621. Carrier's liability for loss, damage or delay in transit.

The carrier is liable for the total or partial loss of the goods and for damage to the goods occurring between the time when he takes over the goods and the time of delivery as well as for any delay in delivery1. He is responsible for the acts and omissions of his employees and agents and of any other persons of whose services he makes use for the performance of the carriage when such employees, agents or other persons are acting within the scope of their employment, as if such acts or omissions were his own2. If the carrier