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Legal Terms and Conditions of Homeshipping.com Shipping:

SET HERE BELOW ARE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH YOU ARE PERMITTED TO USE HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) WEB SHIPPING: PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION CAREFULLY. IF YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR AGREEMENT BELOW ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF AND THE ENTITY, IF ANY, WITH WHOM YOU ARE EMPLOYED OR REPRESENT. ONCE ACKNOWLEDGED, THIS DOCUMENT WILL CONSTITUTE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) AND YOU AND SUCH ENTITY (collectively referred to as "Customer" hereinafter) GOVERNING ALL USE OF WEB SHIPPING. WHEN USED IN THIS AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT"), THE NAME "HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY)" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UNIVERSAL EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL) CORPORATE SERVICES, INC. ITS PARENT AND ANY AND ALL OF ITS AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, INCLUDING HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) EXPRESS AND HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) GROUND. PLEASE PRINT OUT A COPY OF THIS AGREEMENT AND RETAIN IT WITH YOUR FILES FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.

Section 1. Grant. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) grants Customer a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-assignable right to use WEB SHIPPING, solely to label, rate, route, record, track, prepare and invoice shipments tendered to Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) by Customer for carriage and for no other purpose. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account number and its use within your organization.

Section 2. Intellectual Property Rights. Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) holds and retains all worldwide rights, title and interests, including without limitation, copyright, in and to WEB SHIPPING. Customer may not copy, modify, translate, transmit, distribute, adapt, reproduce, decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble WEB SHIPPING.

Section 3. Use. Customer agree to follow Homeshipping.com (a UEI company)'s instructions regarding the use of WEB SHIPPING. Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) may modify WEB SHIPPING at any time for any reason. Use of WEB SHIPPING to prepare shipments by or for the benefit of third party shippers is expressly prohibited. Customer is responsible for all charges incurred, where all charges will be automatically billed to customer’s credit card number rendered at the time of registration or any replacement credit card customer may choose. Charges may also be billed to customer’s account is applicable.

Section 4. Termination. Use of WEB SHIPPING may be terminated at any time for any reason.

Section 5. Disclaimer of Warranty. Customer expressly acknowledges and agrees that WEB SHIPPING is made available for Customer's use free of charge and that Customers use of WEB SHIPPING is at its sole risk. HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING WEB SHIPPING AND THE FUNCTIONING OF THE INTERNET WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) DOES NOT WARRANT THAT WEB SHIPPING WILL MEET ALL OF CUSTOMER'S REQUIREMENTS OR THAT ITS OPERATIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT ANY DEFECT WITHIN WEB SHIPPING WILL BE CORRECTED. FURTHERMORE, HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) DOES NOT WARRANT NOR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE RESULTS OF CUSTOMER'S USE OF WEB SHIPPING IN TERMS OF CAPABILITY, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION, REPRESENTATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY.

Section 6. Limitation of Liability. CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) IS PROVIDING THE USE OF WEB SHIPPING FREE OF CHARGE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES IN TORT, CONTRACT, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LAW RESULTING FROM THE USE OF WEB SHIPPING OR THE INTERNET, OR THE USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, WEB SHIPPING OR THE INTERNET, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, PROFITS, DATA, OR BUSINESS, AND DAMAGE TO CUSTOMER'S INTERNAL COMPUTER SYSTEMS EVEN IF HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY), OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF HOMESHIPPING.COM (A UEI COMPANY), HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Section 7. Terms and Conditions of Carriage.

(a) Customer agrees that domestic and international carriage by Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) of any shipments tendered to Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) using WEB SHIPPING shall be in accordance with the terms, conditions and limitations of liability set out on the NONNEGOTIABLE Air Waybill that will be filled out by the customer at the time of pick from the vendor who is ultimately chosen to perform the service, Label, Manifest, or Pick-Up Record (collectively "Shipping Documentation") and as appropriate any transportation agreement between Customer and Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) covering such shipment and in any applicable tariff, service Guide or Standard Conditions of Carriage, copies of which are available upon request, and which are incorporated into this Agreement by reference. If there is a conflict between the Shipping Documentation and any such document then in effect or this Agreement, the transportation agreement, tariff, Service Guide, Standard Conditions of Carriage, or this Agreement will control, in that order of priority. If a shipment originates outside the United States, the contract of carriage is with the Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) subsidiary, branch, or independent contractor who originally accepts the shipment.

(b) In the event Customer uses WEB SHIPPING to process shipments tendered to Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) for delivery to locations outside the United States or country of shipment origin, Customer will, at Customer's sole expense, assure that the terms and conditions of international carriage supplied by Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) from time to time (and which may be amended or modified from time to time at Homeshipping.com (a UEI company)'s sole discretion) are placed on the Shipping Documentation as may be instructed by Homeshipping.com (a UEI company), for all such international shipments. Customer will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Homeshipping.com (a UEI company), its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all losses, damages, claims and other items of cost and expense arising out of Customer's failure to apply the international carriage terms to the Shipping Documentation for such international shipments, including without limitation claims from the recipient of any shipment, and Customer's failure to follow Homeshipping.com (a UEI company)'s instructions in regard to the placement of the terms on the Shipping Documentation for such international shipments.

(c) Printed Signature. Customer acknowledges that if WEB SHIPPING is used to process shipments to locations outside the United States or country of shipment origin, Customer must enter the name of the person completing the Shipping Documentation to print in lieu of its manual signature on the Shipping Documentation, as applicable, for all shipments tendered by Customer to Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) using WEB SHIPPING. Customer further acknowledges that such printed name shall be sufficient to constitute the Customer's signature, and Customer's acceptance of Homeshipping.com (a UEI company)'s terms and conditions of carriage contained in the applicable transportation agreement, tariff, Service Guide, Standard Conditions, or Shipping Documentation, under which the shipment is accepted by Homeshipping.com (a UEI company), or its independent contractor.

(d) Unless otherwise indicated, the shipper's address indicated on the face of any Shipping Documentation is the place of execution and the place of departure and the recipient's address listed on the face of the Shipping Documentation is the place of destination. Unless otherwise indicated on the face of the Shipping Documentation the first carrier of all shipments is that vendor in which the customer has chosen to perform the shipping. Hence, in case of a claim, Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will guide customer in carrying the claim and processing it. It is customer’s sole duty to follow up with the claim with the vendor who performed the service for that claim. Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will only help the customer out of courtesy and is not responsible for the delays, losses damages of the shipments what-so-ever.


Section 9. Address Book. Subject to the terms listed below, addresses will remain in Your Address Book as long as You use WEB SHIPPING. If You do not use WEB SHIPPING for a period of 3 months, Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) has the right to delete Your addresses. However, Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will not delete Your WEB SHIPPING account. If You have any concerns, please email Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) at info@homeshipping.com. The Address Book is a feature provided free of charge by Homeshipping.com (a UEI company). You should maintain a back-up copy of Your addresses as Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will not be responsible for the loss of addresses contained in the Address Book. Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) may modify or terminate this feature at any time for any reason.

Section 10. Courtesy Rate Quote. The courtesy rate reflected here, if shown, may be different than the actual charges for Your shipment. Differences may occur based on actual weight, dimensions, and other factors. Consult the Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) professional staff at 310-330-5100 for more details.

Section 11. User’s login. With the user’s login at Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will store Your Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) WEB SHIPPING User ID and Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) account number in Your browser so that the next time You use WEB SHIPPING You won't have to remember them. If You select this option, You should know that unauthorized use of WEB SHIPPING could occur as WEB SHIPPING may be available to anyone with access to Your computer. You are responsible for all charges incurred under Your WEB SHIPPING User ID and Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) account number. By selecting this option You agree to the Registration and Security Terms and Conditions.

Section 12. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to its conflicts of law provisions. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement, or a portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. Any cause of action with respect to WEB SHIPPING must be instituted within one year after the claim or cause of action has arisen or be barred in a court of competent jurisdiction in California and in any other State other than California.

Section 13. Complete Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Customer and Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) with respect to WEB SHIPPING, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous understandings, representations, statements or agreements, written or oral, regarding WEB SHIPPING. No amendment to or modification of this Agreement will be binding on Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) without Homeshipping.com (a UEI company)'s written consent. The provisions of Sections 2, 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13 will survive the termination of this Agreement. Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) may modify this Agreement at any time for any reason.

Section 14. All shipments will be weighed and measured again. In case of a discrepancy in weight or measure, shipper authorizes Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) to charge his/her credit card or other payment methods against the extra weight or measure incurred.

Section 15. If for any reason the shipment is not pick up at the final destination, including, but not limited to refusal of delivery, customs hold, or any other reason, shipper authorizes Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) to charge his/her credit card or other payment methods against all destination charges, including storage, customs clearance, cost of the return or disposal of shipment, and other associated cost.

Section 16. Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) is an intermediate between the shipper and the carrier. In case of a claim, Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will guide the shipper how to complete a claim’s form, however, Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) will not be involved in the process of the claim. All claims will be conducted between the shipper and the carrier directly. All claims will be governed under the terms and conditions of this agreement and the terms and conditions that govern that particular carrier.

Section 17. The maximum liability for a shipment by Homeshipping.com (a UEI company) is $100.00, unless shipper buys additional insurance to cover the value of the shipment. Shipper may purchase up to 110% of the value of the shipment.

Section 18. Ground shipments must be scheduled 1 day in advance to secure a pick up.  The maximum size of a box cannot exceed 130 inches in length and girth.  Girth = Length +2(width+height).  To maintain your online rate, you may drop off your oversize ground shipment at any drop off location near you.  Drop off locations can be obtained from any customer service representative.

Section 19Methods_of_payment: Homeshipping.com a UEI company accepts different methods of payments, including, but not limited to, credit card, cashier check, money order and bank transfer. The company has the right to ask for alternative payments for the shipping services. If the credit payment exceeds $250.00, the card is a foreign card. The company has the right to ask for a different method of payments at anytime they deem necessary, even after the credit card had already been processed. In that case, Homeshipping.com will credit the full amount on the clients credit card, and ask for alternative payment method, such as cash, cashier check, money order or bank transfer. In the occasion where there is a dispute, Homeshipping.com has the right to credit the clients credit card or payment and refuse service. If the shipment had already been picked up, homeshipping.com has the right to hold the shipment until the payment dispute is completed. The cargo will remain at our secured warehouse. The client has the right to has the right to pick up the shipment or have another company handle the shipping.

Section 20Transit_time: on the Door to airport service, the trucking service, the ocean freight service is only an estimated transit time. In most cases the carriers will get your cargo on the time they list. There are many reasons carriers estimate the transit time, including but not limited to carriers cancellation of flights or vessels, carriers delays, short received, misrouting, Customs delays, Customs inspections or any other reason such as an act of God, or an act of nature. If you need your shipment to be guaranteed on time or your money back, then you must choose the guaranteed time sensitive service. If you do not choose the guaranteed service when applicable, your transit time is only an estimate. Door to door service using FedEx, DHL and UPS offer some guaranteed service on certain services, please make sure you let us know if youre looking for guaranteed service.

Section 21Packing: Homeshipping.com offers a convenient pick service from your home or business.  There is a big distinction between moving services and shipping services.  We offer shipping services.  This means that we only ship boxes, luggage, plastic containers, bales, pallets, boxed furniture and any other item that is inside a container.  Where a moving company is designed to come to your house, survey what you need shipped, pack it with top packing material and most likely load the items for you.  The difference in cost is huge.  Our company’s services are not designed to pack, survey and load.  We are designed to provide an Instant Online rate for individuals who are have their items packed in boxes, luggage, bicycle, car seats, skis, snow boards, wheels, auto parts, or any other item that the person may bring along with.  We also cater to small businesses with ready packed items, like boxes, pallets, and other machinery that is pre packed.  Packing is very essential for the security of your shipment.  Please make sure that use top quality new boxes and packing material to pack your goods.  Keep in mind your cargo may move between five to six warehouses, hundreds of people and machines before it is actually delivered to you.

Section 22Destination fees for ocean consolidation shipments (LCL) less than a container load: (HomeShipping.com does not profit from these destination fees): Here is a guideline of what you may expect to pay at destination. These fees are associated with services conducted at destination.  Destination agents do work hard to ensure that your documents and cargo is ready to be cleared from Customs. They have to dismantle the container and separate your shipment from the rest, store it in a Bonded Warehouse until Customs Clearance is completed.  We recommend that you develop a rapport with the destination agent. Be it an airline, a steamship line or even the local FedEx, DHL or UPS agent.  Below please note an example of a shipment that went to France.  Fees may differ from one country to another:
Dismantle Fee: € 90-->MINIMUM OR APPROXIMATE = $125.00
Import Formalities : € 90 -->MINIMUM OR APPROXIMATE = $125.00
Bill of Lading FEE : € 40 --> MINIMUM OR APPROXIMATE = $55.00
Documentation: € 15 -->MINIMUM OR APPROXIMATE = $20.00
Customs Stamps: € 7 --> MINIMUM OR APPROXIMATE = $10.00
Customs Inspection: € 30 --> MINIMUM OR APPROXIMATE = $40.00
We try to educate our clients as much as possible before they stumble into surprises.  This is, however, an informational statement and is meant to help you anticipate charges in advance. Customs duty and other related local charges that may be due on shipments that are subject to duty, including high value items, electronics, Art…etc.

Section 23.Residential pick ups and changes on Trucking Charges: While the system is able to generate a trucking rate for you, these inland trucking transportation rate is not confirmed unless the trucking company confirms to us that a proper vehicle is available to pick up your shipment.  Many of the trucking companies are able to generate an instant rate, but keep in mind that RESIDENTIAL pick cannot be confirmed unless a proper vehicle is available.  Once the order is placed, homeshipping.com will immediately try to match your shipment with the designated trucking company.  Homeshipping.com has the right to change the trucking company without notice.  Homeshipping.com will inform the client of any changes before payment is processed, or credit cards are run through.  Generating a trucking rate for a residential will not guarantee you a pick up the next day.  The trucking company may change and the rate may reflect accordingly.  Homeshipping.com will not process any credit card payments or any other method of payments before all changes are advised to client over the phone or in writing or both.  Homeshipping.com will continue to contract top carriers to enaure proper pick ups from residential areas.  If you have any questions regarding the residential pick ups, please contact us at 800-252-5262 immediately.

Section 24 .Trucking Service:

  1. This service is a trucking service and not a moving service
  2. A trucking service is only Curb to Curb.  Drivers will not go inside the house.
  3. Trucking orders will be confirmed by a representative over the phone.
  4. Some trucking companies are not equipped to pick up from residential area due to the size of the truck and the regulation of each individual city.
  5. Trucking companies will not pick up any loose furniture that is not professionally packed. Loose items and unpacked furniture will not be services.
  6. This is a very reliable service, however, it is a deferred service, and the time is estimated.  If you need time definite service, please do not use this service. 
  7. If an item is very heavy and cannot be lifted by the driver, typically, any box over 70 lbs, a lift gate must be used to carry that item and that may increase your cost.
  8. If you have a fork lift or have a dock high, there will be no additional cost.
  9. Again, this is a trucking service and not a Van Line moving service.  Moving services are typically charge a much higher price because of the labor involved.

Section 25PRIVACY POLICY:: We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page(s) you visited. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Section 26SECURITY POLICY: Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet. (Etc.)