Moral Legal Cases
The case involved a bank lawsuit before the U.S. Court of Appeals, which is investigating
and evaluated Megatrux Transportation, Inc. for
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. Case Involves Stolen Items (New and
Seagate Technology, Inc. Conditioned and Conditioned Refurbished Hard Drives)
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. delivers products via ocean, air and road networks. That
Contract supply chain carrier to outsource road transport services to Megatrux
Transportation, Inc. then subcontracted the contract to another third party, Stallion Carrier
Firm (FindLaw.com, 2014). Megatrux’s third subcontract breach for Stallion
Megatrux and UPS for breach of agreement with Master Transportation Services
Agreement stating that Megatrux shall not subcontract its services (MTSA)
Other carriers not authorized by UPS Corporation.
UPS Inc. agrees to pay Seagate Technology, LLC $246,022 in damages and
Based on Megatrux, Stallion and
UPS. Due to the loss of the customer’s goods and the use of a third-party freight forwarder——
Stallion – UPS also filed suit against Megatrux. UPS contends that Seagate and
Loss and MTSA Standards Violation Claim Against Megatrux (FindLaw.com, 2014).
UPS, on the other hand, amended its complaint to include claim for attorney fees
The amount owed to Seagate according to the agreement. Court upholds UPS’s claim
Megatrux will pay $461,849.82. Megatrux also appealed, saying
District Court Wrongly Analyzed Case, Failed to Limit Damages to $100,000
view on the case
When it comes to the task of protecting customers’ products, people talk about service providers
Assume legal obligations and responsibilities. UPS has an obligation to protect and enforce these rights
requirements set forth in any contract between you and Seagate Technology, LLC. corresponding
Under the terms of the original contract with the customer, UPS subcontracted the road transport
Serving Megatrux, which is legal (Donahoe et al., 2017). UPS ASSUMES SOLE RESPONSIBILITY
Because it understands the legal aspects of the case when items are stolen and damaged,
Did not reach the customer as agreed in the contract. On the other hand, Megatrux
Violations of multiple treaties and agreements, including MTSA and the Carmack Amendment,
A statement that it should not outsource the services it provides to another company without prior notice
Discuss with UPS.
Megatrux is legally responsible because it has a duty to ensure that
The product arrives at its destination. UPS advised to sue Megatrux for breach of contract and
Responsible for the amount of product loss specified in the contract
(Maloof and Leland, 2019). In addition, UPS is obligated to indemnify Seagate for the loss
products, but UPS also rightly sued Megatrux for damages, which it did
Exacerbated by breach of contract and attorneys’ fees.
Reasons relevant to court decision
Appeals Court Denies Megatrux’s Claim and Grants UPS Motion
Megatrux is fully obligated to pay the previously determined subsequent claim in the amount of $461,849.42
Up to District Court, but UPS Can’t Get Attorney’s Fees.
FindLaw.com, (2014). UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS, INC., v. Great Wheel
Shipping company March 17, 2022 from
Donahoe E, Hathaway M, Lewis JA, Nye Jr JS, Tikk E, and Twomey P (2017). to get
Beyond the Norms: New Approaches to International Cybersecurity Challenges.
Maloof, D.T., & Leland, KC (2019). Exel, Inc. v. Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc.:
Strict “chance selection” criteria meet Carmack
Changed original intent, but will other circuits notice? magazine from
Ocean and Trade Law, 50(2), 131-184.