19 July 2012
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CMR

CMR (Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road) is the official international consignment note, which was adopted in Geneva in 1956. As the name says CMRs are used in road transport. What if road transport would not be using CMRs? • It would be unclear who is responsible for the damages caused during transportation and the liability would most probably fall on the sender. • If the cargo should get damaged during transportation, the sender would have no possibility to prove the carrier’s liability. […]

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