All the consignment shall be booked on "said to contain basis" i.e. VLS logistics shall be under no obligation to verify the description and contents of the shipment declared by the Consignor on the docket/Invoice and as such the consignor shall undertake and ensure to make the correct and factual declaration on the docket/Airway bill. However, VLS logistics reserve the right to inspect and/or refuse booking of shipment not conforming to these terms and condition, only after duly informing consignor regarding the reasons for such inspection and/or refusal and after receiving the confirmation from consignor. Consignor shall not book, handover any shipment consisting of prohibited, restricted or dangerous products and VLS logistics shall not be liable for any such shipment. Consignor indemnified and would keep indemnified VLS logistics, its directors and employees against all claims, losses, charges and expenses incurred by VLS logistics due to any banned, restricted or dangerous items entering in to the network of the VLS logistics due to any commission or omission of Consignor.
In case of loss, theft, damage
In case of loss, theft, damage, and mishandling of booked consignment maximum liability of the Company/ Franchisee shall not be exceeding to the sum equivalent to ten times of freight charges for un-insured documents and five times of freight charges for un-Insured parcels, in any case.
Dangerous Goods are not accepted for carriage on VLS logistics services. The list given below is not exhaustive and is issued mainly for your guidance. An exhaustive list may be seen in the current "IATA DANGEROUS GOODS REGULATIONS" handbook, or you may contact with us for further assistance.
Liquid, semi-liquid and gases.
Indian Postal Articles and all items that infringe the Indian Postal Act of 1898.
Precious and semi-precious stones, gems, jewellery and equivalent items.
Radioactive or magnetic material.
Negotiable Instruments (Bearer Form).
Firearms, explosives and military equipment.
Toxic and infectious Items.
Powders and chemicals.
Machinery parts containing oil, grease, fuel or batteries.
Where the dox or Non-dox booked unknowingly for the area which comes under NSA (No Service Area) i.e. beyond the network of VLS logistics in such event the said shipment shall be returned to the party/consignor. In case of NSA service the Maximum Liability of the Company's'/Franchisees' shall be limited up to return of freight amount only.
The provision set out and referred to in this consignment note shall apply to transportation through any mode and shall not be restricted to one mode of transport only.
Mode of Transport
VLS logistics is entitled to use any mode and route for transportation.
The docket is a contract between VLS logistics and customer.
The VLS logistics Waybill/Consignment Note is non-negotiable and the consignor acknowledges that it has been prepared by the Consignor or by VLS logistics on behalf of the consignor.
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
By giving us your shipment you accept our terms and conditions set out in the consignment note and/or the contract of carriage and/or the contract for the performance of other services on behalf of yourself and/or anyone else who has an interest in the shipment or the performance of other services irrespective of whether you have signed the front of our consignment note or not. Our terms and conditions also cover and can be invoked by anyone we use or sub-contract to collect, transport, deliver your shipment or perform other services as well as our employees, directors and agents. Only one of our authorized officers may agree to a variation of these terms and conditions in writing. When you give us the shipment with oral or written instructions that conflict with our terms and conditions we shall not be bound by such instructions.
VLS logistics does not offer any insurance cover for the shipments and insist to customer to hand over insured goods for transportation under the consignor insurance. In the event of any loss, theft and damage of shipment maximum liability of VLS logistics is up to provision of COF only.