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Transportation Services Agreement

PandaTip: The beginning of this template serves to define the parties to this transportation services agreement, and establish points of contact for each party.

This Transportation Services Agreement between [Sender.Name] (Service Provider) and [Client.Name] (Client) is in effect as of [Agreement.Date] and will commence upon delivery of goods or termination of said contract.
[Sender.Name] (Service Provider) will make deliveries to any and all centers as per the approved distribution plan and instruction [Client.Name] (Client). Both parties will be responsible for the following terms and conditions,

Client Point of Contact

[Client.Street] [Client.Email]
Street Email
[Client.City], [Client.State] [Client.Zip] [Client.Phone]
City, State, Zip Phone

[Sender. Company] Point of Contact

[Sender.Street] [Sender.Email]
Street Email
[Sender.City], [Sender.State] [Sender.Zip] [Sender.Phone]
City, State, Zip Phone

Transporter Responsibility

PandaTip: This area of the transportation agreement template defines your responsibilities as the transporter. Immediately below it, the “client responsibility” section defines your client’s responsibilities as they relate to this transportation services agreement template.

[Sender.Name] will be responsible for the following terms and conditions as follows:

  • Service Provider will transport goods too all designated areas as provided by Client.
  • Service Provider will be responsible for all fuel and maintenance of vehicles deployed for above transportation.
  • Service Provider will maintain insurance of all vehicles being deployed under this contract and upon request will furnish proof of such insurance to Client.
  • All transportation will commence within 24 hours of notification by Client or any personelle deemed qualified to deploy said transportation.
  • Service Provider will properly secure and cover all goods being transported from any weather, road, or other hazardous conditions during contract.
  • Service Provider will arrange for the security of all trucks on transit as well as work with local officials to secure the overall security of all trucks during transit.


The transporter will provide as well as remain responsible for all personelle deemed necessary for the transport of goods. All personnel will have criminal and state backgrounds conducted and will provide adequate licensing to work in US.

Client Responsibility

Client will pay for any costs of transportation such as toll roads, turnpikes, or any unforeseen road fees.

Full payment for all loads conducted will be subject [Payment.Terms].

Client will be responsible for all goods prior to pickup and upon delivery of goods.

Client will be responsible for providing a bill of lading detailing all items being provided for transport.

Client will be responsible for inspecting goods upon delivery, prior to accepting delivery.

General Provisions

PandaTip: This section of the template includes general contract terms. If you have additional terms that you’d like to include, you can paste them below.

Any losses sustained during the transportation from point of loading to the final destination will be deducted against the transport invoice.
In the event thatof theft from a truck by armed men, or any other person with fire arms, the case will immediately be investigated in collaboration with local law enforcement. The Service Provider will not be held responsible for such a loss arising from armed attack until investigation is complete and case is closed.
This may be modified or extended by written agreement of both parties.
In the event of an disagreement arising out of this contract, the parties agree to Negotiate a settlement of this agreement, or failing to reach a settlement submit the Disagreement to mediation prior to any case filings.

Penalty Clause

PandaTip: This template section defines the penalties that your client will be entitled to should delivery be delayed due your own misconduct or neglect.

Should delivery be delayed to due the Service Provider’s own misconduct or gross negligence, Service Provider will be granted 48 hours to complete delivery. If the provider is unable to correct the issue within the allotted time the client will reserve the right to charge the transporter for the delay at the rate of $20.00 per ton per day for each day the convoy/truck is delayed after 48 hours. Furthermore, Client will reserve the right to hire another Provider to complete delivery of any delayed shipments.

Termination of Agreement

Client reserves the right to terminate this contract at any point with prior written notification. In such termination. except when the termination is due to a breach of this agreement by transporter, Client shall pay cost per ton up to the location of termination to Service Provider.

Force Majeure

PandaTip: This section of the template protects you from liability in the event that shipment is delayed for any of the reasons listed. It also protects your client in the event that they are forced to violate this transportation services agreement for reasons beyond their control.

Any delays happening in the instance of “Force Majeure” where one or both of the contracting individuals becomes unable to perform their obligations under the terms of this contract; then no party shall be held responsible for termination of contract. Client is then responsible for the calculation of payment at the rate per ton per kilometer up to the point where transportation was interrupted.


PandaTip: Once the template is completed and ready to send, you and your client will be able to e-sign from a computer or smartphone. PandaDoc’s electronic signatures are legally binding.

By affixing their respective electronic signatures below, the Parties hereby agree to enter into, enforce, and uphold the entirety of this transportation services agreement for the agreed term.

Transportation Services Agreement Template

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