Intermodal Liability – Who’s Responsible for Freight between Modes?

July 26, 2009

“Everything should be made as simple as possible—but not simpler.”—(Albert Einstein)

At the risk of oversimplification, I will say it right now: from a legal point of view, the issues concerning liability for freight charges and cargo loss or damage in the context of intermodal transit—whether it involves truck, rail, ocean or air, whether it is domestic or international—are complex.
Relationships between shippers, carriers and transportation intermediaries that arrange deliveries are often very difficult to sort out.

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