Duties and liability of forwarding agent in logistical process – legal aspects

Iwona Wasielewska-Marszałkowska

Abstract


The paper includes the legal aspects relating to the activities of freight forwarders. It describes the duties and responsibilities of a forwarder in Polish legislation governed by the Civil Code. Polish General Forwarding Rules have been discussed as conditions conventionally used by the operating forwarding companies. In the summary, the author makes reference to the model-like Fiat Forwarding Conditions. Finally, the author have underlined the importance of the legal aspects in the activities of forwarding agents, and the need for their updating and harmonizing the activities of the international forwarders.


Keywords


duties and responsibilities of forwarding agent

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Print ISSN: 1643-8175 (2451-0947), Online ISSN: 2451-0955, DOI prefix: 10.19197, Principal Contact: tbr@wsb.torun.pl