Delivery Acceptance Agreement
Homestead Hardwoods aka Marine
Plywood by Homestead or Homestead Doors is not responsible for
damaged or missing goods due to carrier or off loading negligence.
The carrier who delivers
merchandise to your door is responsible for loss and damages.
Acceptance of this shipment by you (payer) or your representative is
acknowledgment to the transportation company that the articles
delivered by them were complete and in good condition.
canít be there to unload, the burden of proof is on you (payer) to
prove that goods became damaged or missing while in transit or at
time of loading and not on your jobsite or at time of unloading. Any
damaged or missing goods must be noted on the delivery ticket before
delivery driver leaves your premises or you will have no chance of
collecting damages from the carrier!
have notified you of backorders assume all merchandise has been
You must supply manpower to unload the merchandise from truck. You
must file all damage claims directly with the carrier. Any
replacement goods and freight costs must be paid in full before
re-shipping unless it is determined that Homestead Hardwoods was at
- Have the
delivery person note on the freight bill the nature and extent
of the damage. You must have a damage or shortage notation on
the delivery receipt at the time of delivery to support a claim
with the carrier.
- Notify the
transportation company office and have them send a
representative out immediately for inspection.
- Do not
destroy the box or packaging material, this may need to be
damage or shortage is not noticed until after the deliveryman has
you will not be able to collect damages from the freight
there is no way to prove that the damage was the fault of
read the above delivery acceptance instructions and agree to the
terms. If I am not personally going to be there to unload the
merchandise I will instruct my representative of these instructions.
Digital photos of each shipment
are taken so that we can count each sheet and determine thickness
from the photo. If you have a shortage or discrepancy we can quickly
let you know if it was our mistake or if goods became missing while
in transit. If your delivery does not look like one of the below
photos, then the carrier decided to disassemble the crate without
Small orders are shipped upright in a
crate similar to this Larger
orders are shipped flat in a crate similar to this