What happens if my package is damaged during shipping?
Shipping carriers can be liable if you have proof they damaged the product during shipping. This can be hard to prove since you can’t see what’s going on with every individual package. But many of the major carriers offer shipping insurance to let the sender file a claim if the package was damaged or lost in transit.
Is buyer or seller responsible for damage during shipping?
Who is liable for shipping damage? From the simplest standpoint, the carrier has responsibility and liability when they take control of cargo from the seller. The buyer takes responsibility when it signs off on the shipment after delivery by essentially stating the cargo was in good condition when they received it.
What is the shipper responsible for?
A shipper is a person who is entrusted with the responsibility of transportation of goods and commodities. In the shipping industry, a shipper’s role is very vital and something that can never be overlooked.