13. Duty of care: carriage for reward.

A private carrier who undertakes the carriage of goods for reward becomes a bailee of them and has the ordinary responsibility of a bailee for goods entrusted to him1. The private carrier's obligation is to take reasonable care of the goods while they are in his possession2 and to refrain from converting them3 or from damaging them by any other intentional act. By statute, in a contract for the supply of a service where the supplier is acting in the course of a business, there is an implied term that the supplier will carry out the service with reasonable