These Terms and Conditions supersede all previous versions originally published and agreed with AMERICATESSEN ®
THE COMPANY AMERICATESSEN ® is the trading name of Americandy Inc. Ltd. registered in the United Kingdom, and herein after known as “The Company”.
These are the Company’s standard Terms and Conditions of trade (T&C’s) and relate to the Customer Information and Credit Application Form (Cif-Cap).
For the use of this document, AMERICATESSEN shall be referred to as “The Company”, and the proposed customer named in box 1 of the Cif/Cap, as well as their Directors/Shareholders together with their other associated companies shall be called “The Purchaser”.
“Goods” relate to all items The Company supplies to The Purchaser whosoever as named/described on an officially numbered invoice or delivery note created by The Company.
All prices are quoted in UK pounds sterling, and no other currency is accepted.
Terms of payment are not negotiable and will be by Proforma Invoice, COD, or 30 days net dependent on account status agreed with the Company.
All payments should be made payable to Americatessen (referred to as the Company). All credit card payments (excluding VISA DEBIT) carry an additional handling fee of 2%.
Accounts that remain unsettled after 60 days without prior arrangement will automatically be passed on to a collection agency, whereby an additional fee of 10% of the total bill will be incurred, plus an additional monthly interest charge.
Any further costs arising from the company’s effort to obtain settlement will also be charged to the account. The Company reserves the right to amend the monthly credit charge without prior notice.
If The Company finds cause to be concerned that the debt owed by The Purchaser to The Company may not be paid, The Purchaser gives permission to The Company, and their agents, to enter its establishment and remove all stock and other items to cover the outstanding debt.
Where credit terms are offered to The Purchaser, the Directors and Shareholders, named in the Cif-Cap will become personally liable for their companies debt.
All prices shown are ex-warehouse, quoted in UK pounds sterling, strictly net and are subject to change without prior notification. Every effort will be made to maintain prices, but exchange rate fluctuations, tax changes and variations in raw material costs may necessitate price changes, and all orders are accepted on this basis.
Certain products are subject to VAT and will be charged at the standard rate of 20% (subject to Government changes). These are indicated in our price lists. All other products are subject to zero % rate.
Any damage, shortages, discrepancies or pilferage must be reported to us within 3 days of receipt of goods.
No claims for any reason can be recognized after one month from the date of the delivery.
It is the responsibility of The Purchaser or their agent to check and sign the corresponding delivery note at the time of delivery, and any damage, shortages, discrepancies or pilferage must be reported to The Company immediately. The Company reserves the right to refuse any claim if the goods have been received and signed for without notification of such damage or shortages.
It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that any product purchased and imported into another EU member state meets with local regulations and is permitted into that country, principality, or state. We cannot accept returns or consequences.
During periods of warm weather we cannot accept responsibility for goods damaged by heat while in transit. Whilst every effort is made to forewarn customers please note that goods are dispatched at the customer’s risk.
No goods shall be returned without prior agreement. Unless such agreement is obtained, no credits can be issued. Returned goods may also be subject to a handling charge.
Any dates given are approximate and late delivery will not be an acceptable reason for refusing goods, unless we are informed in writing beforehand.
ALL DELIVERIES MUST BE INSPECTED ON ARRIVAL, AND ANY DAMAGES, SHORTAGES OR DISCREPANCIES NOTED ON THE DELIVERY NOTE. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY INVALIDATE ANY CLAIM.
MINIMUM ORDER VALUE
There is no minimum order, however, a carriage charge will be applied to small orders.
Orders over £300-00 (excluding vat), or £500 (ex vat, if predominantly all soda) will be delivered free of charge to all UK mainland addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands and Northern Ireland . Orders below £300 will be subject to a delivery charge dependent upon size and weight of goods. This fee may be waived at the Company’s discretion at any time.
Orders sent to all EU member counties and Northern Ireland will be charged for at cost if this service is required.
The delivery charge is dependent on destination, size and weight of the order. A quotation can be provided upon request.
For special requests, a quotation will be provided and if acceptable, full payment is required with order.
PASSING OF TITLE
Title to the goods shall remain vested in the Company and until the Company has received payment in full of the purchase price. On delivery all risks in connection with goods shall pass to the customer.
By accepting these Terms & Conditions the Purchaser and /or Directors/Shareholders named on the Cif-Cap waiver all protection offered to them when purchasing goods from The Company on behalf of their own company whether it be Limited, Sole Trader or Partnership. They will become personally liable for their debt to The Seller and these same persons also agree that all costs associated with reclaiming the monies owed will be added to their debt.