Commander Centre Brisbane West (CCBW) Standard Terms & Conditions of Sale
These conditions of sale apply to any sale items, equipment or services of CCBW or, where a quotation is made, they shall form part of that quotation.
CCBW may vary the “STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS” from time to time. The purchaser agrees that the ordering of any goods and services after the notice of variation will be an acceptance of the varied “STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS”.
No variation or cancellation of any of these “STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS” shall be binding on CCBW unless agreed upon by a responsible officer of CCBW in writing. No agent or representative has the authority to waive or alter these “STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS”.
The purchaser or anyone purporting to act on behalf of the purchaser may place orders for goods or services with CCBW either by telephone, in writing, by Email or by facsimile transmission.
In the event of conflict between these conditions and those which may be included in, or implied by, any document forming part of an enquiry, specification, order or contract then these conditions shall prevail insofar as they are expressly varied by CCBW in writing. If any condition is contrary to or excluded by law these conditions shall be modified but only to the extent of excluding that part of the conditions affected.
A quotation is not to be constructed as an offer of obligation to sell and CCBW reserves the right to accept or decline any order of goods and services (wholly or partially) at any time prior to the delivery of goods and services, in which case, CCBW shall be under no obligation in respect of the order for the goods or services.
I. All prices are subject to change without notice and orders are accepted by CCBW on the condition that they will invoiced at the prices ruling at the date of dispatch.
II. Every endeavour will be made to give 30 days notice of any increase.
III. All prices shown in published catalogues or price lists are recommended selling price only and there is no obligation on the part of any reseller to maintain such prices.
IV. A quotation includes only such goods as are specified therein. CCBW reserves the right to cancel any sale where goods offered ex stock have been previously sold otherwise committed.
V. A $20 surcharge may be applied at the discretion of CCBW if an order value is less than $100.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
The purchaser agrees to comply with the “STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS” and payment for goods and services shall be made by the purchaser to CCBW 7 days from the invoice date or unless otherwise agreed in writing.
CCBW will endeavour to comply with the time of delivery of goods and services requested by the purchaser but delivery time is not guaranteed nor is it of the essence of the contract of sale of the goods or services. CCBW will not be liable for any loss or damage of whatsoever nature arising out of delay in delivery of goods or services. The delivery period quoted commences from the date CCBW receives sufficient information to proceed with supply or from the date CCBW receives the purchaser’s written order, whichever is the latest date. Quoted delivery dates are subject to confirmation when placing the order.
GOODS RETURNED FOR CREDIT
I. Goods will not be accepted for credit without prior approval of personnel at CCBW.
II. In the case of return of buy-ins against the purchaser’s order, credit will only be allowed if the original manufacturer/supplier also accepts the return.
III. All goods returned should be in their original containers and should not be soiled, obsolete or shop damaged. All such goods may be rejected or credited at a reduced rate.
IV. No claim will be recognised unless such claim is made within (7) days f delivery and in every case the original invoice number and date must be quoted.
V. All goods approved for return shall be returned freight pre-paid and may be subject to a 15% restocking charge.
CANCELLATION OF VARIATION
An order may, at the option of CCBW, be terminated in the event of insolvency of the purchaser or of execution being levied against any goods of the purchaser or of the purchaser being placed in liquidation, whether voluntary or otherwise or of a mortgagee entering into possession of any assets of the purchaser.
An order may be carried only if CCBW accepts such variation in writing. A variation or cancellation by the indemnified by the purchaser against any loss or damage.
The purchaser has (7) days from the date of delivery of goods within which to provide to CCBW written notice of any alleged claim for failure to comply with the order whether due to shortfall, defect, incorrect delivery or otherwise. Should the purchaser fail to provide such written notice within the stipulated time period, CCBW shall be deemed to have complied with the purchaser’s order in all respect including delivery, quantity and quality.
PACKING, DAMAGE OR LOSS IN TRANSIT
CCBW uses every care in packing, but unless otherwise agreed, no responsibility is taken for loss or damage in transit. The condition of sale is delivery in good order and condition to rail, boat or carrier. Any damage in transit whatsoever is between the purchaser and the railway, shipping company or carrier. CCBW will not recognise any such claim.
CCBW shall not be deemed to have agreed to comply with any specification and drawings referred to in any order unless such specifications and drawings have been produced to CCBW prior to delivery of goods and are signed by CCBW.
All goods shall be at the risk of the purchaser from the time of dispatch by CCBW for delivery to the purchaser and the responsibility for insurance during transit rests with the purchaser solely.
SUSPENSION OF CREDIT
CCBW may at any time suspend credit extended to the purchaser or withhold the delivery of goods or services already ordered as CCBW may decide in its sole and absolute discretion.
If any charge appearing on an invoice is disputed by the purchaser, written notice of such dispute must be given to CCBW immediately upon receipt of the invoice. If any charge is alleged to be in dispute, the purchaser shall pay for all other charges appearing on the invoice pending an investigation of the charge or the charges so disputed.
DEFAULT OF PURCHASER
The purchaser expressly agrees, that if the purchaser fails to pay CCBW the invoice price of any goods and services at expiry of the credit period. CCBW at the end of the expiry period shall have the right to:-
I. Bring an action against the purchaser for payment of the invoice price of the said goods and/or services, notwithstanding that the ownership of the said goods delivered to the purchaser has not passed or been transferred to the purchaser.
II. Determine the contract and or suspend manufacture or delivery, installation, commissioning or testing of any goods then outstanding.
III. Retain any security given or money paid by the purchaser or available through enforcement of guarantee or security bonds lodged and apply this against the loss and damages incurred by it in the performance of the contract.
IV. Take such steps as CCBW may deem necessary to mitigate the damage suffered including putting to use, hiring out, sale or disposal of any goods, or to be supplied under the contract and in its possession.
V. CCBW reserves the right to charge interest on overdue amounts at a rate not exceeding the standard overdraft rate offered by the CBA Bank on the day of calculation.
RETENTION OF TITLE
I. Title of ownership to goods shall not pass to the purchaser until all monies owing to CCBW on any account whatsoever have been paid in full to CCBW.
II. Until title or ownership of the goods passes to the purchaser, such goods shall be held by the purchaser as bailee of CCBW and the purchaser must store the goods separately, in good condition and in such a way which clearly indicates the ownership of CCBW to the goods.
III. While CCBW retains full legal and equitable title in the goods the purchaser shall not bail, pledge, mortgage, charge, obtain or grant a lien over, lease, or assign by any other way, security in the goods.
IV. The purchaser agrees that CCBW by its servants or agents shall be entitled to enter upon any premises for any purpose connected with or in relation to the protection or enforcement of the rights of CCBW to the goods.
V. The purchaser shall be liable for the payment of all costs, charges and expenses incurred by CCBW on a full indemnity basis (including legal costs, repossession costs and costs of any mercantile agent) of any attempt made by or on behalf of CCBW to recover payment of monies owing by the purchaser to CCBW or to protect or enforce the rights of CCBW in relation to the goods and services provided by CCBW to the purchaser on credit.
VI. To secure payment of all monies which may become payable by the purchaser to CCBW on any account whatsoever the purchaser hereby charges in favour of CCBW all of the purchaser’s right, title interest in any property both of which the purchaser is now possessed and which the purchaser may here after acquire and the purchaser consents to CCBW lodging a caveats noting its interest.
VII. The purchaser shall notify CCBW in writing of any intended sale of the purchaser’s business, which includes or purports to include goods not paid for in full as part of the purchaser’s stock.
VIII. Payment of what the purchaser owes CCBW for goods shall be deemed to have been made when cheques for the price have been met and honoured in full and there is no possible recourse by any liquidator of the purchaser in respect of such payment.
CCBW agrees that for the time being the purchaser may retain possession of the goods which have not been paid in full but should the specified period expire under normal trading terms before payment of the goods is complete by full honoured cheque(s) or cash or, should any event detailed in clause 16 above occur, then CCBW and its agent and employees have the right to enter any premises in which the goods are stored and take possession of any of the goods in addition to any deficiency in the sale price after paying the costs of recovery and crediting goods recovered by CCBW.