13 Dec Model Broker Carrier Agreement
Broker must pay: Provides for the forwarder to get payment from the broker, regardless of whether the real estate agent withdraws the payment from his client. The Association of Transport Intermediaries (TIA), an interprofessional organisation of external logistics providers (3PLs), has developed a brokerage-carrier contract to promote best practices between brokers and carriers. The standard contract is available on the TIA website: www.tianet.org. Detection: Provides carriers with a document known to work with brokers. “As president of a carrier, a standardized contract will save efficiency and time,” said Rick Staller, President of Bee Trucking Inc. and President of the TIA Motor Carrier Conference. “This contract covers two of the major problems faced by thieves: it obliges brokers to pay even if they do not enseur the shipper, and it allows recourse if the broker does not pay within an agreed time.” – Provides payment to executing carriers: provides for the prohibition of unauthorized re-brokerage of the cargo. The model also provides for payment directly to the exporting institution if the broker discovers that the cargo has been resettled without authorization and prior to payment. Use of the sender: offers the carrier the use of the sender for payment if the broker does not pay the forwarder.
The contract offers these benefits to both thieves and brokers: “Our only objective for the TIA Model Broker-Carrier Contract was to create a fair and balanced model contract that would raise standards and meet the best interests of both brokers and carriers,” said Robert Voltmann, President and CEO of TIA. The carrier and broker can sign the TIA model broker contract without being afraid of hidden provisions. After contributing to the creation and implementation of the NITL/TIA Shipper 3PL contract, which became a standard industrial contract, TIA formed a committee consisting of an equal number of asset-based and non-assets-based TIA members to develop the TIA model brokerage contract. Dispute resolution: offer for dispute resolution with the choice of open arbitration forum for the parties to be negotiated. Easy to use: The contract is available on the TIA website, both in interactive PDF and text format. The Association of Transport Intermediaries (TIA), a professional association of external logistics providers (3PLs), has developed a model broker carrier.