Oncarriage, LLC. (a subsidiary of Nuvocargo Inc.) with its principal place of business at 154 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013, for itself and on behalf of its affiliated companies and divisions which are also deemed parties to this Agreement, collectively hereinafter referred to as “Broker”, in its capacity as an authorized property broker, provides a service that allows, via the website at nuvocargo.com (the “Site”), or via mobile phone or email, third parties registered as “Customers” (as further defined below) to post or request shipments requiring over-the-road transportation (collectively, with the Site and all services provided therein, the “Service”). As used herein, the term “Customer” means any entity establishing an Account as a customer. In order to use the Service, whether requesting Services via the Site or otherwise, Customers must register for an account on the Site (“Account”) and provide certain information as prompted by the registration form. Customer represents and warrants that all required registration information it submits (whether via the Site or otherwise) is truthful and accurate and that Customer will maintain the accuracy of such information. The Service, and this Agreement, apply only to Broker’s arrangement of for-hire motor carrier transportation regarding shipments moving to, from or within the United States, Mexico and Canada and do not apply to any other services that Broker may provide including, but not limited to, customs brokerage services.BROKER ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT, AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME BY BROKER AND AS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE A SHIPMENT IS POSTED TO THE SERVICE BY CUSTOMER. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICE, YOU, “CUSTOMER”, ARE ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF, THE COMPANY, ENTITY OR ORGANIZATION THAT YOU REPRESENT, AND THE OWNER OF THE SHIPMENT BEING IDENTIFIED BY YOU. YOU FURTHER REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT, AUTHORITY, AND CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT, ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF, ON BEHALF OF THE CUSTOMER THAT YOU IDENTIFY AS WHEN ACCESSING THE SERVICE, AND ON BEHALF OF THE OWNER OF THE SHIPMENT IDENTIFIED BY YOU. ANY TERMS AND CONDITIONS ON ANY TRANSACTIONAL OR SHIPMENT-SPECIFIC DOCUMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY BILL OF LADING, DOCK RECEIPT OR SIMILAR DOCUMENTATION EXCHANGED BETWEEN THE PARTIES OTHER THAN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY SERVICES PERFORMED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND SHALL NOT BE BINDING ON OR APPLICABLE TO BROKER. YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE OR ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT IF YOU ARE NOT AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD, HAVE FULL LEGAL CAPACITY AND IN THE CASE OF A LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE, HAVE FULL AUTHORITY TO REPRESENT THE STATED CUSTOMER. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE. BROKER MAY TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO AND ABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE AT ANY TIME, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION WHETHER WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE. THIS AGREEMENT APPLIES EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT IT CONFLICTS WITH, OR IS EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY, A WRITTEN CONTRACT SIGNED BY AN OFFICER OF BROKER. UPON THE REASONABLE REQUEST OF BROKER, CUSTOMER SHALL PROVIDE ALL DOCUMENTATION AND OTHER INFORMATION REQUESTED IN CONNECTION WITH APPLICABLE “KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER” AND ANTI-MONEY-LAUNDERING RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES OF BROKER.
Broker will charge and Customer will pay the rates and charges set forth in the Quote without offset. Customer agrees to pay Broker without offset or withholding of any type and within fifteen (15) days of receiving the invoice, with interest accruing monthly at a rate of one percent (1%) per month on any unpaid balance. Customer shall also be liable for any expenses, taxes, import and export duties and fees and other governmental charges incurred in the rendering of the Services, including attorney fees, Broker incurs in collecting its rates and charges. CUSTOMER SHALL ALSO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIAL CHARGES IMPOSED BY THE SERVICING MOTOR CARRIER WHICH WERE NOT ANTICIPATED BY BROKER AT THE TIME BROKER ARRANGED FOR SERVICES WITH SERVICING MOTOR CARRIER OR WHICH WERE NOT OTHERWISE INCLUDED IN THE RATE QUOTED BY BROKER. IF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY CUSTOMER IS INACCURATE OR INCOMPLETE, CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT AGREED UPON RATES MAY, IN BROKER’S SOLE DISCRETION, BE REVISED TO REFLECT THE GOODS ACTUALLY TENDERED OR SERVICES RENDERED.
CUSTOMER SHALL DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS BROKER, ITS AFFILIATED ENTITIES, AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, MEMBERS, AND DIRECTORS FROM AND AGAINST, AND SHALL PAY AND REIMBURSE EACH OF THEM FOR, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, FINES, JUDGMENTS, PENALTIES AND AMOUNTS (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO: (i) BREACH BY CUSTOMER OF THIS AGREEMENT; (ii) THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUL CONDUCT OF CUSTOMER, ITS AGENTS, CONTRACTORS OR EMPLOYEES; (iii) VIOLATION BY CUSTOMER, ITS AGENTS, CONTRACTORS OR EMPLOYEES OF ANY APPLICABLE LAWS, RULE OR REGULATION; OR (iv) CUSTOMER’S FAILURE TO PROVIDE, OR BROKER’S COMPLIANCE WITH OR RELIANCE ON, INSTRUCTIONS, DIRECTIONS, OR REQUEST OF CUSTOMER. THE FOREGOING NOTWITHSTANDING, CUSTOMER’S OBLIGATION TO HOLD HARMLESS, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, PAY AND REIMBURSE SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT ANY CLAIM IS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT OF THE PARTY OTHERWISE SEEKING THE PROTECTIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH (EACH OF WHICH, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BROKER, IS AN INTENDED THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARY OF THIS AGREEMENT).
Broker’s sole responsibility with respect to selection and retention of Servicing Motor Carriers is to make reasonable efforts to place Customer’s loads with responsible Servicing Motor Carriers, and that solely in the case of United States Servicing Motor Carriers are: (i) authorized to perform the services required by Customer; (ii) which such carriers do not hold an “unsatisfactory” or unfit safety rating from the U.S. Department of Transportation; and (iii) that possess all insurance coverages required by Applicable Law. Broker makes no express or implied warranties or guarantees concerning delivery time or the locating of a Servicing Motor Carrier to provide the transportation services requested by Customer.
Broker shall comply with all insurance and bonding requirements imposed upon it by law, including its obligation to maintain a surety bond or trust fund agreement, provided however, that such bonding and/or insurance requirements shall not be interpreted to supersede and/or substitute any insurance and/or bonding requirements that the Customer and/or Servicing Motor Carries shall maintain as a matter of legal requirements or reasonable commercial caution, for which Broker shall under no circumstance shall be responsible and for which liability Customer hereby explicitly releases Broker.
Shipments tendered hereunder may be accepted by the Servicing Motor Carrier on a bill of lading or similar transportation document setting forth the respective legal rights and obligations of Customer and the Servicing Motor Carrier. In no event shall the terms or conditions of any such bill of lading or other document used by Customer and the Servicing Motor Carrier apply to Broker’s Services or otherwise be binding on Broker. Upon request of Customer, Broker shall request that Servicing Motor Carriers obtain a delivery receipt from the consignee, showing the products delivered, the condition of the shipment and the date and time of such delivery. Customer waives access to Broker’s records pursuant to 49 C.F.R. Part 371.
Broker agrees to notify Customer of any accident or other event of which Broker is apprised and which prevents the motor carrier from making a timely delivery.
Customer is responsible for obtaining the data network access necessary to use the Services. Customer’s mobile network’s data and messaging rates and fees may apply if Customer accesses or uses the Service from a wireless-enabled device. Customer is responsible for acquiring and updating compatible hardware or devices necessary to access and use the Service and any updates thereto. Broker does not guarantee that the Service, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular hardware or devices. In addition, the Service may be subject to malfunctions and delays inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BROKER (OR ITS SUPPLIERS) BE LIABLE TO CUSTOMER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR CUSTOMER’s USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFIT OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, EVEN IF BROKER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, BROKER’S (AND ITS SUPPLIERS’) LIABILITY TO CUSTOMER FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SERVICE (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) FIFTY US DOLLARS ($50) OR (B) AMOUNTS CUSTOMER HAS PAID BROKER IN THE PRIOR 12 MONTHS (IF ANY). THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE THIS LIMIT.
The Service might contain links to third party websites, services, and advertisements for third parties (collectively, “Third Party Sites & Ads”). Such Third Party Sites & Ads are not under the control of Broker and Broker is not responsible for any Third Party Sites & Ads. Broker provides these Third Party Sites & Ads only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third Party Sites & Ads. Customer uses all Third Party Sites & Ads at Customer’s own risk. When Customer links to a Third Party Site & Ad, the applicable third party’s terms and policies apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices. Customer should make whatever investigation Customer feels necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such Third Party Sites & Ads.
All trademarks, logos and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Service are Broker property or the property of other third parties. Customer is not permitted to use these Marks without Broker’s prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.
Customer consents to receive communications from Broker in an electronic form and agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Broker provides to Customer electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were be in a hardcopy writing and expressly agrees to be bound by all transactions with Broker conducted through electronic means without the need of physical signatures. The foregoing does not affect Customer’s non-waivable rights.
Neither party shall assign this Agreement or any rights hereunder without the prior written consent of the other party, except that (i) Broker may assign this Agreement to any of its parent, subsidiary, or related companies, (including, but not limited to, Nuvocargo Inc), or to any surviving company in a merger or acquisition; and (ii) Broker may assign or otherwise encumber any and all collection rights hereunder in favor of any third party, including financial institutions. Any assignment made pursuant to this paragraph shall be binding upon all assigns, heirs, and successors of the assigning party. Customer acknowledges and agrees that Broker is authorized to subcontract provision of the Services to third parties on any terms acceptable to Broker in Broker’s sole discretion.
Except for regular business communications, which may be transmitted through procedures established by agreement or acquiescence, all notices made hereunder shall be provided in writing and delivered by certified mail, or overnight courier with tracking capabilities. Notices transmitted by certified mail or overnight courier shall be deemed received as of the date and time signed for by recipient. If to Customer, notices shall be addressed to the address provided by Customer when registering for the Service, as updated by Customer from time to time. If to Broker, notice shall be addressed as set forth below:
Attn: Deepak Chuugani
154 Grand St, Level 5
New York, NY 10013
Neither party, nor any Servicing Motor Carrier, shall be liable for any delay in the performance of their respective obligations under this Agreement resulting from any force majeure, including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of government or other civil or military authorities, acts of terror, war, riots, or any other event of like kind beyond the reasonable control of the party. In the event of a force majeure, the affected party shall promptly notify the other party in writing, stating the reasons for the inability to comply with the provisions of this Agreement, and the expected duration of the force majeure.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between the parties and supersedes any and all prior agreements and understanding, either oral or written.
In the event either party incurs reasonable attorney fees, costs, or expenses in enforcing any of the provisions of this Agreement, or in exercising any right or remedy arising out of any breach of this Agreement by the other party, the prevailing party shall be entitled to receive reasonable attorney fees, costs, and expenses from the other party.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid under the laws of the Federal government, any State, Province, Territory, Municipality or any other jurisdiction having authority, such provision will be deemed to have no effect in such jurisdiction, but all other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
The parties have entered into this Agreement pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 14101(b) for the purpose of providing and receiving transportation services under the rates and conditions set forth in this Agreement. The Parties expressly waive any and all rights and remedies under Part B of Subtitle IV to Title 49 of the U.S. Code, to the extent that such rights or remedies conflict with this Agreement. Customer hereby waives its right to obtain copies of Broker’s records as provided for under 49 C.F.R. Part 371.
Customer and Broker each warrants to the other and agrees that neither it nor any of its officers, directors, employees or agents nor any other person or entity acting on its behalf shall take any action in connection with the transportation activities described herein which would constitute a violation of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or the corresponding Mexican anti-corruption laws (Ley General del Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción y sus disposiciones complementarias). In particular, neither Customer nor Broker, nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees or agents nor any other person or entity acting on their behalf shall request, induce, make, offer, authorize or promise to make any payment or transfer of anything of value, directly or indirectly, (i) to any governmental official or employee (including employees of government-owned or government-controlled corporations, agencies or bodies), (ii) any official or employee of a public international organization, (iii) to any political party, official of a political party or candidate, or (iv) to any third party knowing, believing, or suspecting that such third party will give or transfer the payment or thing of value, or any portion thereof, to any of the foregoing persons in order to obtain or retain business or for any other improper purpose.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between the parties and supersedes any and all prior agreements and understanding, either oral or written. This Agreement shall be deemed to have been drawn in accordance with the statutes and laws of the state of New York and in the event of any disagreement or dispute regarding services subject to this Agreement, to the extent not otherwise governed by U.S. federal law, the laws of the state of New York shall apply and suit must be brought in courts serving New York County, New York as each party specifically submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for disputes involving or arising from this Agreement or services rendered (or not received) pursuant to this Agreement. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and venue in, such courts and waive any and all challenges to such venue or jurisdiction. Unless otherwise specified, the word “dollar” and the “$” sign used herein refer to United States currency, and all amounts to be advanced, paid or calculated hereunder are to be advanced, paid or calculated in United States currency. This Agreement is drawn in English. In the event it is interpreted to any other language, any such interpretation shall be for the convenience of the parties only. The English language version is the official agreed upon version and will govern any conflict with any version in any other language.
We collect information directly from you when you provide it to us and automatically when you use the Site.
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Site. If, however, you access or use the Site, you may be required to specifically and knowingly provide certain information that will allow us to facilitate such access or use. For example, parts of our Site allow you to purchase products and services. If you wish to purchase such products or services, we will request and collect from you the information needed to fulfill your order or request, just as though your order or request had been made on paper. Information that we request may include, without limitation, personal information such as your name, email address, and other unique identifiers. You acknowledge that your access and use of certain portions of the Site is conditioned on your provision of certain information, including personal information. You may decline to share information with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Site.
If you simply browse through the Site without actively and voluntarily providing us information in response to direct and explicit prompts for the same (e.g., you merely read Site pages or download information), we will nevertheless automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally.
Such information that we automatically collect and store may include but is not limited to the following information about your visit:
The internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university's domain) from which you access our Site and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer, smartphone, or other device used to access whenever you are surfing the web) assigned to the device you use to access our Site.
The type of browser and operating system you use to access our Site.
The date and time you access our Site.
The Site pages you visit.
If you linked to the Site from another website, the internet address of that website.
The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include:
Pages of the Site may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us to, for example, count users who have visited those pages and for other related statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Site pages or content and verifying system and server integrity).
We may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze the information we collect automatically.
We use the information that you provide to us, including personal information, and which we collect from and about you to:
Operate, maintain, and provide the Site and the products and services provided thereon;
Process registration with the Site and open, maintain, and close accounts;
Fulfill your order or request for services;
Respond to your electronic inquiries;
Provide you with information, communications, etc. relevant to your use of the Site and products and services provided thereon in which you have expressed interest;
Improve, expand, and troubleshoot the Site and the products and services provided thereon;
Make the Site more useful to visitors and learn about the number of visitors to the different sections of the Site, what information is of most and least interest, and technical information that will enhance ease of use, such as the types of technology our visitors use and system performance or problem areas;
Analyze user behavior in order to measure customer interest in the various areas of the Site, and for statistical purposes;
Use for internal business purposes;
Conduct billing and collection;
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, for business purposes without restriction.In addition, we may disclose information that we collect from you or you provide, including personal information:
To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them;
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Nuvocargo’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Nuvocargo about our Site users is among the assets transferred;
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
With your consent;
If required to do so to comply with any court order, law or legal process (including to respond to any government or regulatory request), or in the good-faith belief that such disclosure is so required;
To enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including the Terms and Conditions, and for billing and collection; and
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Nuvocargo, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. The safety and security of your personal information also depends on you. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the login credentials (including your account login username and password) we have given you (or you have chosen) to access to certain parts of the Site. Do not to share your password with anyone, and we urge you to be careful about giving out information in any public areas of the Site. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet and mobile platforms is not completely secure. Although we have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through our Site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. If your communication is very sensitive, or includes information such as your bank account, charge card, or social security number, you should send it by mail unless our Site indicates the particular transmission is secured. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.
For Site security purposes and to ensure that the Site and related products and services remains available to all users, Nuvocargo employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Our Site and the related services and products are not directed to or intended for use by individuals under the age of eighteen (18). We do not knowingly collect, keep or maintain personal information from individuals under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under the age of eighteen (18), you may not access or use the Site or the related services and products. If you are aware of any use of the Site by an individual under the age of eighteen (18), please inform us immediately so that we can terminate such usage.