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Homework answers / question archive / East Mississippi Community College ECON 2123 Chapter 22-LEGAL ASPECTS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRUE/FALSE 1)The term special bailee is an historical term, but a special bailee has no greater duty than any other bailee

East Mississippi Community College ECON 2123 Chapter 22-LEGAL ASPECTS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRUE/FALSE 1)The term special bailee is an historical term, but a special bailee has no greater duty than any other bailee

Economics

East Mississippi Community College

ECON 2123

Chapter 22-LEGAL ASPECTS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

TRUE/FALSE

1)The term special bailee is an historical term, but a special bailee has no greater duty than any other bailee.

 

                                           

 

  1. The storage of goods in a warehouse and the shipment of goods by a common carrier are examples of special bailments.

 

                                           

 

  1. To be engaged in warehousing, an enterprise must have appropriate storage buildings.

 

                                           

 

  1. A warehouser is an insurer of goods.

 

                                           

 

  1. The rights and duties of warehousers are regulated by the UCC.

 

                                           

 

  1. A public warehouser has a lien against the goods stored for reasonable costs incurred from the storage.

 

                                           

 

  1. A warehouse receipt is considered a document of title.

 

                                           

 

  1. A warehouse receipt may be either negotiable or nonnegotiable.

 

                                           

 

  1. A transferee of a nonnegotiable warehouse receipt acquires only the title and rights that the transferor had actual authority to transfer.

 

                                           

 

  1. A negotiable warehouse receipt states that the goods received will be delivered to the bearer or to the order of any named person.

 

                                           

 

  1. A negotiable warehouse receipt that provides for delivery of the goods to the order of Jill Jones may be negotiated by delivery of the document to the purchaser.

 

 

  1. If a warehouse receipt provides for the delivery of the goods “to the bearer,” the receipt may be negotiated by transfer of the document.

 

                                           

 

  1. The rights of a holder of a duly negotiated warehouse receipt are extinguished by the warehouser's surrender of goods to the depositor.

 

                                           

 

  1. The purchase of a warehouse receipt by due negotiation eliminates all prior claims.

 

                                           

 

  1. Field warehousing is the storage of farm crops in the field where they have been grown.

 

                                           

 

  1. General contract law determines whether a limitation clause is a part of the contract between the warehouser and the customer.

 

                                           

 

  1. Unlike warehouse receipts, bills of lading and airbills are documents of title.

 

                                           

 

  1. Bills of lading for intrastate shipments are governed by the UCC, while those for interstate shipments are regulated by the Federal Bills of Lading Act.

 

                                           

 

  1. A bill of lading will be negotiable if its terms are that the goods are to be delivered to "bearer" or to "the order of" a named person.

 

                                           

 

  1. The rights of a transferee of a negotiable bill of lading are defeated if the goods have been stopped in transit.

 

                                           

 

  1. If a common carrier delivers goods to the wrong person, the carrier is liable for breach of contract and for the tort of conversion.

 

                                           

 

  1. A common carrier is liable for all delays in the delivery of goods.

 

 

  1. Contract clauses that limit a common carrier's liability are void as contrary to public policy.

 

                                           

 

  1. A common carrier transporting goods under a COD shipment is liable if it takes a check in payment and the check bounces.

 

                                           

 

  1. A factor is a consignee.

 

                                           

 

  1. A sale by a factor can pass title to goods from the consignor to the purchaser.

 

                                           

 

  1. A person who attends a banquet given at a hotel is considered a guest for purposes of determining the liability of the hotelkeeper.

 

                                           

 

  1. At common law, a hotelkeeper was absolutely liable for damage to, or loss of, a guest’s property unless the hotelkeeper could show that the damage or loss was caused solely by an act of God, a public enemy, an act of a public authority, the inherent nature of the property, or the fault of the guest.

 

                                           

 

  1. In most states, statutes limit or provide a method of limiting the common law liability of a hotelkeeper.

 

                                           

 

  1. As a general rule, a hotelkeeper has a lien on the property of boarders or lodgers.

 

                                           

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