the Customer Vehicle which falls off/flies off during loading or transport, it is the Customer’s responsibility and liability. Any damage, caused by Customer Vehicle parts falling/flying off is the Customer’s responsibility and liability. Low spoilers, fragile accessories, wings, or other loose parts, must be secured or removed.
Vehicles must be delivered to Carrier/Transporter in good running condition (unless otherwise noted) with no more than a half tank of fuel.
Alarm systems must be functional, or disarmed prior to transport. The Carrier/Transporter may use any means necessary to silence/disable an errant alarm.
Customer, in their absence, must designate a person to facilitate the pickup and/or delivery of Vehicle. Customers and/or agents, are at least 18 years old, acknowledge they are fully authorized to enter into this agreement on behalf of the owner of the Vehicle
Customer agrees to hire Shaw Auto Carriers .com to facilitate the shipping of the Vehicle, from origination to destination, for the agreed price. Customer engages Shaw Auto Carriers .com to broker the shipment through a licensed and insured Third Party Carrier (Carrier/Transporter).
Customer agrees and understands that Shaw Auto Carriers .com is a registered transportation broker and is acting solely in the capacity of a broker. Customer allows Shaw Auto Carriers .com to contract with licensed and insured Carriers/Transporters to transport the vehicle(s) described in this shipping order.
Customer further agrees and understands that Shaw Auto Carriers .com’s only responsibility in this transaction is to procure a Carrier/Transporter for shipment of the Customer’s Vehicle. Customer understands that Shaw Auto Carriers .com never takes possession of, transports, or delivers the Customer’s Vehicle.
Customer luggage and/or personal property must not exceed one suitcase or one backpack/bag in the trunk or backseat, not to exceed 100 lbs. Driver’s seat must be operational with full front and rear travel. Carrier/ Transport and Shaw Auto Carriers .com are not liable for personal items left in vehicle or for damage to vehicle caused by excessive or improperly loaded personal items. No personal property shall be transported in customer’s vehicle(s) that includes, but is not limited to, Explosives, Flammable Products, Guns and/or ammo, Illegal drugs or any unlawful contraband, Alcoholic Beverages, Live Animals and/or Plants. Customer agrees that Shaw Auto Carriers .com and/or Carrier/Transporter may confiscate and dispose of said items without recourse. Shaw Auto Carriers .com and/or Carrier/Transporter will not be held responsible for delivery of any personal property (listed here or otherwise). If Customer puts objects in the vehicle, they do so at their own risk.
Customer agrees to pay all fees, and will not seek credit card chargeback’s over disputes. Customer will comply with the terms of this agreement to handle any and all disputes.
The Customer, or their agent, will present any and all payment(s) due when the Carrier/Transporter delivers the Customer Vehicle. Carrier/Transporter payments are COD and must be cash, money order, or cashier’s check. Customer acknowledges that if payment is not made by the listed methods, then Customers Vehicle will be held until payment is received. Storage and redelivery fees are at the Customer’s expense.
The Customer will hold Shaw Auto Carriers .com harmless from any and all misrepresentations that may have been implied, expressed, or discussed, and that this contract supersedes all and any statements spoken by any employee of Shaw Auto Carriers .com.
Customer agrees that this agreement between them and Shaw Auto Carriers .com is the only agreement in effect with regard to shipping the Customers Vehicle.
Bill of Lading:
At time of pickup, Customer and Carrier/Transporter will carefully inspect the exterior of Customers Vehicle for pre-existing damage. Any existing dents, dings, scratches, paint issues or other damage will be noted on the Vehicle inspection report/Bill of Lading. Carrier and Customer will acknowledge the condition of the Vehicle. Customer will sign and receive a copy of the Bill of Lading.
At delivery, the Customer and Carrier/Transporter will inspect the vehicle and acknowledge the condition of the vehicle. The Customer will sign and receive their final copy of the Bill of Lading.
In the unlikely event of damage, it must be noted in the proper place on the Bill of Lading and signed by the Customer. Signing the Vehicle inspection report/Bill of Lading report without noting damage verifies that Customer has received their vehicle(s) in satisfactory condition, and that Shaw Auto Carriers .com, Carrier/Transporter and their agents are relieved of any further responsibility.
All claims must be submitted by email to email@example.com within 24 hours of delivery. Customer agrees that Shaw Auto Carriers .com is not liable for any property damage. Claims to Customer’s Vehicle and that their sole remedy is against the Carrier/Transporter. Shaw Auto Carriers .com will provide the Carrier/Transporter insurance policy information if requested.
Freight charges must be paid in full. Section 10761 of the Interstate Commerce Act (49 USC 10761) specifies payment of freight charges may not be postponed due to alleged loss or damage.
Carrier/Transporter will not be responsible for damage caused by Acts of God, war, terrorism, flood, storm, or hail damage, vandalism or damage from broken/worn areas of Customers Vehicle. Carrier/Transporter will not be responsible for any mechanical and/or electrical malfunctions of the Customer Vehicle. This includes but not limited to any and all mechanical and/or electrical system of the vehicle to include the brake systems, cooling systems, drive train, driver assist systems, electrical systems, navigation or other GPS based systems, power windows, power steering, stereo systems, suspension, etc.
The Carrier/Transporter will pickup and deliver the Customer Vehicle as close to the Customer provided localities as legal, practical and safety circumstances permit.
Shaw Auto Carriers .com:
Shaw Auto Carriers .com will not be held responsible for any financial loss as a result of delays or advances of the shipment dates. Vehicle rentals are not reimbursed, for any reason. Pick-up and/or delivery dates/times are not guaranteed unless noted. Delays may occur prior to, and/or during, transport due to weather, road conditions, mechanical problems, etc.
Shaw Auto Carriers .com has no liability or control in regards to documents given to the Customer by the Carrier/Transporter. Customer further agrees that Shaw Auto Carriers .com does not and will not have any liability with regards to any and all Carrier/Transporters actions. The Carrier/Transporter contracted is solely and completely responsible for any and all liability with regard to inspecting, loading, transporting, unloading, and delivering the Vehicle. The Carrier/Transporters cargo insurance policy may have liability limits and deductibles. Shaw Auto Carriers .com will be held harmless by the Customer because of any limits and deductibles. Customer shall hold Shaw Auto Carriers .com harmless from any and all claims in regard to a contracted Carrier/Transporter.
Customer Vehicle Insurance policies have primary coverage. Contents of Customer Vehicle are uninsured.
After 14 business days, any claim, dispute, or other matter of question arising out of or associated with this Agreement shall be subject to mediation. The parties involved shall share the mediator’s fee and filing fees equally.
The parties here agree that all actions or proceedings involving this agreement shall be tried and litigated exclusively in the State or Federal Court in Brevard County, Florida or by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. This choice of venue is mandatory and non negotiable. Customer agrees that all services provided by Shaw Auto Carriers .com on behalf of Customer were or would have been performed solely in the state of Florida. Any and all proceedings, practices and/or services conducted by Shaw Auto Carriers .com under this agreement were done or would have been done, solely in the State of Florida. Customer agrees that any judgment obtained in violation of this provision against Shaw Auto Carriers .com, shall be deemed null and void.
Should Shaw Auto Carriers .com need to enforce or defend any part of this agreement or be included in any legal proceedings as Plaintiff or Defendant, Customer shall be liable for, and pay, any and all costs and attorney(s) fees incurred by Shaw Auto Carriers .com. Each party hereby irrevocably waives its rights to trial by jury in any Action or proceeding arising out of this agreement or the transactions relating to its subject matter. Facsimile copies of signatures, and/or E-signatures to this agreement shall be treated as originals.