Couriers / Runners
Fax: (416) 213-9915
Agreement to Terms
By giving your package to A.S.A.P. for carriage, you agree to all the
terms stated herein. No one is authorized to modify the terms of our agreement.
Rates - Payment
Invoices are payable upon receipt. Any discounts applied to an order are
subject to payment being received on time, where payment for a shipment has
not been received within 30 days of invoice, A.S.A.P. has the option of
recalculating all charges to those shown in the current tariff. Overdue balances
are subject to interest calculated at 2% per month (19.6% per annum) which shall
accrue and be payable to A.S.A.P. on all outstanding monies. This is in addition to
any legal rights and remedies available to A.S.A.P..
Limitations of Liability and Liabilities not Assumed
Our maximum liability is $2.00 per pound or $4.41 per kilogram unless a
higher ‘declared’ value is made at the time the shipment is placed and you
pay an additional premium. If you declare a higher value and pay the additional
charge, our maximum liability will be the lesser of your declared value or the actual loss.
We shall not be liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental
(for example, alternate carrier transportation costs), consequential
(for example, loss of profits or income), or special, whether or not we knew
that such damages might be incurred in any manner resulting from misdelivery,
failure to deliver or delay in delivery, in excess of: (i) in the case of
fundamental breach of the contract of carriage, an amount equal to our maximum
liability and the amount of all freight and other charges paid hereunder (ii) in
the case of delay, a refund of your transportation charges, and (iii) in any other
case, an amount equal to our maximum liability.
We shall not be liable for loss, damage or delay caused by events we cannot
reasonably foresee or control, including but not limited to acts of God, traffic conditions,
perils of the air, weather conditions, mechanical delays, acts of the Queen’s or public
enemies, war, riots, strikes, civil commotions, a defect or inherent vice in
the goods, the acts or default (including but not limited to improper or
insufficient packing, securing, marking or addressing of the shipment) by the
shipper, owner, or consignee of, or anyone else with an interest in the shipment
or any part thereof, authority of laws, or acts or omissions of public authorities
(including customs and quarantine officials) with actual or apparent authority.
We won’t be liable if you or the consignee violates any of the terms of our
agreement, or for loss or damage to shipments of prohibited items, including
cash or currency. We cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or delay
of your shipment if caused by any carrier you have designated us to use for
any portion of carriage.
Declared Value Limits
Without prior written agreement, the insured value of a Regular, Stat or
Overnight shipment cannot exceed $50.00 The insured value of an Exclusive
Use shipment cannot exceed $100.00
Filing a Claim
We won’t be liable for loss, damage or delay to any packages unless notice
thereof setting out particulars of the origin, destination and date of shipment
of the goods and the estimated amount of claim in respect of such loss, damage
or delay is given to us within 15 days from the date of your shipment.
Responsibility for Payment
Regardless of the payment instructions you give us, you will always be
primarily responsible for all delivery charges. You will also be responsible
for any costs we may incur in either returning your shipment to you or
warehousing it pending disposition.
You shall indemnify us and hold us harmless against all liabilities, losses,
claims, damages, costs and expenses of any nature whatsoever incurred as a
consequence of your non-observance of any regulation of whatever nature which
you are required to observe with regard to or in connection with the carriage
of the goods shipped.
The carriage of goods shall be deemed to include and be subject to the terms
and conditions prescribed by law in the jurisdiction where the goods originate.
If any term, covenant or condition herein is held to be invalid, illegal or
unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remainder of
this agreement shall in no way be affected or impaired and shall be valid
and enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.
When a snow storm has disabled Toronto it will be deemed a "Snow Emergency".
During Snow Emergencies there will be 2 (two) services available. All direct
services will be attempted that day. All regular Services will be delivered the following day.