Conditions of Carriage

Shipley Transport Services trade under RHA standard terms and conditions of carriage.

Pallet Distribution

Shipley Transport Services trade under the standard conditions of carriage are as per the RHA (Road Haulage Association) Conditions of Carriage. All consignments are collected and delivered on a pallet accountable basis. In a brief summary customer goods are insured up to £1300 per tonne. For additional insurance cover please contact us.

Pallet Warehousing

Any warehousing activity is covered as per the RHA (Road Haulage Association) Standard Conditions of Storage. Any goods stored in our warehouse will carry additional storage and handling charges.

Customers goods are insured up to £100 per tonne for additional insurance cover please contact us.

Claims / Damages

What to do in the unlikely event that a consignment is delivered short or damaged.

In the unlikely event that a consignment is delivered short or damaged please contact our Claims Department on 01274 600730 within 7 working days of the delivery. Your consignee must sign the delivery note accordingly upon receipt of the goods at the delivery destination. With regret we are unable to process claims without a claused signature on the POD. The words “Unchecked” or similar are not accepted as claused. Should your customer wish to claim for any shortage or damage a copy of the commercial invoice must be supplied showing the cost of the goods excluding any profit or VAT. There may be a number of additional documents that our insurers require completion of which will be provided by our Claims Department. A designated claims handler will be assigned. This will be the point of contact for all enquiries regarding the situation.

Please Note:

We have no liability for consequential loss & quoted transit times are advisory and not guaranteed. All transit claims are subject to the deduction of an excess of £50.00 in respect of each and every claim.