Terms and Conditons

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GENERAL CONDITIONS OF TRANSPORT

  1. Terms and Conditions
    We are not Common Carriers and all goods are carried subject to our standard terms and conditions, which are printed on the reverse of our Consignment note. Copies of our terms and conditions are available on request.
  2. Payment Terms
    Unless otherwise specified, payment terms will be strictly 7 days nett from date of our invoice. Where goods are accepted or dealt with upon instruction to collect freight, any extra charges incurred ie: Crane Truck or power tailgate lift shall remain the responsibility of the customer.
  3. Cubic Allowance
    Freight charges are payable on weight or measurement, whichever is the greater.
    Cubic Conversion - Melbourne – Perth – Melbourne - 1m3 = 250kgs
  4. Measurement
    This quotation is made based on the measurements provided; however, should these vary on verification at the time of dispatch and prove to be more than the sizes originally supplied additional costs will be made where appropriate. Calculations are based on the gross measurements ie: including any pallet or skid.
  5. Hazardous Goods
    Unless otherwise specified this quotation is made for Non Hazardous goods. Hazardous freight will incur a $20.00 surcharge. Transport Companies and State Authorities require written declaration (E.P.G.’s or D.G. paperwork) for the transport of Hazardous Freight – it will remain the sender’s responsibility to supply such declarations.
  6. Pallets
    Unless otherwise specified, pallets will not be exchanged and remain the responsibility of the sender.
  7. Truck Detention
    Allowances have been made in this quotation for vehicle waiting time at the sender / consignees premises. An additional demurrage charge may apply for waiting time exceeding those allowed for (local pick up truck 15 minutes, full semi-loads 2 hours).
  8. On forwarding
    Unless otherwise specified this quotation is based on delivery within the immediate metropolitan area of the destination capital city. Any on forwarding to outer metropolitan or country zones will attract and additional surcharge.
  9. Lapse Clause
    This quotation is valid for a period of 60 days from the date of issue. Should trading or carriage of the freight quoted on not commence within this time then prices should be reconfirmed.
  10. Variation of Cost
    This quotation has been made on various cost factors that are established at this time. We reserve the right to vary our rates should these costs increase significantly.