Terms & Conditions
The following is a contract between the broker, Cosmos Auto Inc., herein
referred to as Broker and the customer herein referred to as Customer. The
Carrier (subcontractor) will be referred to as Cosmos' agent.
Customer warrants that it is the registered legal owner of the vehicle, or that it
has been authorized by legal owners to enter into this Agreement. Customer
agrees to pay the price quoted for delivered vehicle(s), including all COD
amounts and any additional charges initially agreed upon. COD's must be
paid in cash, cashiers check or money order.
Customer shall inform Cosmos Auto Inc. if the vehicle is inoperable (unable to
be driven under its own power) or oversized (lift kit, oversized tires, dually,
etc.).If carrier is not informed prior to pick-up, all extra charges must be paid
prior to delivery.The Customer shall prepare the vehicle for shipment including
all non-permanent outside mounted luggage and other racks prior to
shipment. No vehicle shall contain more than 1/4 tank of fuel to adhere to U.S.
D.O.T. safety regulations.
Broker and its agent will not be liable for damage caused by leaking fluids,
freezing, or antennas not tied down. Inspection of mechanical functions,
exhaust systems, alignment, suspension or tuning of engine are not practical
at time of shipment. Broker and its agent shall not be liable for damages not
caused by their negligence, including: damages caused by mechanical
malfunctions; defective or insufficient brakes, parking brake or parking gear;
overloaded vehicles; acts of God; damage caused by tie downs that break or
tear due to vehicle's age or conditions; any damages caused by the loading or
unloading of inoperable and low profile vehicles; any convertible tops that are
loose, torn, or have visible wear, bras, or any other type of canvas or material
covering; damage that is undetectable due to vehicle's dirty condition at the
time of pickup. If the vehicle shall become inoperable during transport an
additional $100 will be charged to the customer.
Cosmos Auto Inc. does not agree to transport the vehicle on any particular
truck, nor in time for any particular event, due to possible delays caused by
weather, road conditions, mechanical problems, etc. Cosmos' agent shall use
its best efforts to deliver the vehicle within estimated time, however because
unforeseeable factors previously mentioned could delay delivery beyond the
estimated time. Broker and it's agent does not guarantee the date or time of
pick up and/or delivery.
Vehicle should be free of any personal or household items. Broker and its
agents are not responsible for personal items left in vehicle, nor for damage
caused to the vehicle from excessive or improper loading of personal items.
The following items are not allowed to be in the vehicle at time of shipment:
electronic equipment, valuables, plants, pets, alcohol, drugs, firearms,
explosives, ammunition, flammables, jewelry, furs, money or contraband.
All vehicles going to/from Hawaii/Alaska must be completely empty of all items
inside the vehicle or trunk. Maximum of 1/4 tank
of fuel is allowed, no cracked windshield, no broker seats, parking brake must
work, vehicle must be clean for inspection. Maximum height allowed is 7 feet.
If shipping from Hawaii you must have a current registration and title or a letter
from your financing company stating that it's ok for the vehicle to be taken off
the island. The navigation companies we use do reinforce those rules.
In case the owner or its agents are unavailable and/or unreachable on or 24
hours prior to the delivery scheduled date, storage and a redelivery charge will
be assessed. Customer shall pay any and all costs, including storage, towing
and additional delivery costs incurred as a result of Customer's breach of any
warranty or obligation under this Agreement. Customer agrees to hold Broker
and its agent harmless of any costs, expenses, damages, losses and claims
caused by Customer's breach of any warranty or obligations under this
Agreement. Customer shall not be entitled to refunds for services rendered.
Auto rental accruals will not be honored.
The vehicle will be covered by the Carriers' cargo insurance up to the vehicle's
market value. Any claim for loss or damage must be noted and signed on the
condition report at time of delivery. Signing the agent's bill of lading at
destination without notation of damages shall be evidence of satisfactory
delivery of the vehicle. Any claim of damages caused by assigned Carrier
must be made within 5 (five) days of delivery and must be reported to that
designated Carrier. Customer will not seek to charge back a credit card or
stop a check to offset any dispute for damage claim.
Customer has the option to cancel at any time prior to the vehicle being
assigned to a transporter at no cost to the Customer. If the vehicle is assigned
to a transporter before Customer cancels, Broker will charge Customer the
amount of $50 (fifty).
This supersedes all prior written and oral representation of Broker and
constitutes the entire agreement between Customer and Broker and may not
be changed except in writing signed by an officer of Broker.
Terms & Conditions