We provide service within South-western Ontario.For special early delivery requests, please contact Discount Courier Services office for service availability and possible extra charges before sending shipment.

Collect Shipments
All shipments are accepted on a "bill shipper" basis unless pre-arranged with Discount Courier Services Inc.

Pre-Scheduled Pick-ups
Pre-scheduled pick-ups will be performed at times and rates as arranged by the customer with Discount Courier Services Inc. Pick-ups called at any other time will be subject to regular rates. If no shipment is available at the agreed pick-up time, a "no-service" fee of at least $15.00 will apply. If the shipper calls Discount Courier Services Inc. at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled pick-up time to cancel the pickup, the "no-service" fee will not apply.

Measurement & Oversize Shipments
Individual pieces over 50 lbs. will incur surcharges and additional charges for shipping more than one piece or package. Please contact Discount Courier Services for detailed information.

Insurance
Shipments are insured up to a maximum value of $25.00. Shipper shall have sole responsibility for insuring his goods above the maximum $ 25.00 available from carrier.

Limitation of Liability
The carrier agrees to transport the property described herein subject to the terms and conditions prescribed by the Public Commercial Vehicles Act and Regulations of Quebec and Ontario except as hereinafter provided, and in accordance with the rules and regulations published in the carrier's Tariff of Tolls in effect on the date thereof to which the shipper assents and as evidence thereof accepts this receipt. Any provision hereof prohibited by law shall to the extent prohibited be ineffective without invalidating any other provision hereof. This agreement constitutes the entire contract between the carrier and the shipper, and no agent servant or representative of the carrier has authority to alter, modify or waive any provisions of this contract. The amount of any loss to which the carrier is liable shall not exceed $ 25.00. Where no declared value has been specified, the carrier's maximum liability will be up to a maximum $ 25.00. In no event shall the carrier's liability exceed $ 25.00.

Discount Courier Services Inc. cannot insure the following commodities under any circumstances: tenders, antiques, currency, precious metals or stones, glass or glassware, ceramics, household goods, travellers cheques, works of art, liquor, wine, spirits, tobacco, cigars, cigarettes, stocks, bonds, bullion, money orders, stamps, jewellery, watches, cashier's cheques, plants, liquids, perishables, furs. All computers, electronic goods and the like must be in original manufacturer's packaging. If packaging is damaged in transit, it must be so noted upon delivery. Claims made on shipments signed for in good order will not be processed. Claimant agrees that notwithstanding any disclosure of the nature or value of the goods, the amount of any loss or damage, including consequential, incidental or indirect damage, loss of earnings or profits resulting from the loss of or damage to the goods, shall not exceed the maximum liability as set out above.

The carrier shall not be liable for any loss, damage or delay with respect to shipments containing documents which must be delivered within a certain time or by a certain date, including but not limited to, price quotations, tenders, bids or other contractual offers, whether arising from negligence or otherwise.

Incomplete and/or Incorrect Address
Discount Courier Services Inc. reserves the right to apply an additional $10.00 charge to shipments which show the consignee's address as a rural route number, post office box number, or an address which is incomplete, to cover additional costs incurred in locating the consignee. Outlying destinations may incur beyond charges and may require additional time for delivery.

Dangerous Goods
Hazardous goods as defined in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, Section 3, and Subsection 3.1-3.10 inclusive will not be accepted for transport unless specifically pre-arranged with Discount Courier Services Inc.

Packaging
Discount Courier Services Inc. reserves the right to refuse shipments not properly packaged. Whereas Discount Courier Services Inc. may, on occasion, accept unpackaged goods for delivery, such goods will be transported on an "owner's risk" basis, and Discount Courier Services Inc. will not accept any liability whatsoever for the conditions of the goods upon delivery.

Damage or Loss Claim
Written notice of loss or damage must be given to office staff within 24 hours of the time of delivery.

The claim must include:
a) A photocopy of the waybill or Manifest covering the shipment,
b) The reason for the claim (i.e. loss or damage),
c) Support documents to show the value of the shipment.

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