The Solution: Call for a government inspection as soon as possible.
In many cases the reefer download doesn’t tell us whether the carrier properly controlled air temperatures in transit. We'll look at what a reefer download tells us, and just as importantly, what a reefer download does not tell us.
No two carrier claims are identical, but there are recurring themes. For example, when presented with a warm temperature report from a portable recorder, carriers find themselves in an unfavorable position.
The Problem: Negative return from price-after-sale (PAS) transaction.
Here’s Part 2 of our quiz on dealing with Technical Traders, which digs deeper into damages.
Are you prepared to do business with a technical trader? Let’s find out with some true/false questions based on Blue Book’s Trading Guidelines.
You receive damaged product but the carrier's insurance denies the claim. Who has the liability?
An employee’s actions within the scope of employment are binding under the concept of apparent authority.
The produce industry is unique in that it requires a great deal of trust, kind of like a teeter-totter.
Carriers should not drive away with loads that cannot be cooled to the instructed temperature range. Know your rights as a shipper.