How to conclude a contract for transportation
Transportation is couched in the form of the contract on rendering of transport services. This kind of civil contract, enshrined in the Civil code of the Russian Federation. Under this contract, the contractor is the transport company undertakes the transportation of passengers or their cargo from one point to another on the basis of the signed customer agreement. This agreement is subject to a mandatory written clearance and is prepared at least in duplicate.
As the subject of the agreement you provide transportation, and how to make a reservation for transportation (i.e., will you communicate by telephone, email or in some other way about the appearance of the order). In the same paragraph will have to specify the time period during which the customer has the opportunity to pre-book transport. As a rule, the period of the order must be no less than a few days before the departure.
By signing the contract, do not forget to specify the responsibility of the shipping company for the conveyance of cargo or passengers in one piece. Otherwise, you may request the compensation of damages and penalty, in case the cargo needs to be delivered to a third person, and it also suffered losses. In addition, attach to the contract tariff rates for the carriage agreed with the transport company in advance. Then, the carrier will not be able to change the size of the payment without your knowledge. The contract shall specify the method of your cash payments — whether by Bank transfer or cheque bearer. The contract should also include the responsibility of both parties to the agreement in case of force majeure and the procedure for appeal to arbitration or the arbitration court if necessary.