Moving terms (Carrier, Claim)

All industries have their specific terms. Here are a couple that you might hear from your local moving company.

The company providing transportation for your household goods and on whose interstate or intrastate operating authority the shipment is moved.

Carrier’s Liability For Loss or Damage
The liability the Carrier assumes for your possessions. There are several different liability options available to you so be sure to ask the Carrier’s Representative to explain each option, it’s ramifications and it’s cost. Carrier’s Liability For Loss or Damage is often incorrectly referred to as “insurance”

Shipper’s statement of loss or damage to any of his or her household goods while they were in the care of the carrier or its agent. Such a statement is generally made on a “Claim Form”.

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