All products that are sold and supplies by Essex Groundwork Supplies
Ltd are subjected to these terms and conditions.
All goods that are sold under these terms and conditions remain the
property of Essex Groundwork Supplies Ltd until payment is received
and made in full.
No contract will take place between the customer and the supplier until
conformation is complete with an order number or name. Any additions
will be treated as a separate order and priced accordingly.
The customer is supplied a price list on account opening. The prices
of the products that are being supplied on that date are from the current
price list of the suppliers, the price is quoted when a contract is
made. The supplier reserves the right to increase any prices due to
subsequent cost increases before delivery is made.
Specially ordered products which are non stock items either made or
ordered or into stock on request can not be credited in any circumstances
since these are not our standard items. Reference to paragraph 4 also
Contracts may be cancelled but only in writing both by fax or post and
within 24 hours of delivery. Any cancellations within 24 hours before
delivery may be charged 10% of the gross figure.
A copy of the suppliers delivery note must be signed by or on
behalf of the customer at the time of delivery. This is conclusive evidence
of the goods being delivered.
Deliveries will be made to the customers requested premises that are
stated on the contract.
Deliveries will be made once the supplier has the item/s in stock.
Deliveries that are supplied direct from the manufacturer or courier
are subjected to their terms and conditions.
The vehicle that is making the delivery will only proceed to the end
of the hard surface near the requested premises, unless stated in the
order of the contract or if no such road exists delivery will be made
to the nearest point to which in the drivers opinion the vehicle can
safely proceed and unload this is at the sole responsibility of the
client for costs of damages to vehicle or materials.
The customer must provide all necessary labour and equipment required
to unload vehicles promptly and will indemnify us against any cost,
claim, loss or damage arising from unloading whilst under instructions
by the customer.
The supplier makes every effort to get the goods requested to the customers
premises on time.
The supplier does not take any responsibility for the losses due to
It is the customers responsibility to make sure the amount delivered
is the amount stated on the delivery note. If for any reason there is
a shortage it must be notified to the managing director of Essex Groundwork
Supplies Ltd before the driver leaves the customers premises.
The supplier does not take responsibility for damages made by the customers
labour or unloading equipment when being unloaded on the customers premises.
Damages will only be considered if they are notified to Essex Groundwork
Supplies Ltd by phone or fax on arrival to the customers premises
and recorded on the carriers delivery note.
Any returns must be announced to the MD of Essex Groundwork Supplies
Ltd and returned to the suppliers premises in perfect condition within
7 days of delivery. A restocking charge may occur, the minimum charge
is 25% of the gross figure.
Payments must be made in full strictly 30 days after the last day of
the month following delivery. If payment is not received within 5 working
days of the new month all deliveries will be withheld until payment
has been received.
Essex Groundwork Supplies Ltd has the right to charge interest under
the late payments act of 1998 on outstanding invoices that are not met
within the payment requirements. The interest can be charged up to 8%
over the bank of England lending base rate.
In processing the application for a credit facility we may make enquiries
of credit reference agencies and other third parties who may record
enquiries. We may also disclose information about the conduct of your
account to credit reference agencies and other third parties. The information
obtained from or provided to credit reference agencies and other third
parties may be used when assessing further applications for credit terms,
for debt collection, for tracing and for fraud prevention.