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General Conditions for Freight Forwarding of Goods (GCFP)

by PANALPINA (hereafter called Panalpina)

Articles 1 - 9

Article 5 - Liability

Panalpina shall be liable for accurate and conscientious organization of the transport order.

 

Panalpina shall be liable for any damage resulting from the non-performance of contract obligations.

 

Panalpina is responsible for the choice and instruction of the contracted sub-agents as carriers, forwarding agents, warehouse-operators, etc. but shall be relieved from liability, if the choice has been done carefully and the received transport instructions have been transmitted to the sub-agents in accordance with the transport order. In that case, Panalpina may relinquish its rights against responsible sub-agents to the customer.

 

Any direct legal action against Panalpina's employees, whether regular or temporary, for loss or damage to the goods, shall be possible only within the limits provided for in articles 5 and 6 herein.

 

In case of joint legal action against Panalpina and its employees, whether regular or temporary, the maximum indemnification shall not exceed the limits provided for in article 6 hereafter.