In this contract, Carrier means M.E.G. In. Tr. San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. (FAST EXPRESS); Consignor means the natural person or legal entity who consigns the cargo; Consignee means the natural person or legal entity to whom cargo is consigned; and Cargo means the parcel or commercial product carried
Cargo carriage is carried out in accordance with the existing laws, regulative rules of the carrier and the terms of this contract.
In the event that any consignments rejected by the consignee are notified to the consignor and no reply is received from the latter not later than 7 days, such consignments shall be destroyed or returned to the consignor, and any and all expenses to be incurred for such operations shall be for the consignor’s account
It is the consignor’s responsibility to pack the cargo in accordance with the carriage terms and nature of the cargo at hand or on land or air means of transport. Consignor is deemed to worth his salt and is obliged to ensure that the package of the cargo is of robustness, dimensions and standards as required by the cargo service. It is the consignor who is responsible for any tangible and intangible damages to arise out of any loss or damage, and the carrier is not responsible towards the consignor and the consignee. Any claims of compensation to be made by the consignor and the consignee shall not be accepted by the carrier
Any goods which are prohibited or restricted to carry by laws or rules and for which any related documents have not been submitted, any perishable, breakable, effluvial, inflammable, explosive, toxic, fluid, corrosive, magnetic, radioactive, volatile substances and any materials of similar properties are not carried. Checks, bonds, policies, stocks, bills, securities (any documents with no original copy), ocean bills of lading, valuable goods and any other documents of similar nature are not carried. Consignor may not be materially held responsible for any damages arising from the carriage of such cargos not declared at the time of the delivery thereof to the carrier by the consignor. In case of the loss of such specified goods the carrier is not responsible for any tangible and intangible damages.
Carriage fee of any cargo so carried is collected according to the status of service to the countries as designated by the carrier (in terms of Country and Region) and to the price list as fixed by the carrier. Consignor guarantees to pay immediately in cash any and all payable carriage fees and costs (charges, taxes, duties, etc.) arising from the price list of the carrier, laws and these carriage terms and conditions.
Any carried cargo is priced on the higher of the actual weight or volume thereof (Volume/weight = Width x Length x Height / 5000) (dimensions to be taken in cm)
In case of commercial cargos, it is a legal necessity that the consignor should produce a delivery note or invoice
As per the privacy of life principles as provided for in the article 20 of the Constitution, the contents of the cargos delivered to the carrier by the consignor are not inspected. In case of any loss of the cargos which the consignor delivers to the carrier without an inspection of contents or deficiency of the contents thereof, the carrier shall not be held responsible towards the consignor or the consignee. No claims of material or spiritual damages may be made against the carrier
Carrier’s responsibility is limited to any damages and losses occurring during the period of time elapsing from the date when he takes delivery of the cargo and until the date when he delivers it. At the time of delivery of the cargo, the consignee must take delivery of the cargo by inspecting whether or not it is damaged while taking delivery thereof. In the event that any doubtful condition is observed, the parcel is unsealed any damage (if any) must be identified together with the official delivering the cargo. Carrier is not responsible for any damages and complaints filed after the delivery of the cargo.
In case of consignments which are payable by the consignee, if the consignee does not agree to pay the carriage fee, then the carriage fee and other costs (including any and all taxes and duties) are collected from the consignor.
Any and all taxes, duties and costs arising from carriage are for the consignor’s account. Unless prohibited by the lawmaker, the carrier charges any customs duties, warehousing fees, taxes, charges and other costs to arise from the consignee’s failure to obtain any necessary documentation and permissions to the consignee. In the event that the consignee fails to pay the same, then it is the consignorwho is responsible for the payment thereof
Carrier’s responsibility related to the international air transportation is limited to the international transportation terms. Accordingly, in case of loss of or damage to the consignment, the amount which the carrier is obliged to pay to the consignor may not exceed the amount as indicated in the proforma and USD 100,- (hundred US dollars) as a maximum. Insurance premium corresponding to the initial portion of USD 100,- (hundred US dollars) of the declared value is included in the carriage fee. Unless the consignor declares an additional value in the value declaration (customs value) on the front page of the bill of lading in writing, he agrees in advance that the maximum compensable value of his consignment remains within such limits. When the consignor requires a higher insurance value, the consignor must notify the carrier of this, and either the consignor or the carrier may issue a supplementary insurance policy and insure the consignment up to a maximum amount of USD 10.000,- (ten thousand US dollars). In both cases, the insurance premium is payable by the consignor. Carrier may not be held responsible for any consignments delivered or shipped without the issuance of a policy.
Carrier delivers the cargo to any person who agrees to take delivery thereof at the consignee’s address against his signature. In this case, the carrier considers the statement of the recipient to be true and performs the delivery without requiring the recipient to prove his identity. Any problems to arise from such recipient are not accepted by the carrier.
Carrier may not be held responsible for any delays of the aircraft and other means of transport by which the cargo shall be carried and for any delays to arise out of the extension of time caused by customs clearance procedures, etc. during the period elapsing between the receipt of such cargo by the carrier and its delivery to the consignee.
Carrier does not take any risk of damage compensation in case of the return of any cargo which has been delivered to the consignee upon the consignor’s instructions or which has not been accepted by such consignee. Consignor now agrees this and carriage and other procedures are carried out considering that such cargo has a value of TRL 1,- (one Turkish lira).
Consignor and the consignee are deemed to have agreed to the fact that all or part of any carriage operations between those people as deemed proper by the carrier and any other individuals and organisations that the carrier has contracts may be caused to be carried out by third parties in the manner as deemed proper by the carrier.
Any service provider or staff members or representatives of the carrier may not modify nor remove any of the provisions of these terms of carriage.
Competent courts and bailiff’s offices shall have jurisdiction over any disputes to arise out of these terms between the carrier and the consignor.