Freight Forwarding and Multi Modal Transport Contracts

2nd Edition

By David Glass

© 2013 – Informa Law from Routledge

576 pages

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Hardback: 9781842145951
pub: 2012-12-19
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About the Book

Freight Forwarding and Multimodal Transport Contracts, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the law in relation to contract forms and terms created by operators, trade associations or international bodies such as the UN and used as a basis for trading conditions by freight forwarders, logistics suppliers, combined or multimodal transport operators and container operators.

This second edition examines the latest editions of contract forms and terms, both where their object is the supply or procurement of multimodal carriage, as well as where they are directed to the use of combined transport equipment (ie containers, swap bodies). Of particular prominence will be a detailed examination of the latest versions of conditions used by the principal UK forwarding, logistics, intermodal and container operators such as the British International Freight Association (BIFA) conditions 2005A and the current Freightliner Conditions as well as updates on many of the conditions in use and legal developments relevant to them, eg Road Haulage Association Conditions 2009, Maersk Conditions of Carriage, TT Club Conditions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Overview 2. Freight Forwarding Conditions 3. Multimodal Transport 4. Conditions Relevant to Unit-Loads

About the Author

David Glass has been a lecturer at Cardiff since 1977 having graduated with an LLB from the University of London. He currently lectures and tutors in International Sales and the Law of Carriage of Goods and is also the current Route Convenor of the LLM International Commercial Law Route and the Director of Postgraduate Taught Studies.

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Maritime and Transport Law Library

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With key texts including the annual conference papers from the prestigious Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, as well as authoritative and comprehensive texts such as David Glass’ Freight Forwarding and Multi-Modal Transport Contracts Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard’s Modern Maritime Law.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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LAW / General
LAW066000
LAW / Maritime