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A broker is hired for a two-stop load. Its carrier delivers to the wrong consignee, who accepts the freight. A second carrier is tasked with taking the load to the right consignee. It arrives damaged. Who is liable?

News & Analysis

24 Mar 2017
The same legislation was introduced once before without ever making it out of the Senate.
23 Mar 2017
The Department of Justice declined to say why CEOs of major carriers were served subpoenas March 15 at the biannual Box Club meeting in San Francisco.
23 Mar 2017
The future of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability or CSA program increasingly is in doubt.
22 Mar 2017
The scandal revolved around a federal police investigation that translates to “The Flesh is Weak.”
22 Mar 2017
The decision on the deal, said to be worth around $4 billion, was due on March 27.
21 Mar 2017
The Department of Justice is targeting a “gray area” between its authority and that of the Federal Maritime Commission.
20 Mar 2017
US authorities capitalized on a rare window to exercise their power over non-US-based companies.
17 Mar 2017
A "technical error" could cut $112 million from federal funding for truck safety enforcement programs, raising the risk of high-cost accidents.
17 Mar 2017
“Working together in a cartel ... does not fly with the Commission.”
16 Mar 2017
FMC Commissioner Daniel Maffei said he was “disappointed” to learn this week that the 2M and Ocean alliances had decided to forgo emergency funds to protect cargo.