649. Loading, unloading and packing.

The consignor and the carrier1 must agree who is responsible for the loading and unloading of the goods; in the absence of such an agreement, for packages the loading and unloading is the responsibility of the carrier whereas for full wagon loads loading is the responsibility of the consignor and unloading, after delivery, the responsibility of the consignee2. The consignor is liable for all the consequences of defective loading carried out by him