ROY GRIPSKE & SONS PTY LTD – Terms & Conditions of Trade

1. Definitions

1.1 "RGS" means Roy Gripske & Sons Pty Ltd and any of its Divisions.

1.2 "Customer" means the person/s or organisation/s buying the Goods as specified in any invoice, document, order or credit note.

1.3 "Goods" means all Goods supplied by RGS.

1.4 "Price" means the Price payable for the Goods.

2. Price and Payment

2.1 Customers may be granted a pre-approved account. Standard trading terms for account holders is for payment to be made within 30 days from end of month.

2.2 RGS reserves the right to change a Customer’s trading terms.

2.3 Pre-approved account holders subject to standard trading terms are required to make payment strictly within 30 days from the end of the month in the which the invoice is raised.

2.4 RGS accepts payment by cash, cheque, bank cheque, electronic/online banking and Mastercard or Visa.

2.5 Prices are excluding GST and GST will be applied to all invoices.

2.6 All prices are subject to compliance with the terms of the payment.

2.7 Prices are subject to change without notice.

2.8 Prices are ex-warehouse and exclude packing and/or freight charges.

3. Settlement Discount

3.1 Settlement discount of 3% on current invoices only is available if ALL current invoices are paid in full within 7 days of the end of the month in which the invoices were first raised. To claim settlement discount the entire account must be in current terms.

3.2 COD/CPD invoice and/or accounts are not eligible for the settlement discount.

4. Order Values and Freight Policy

4.1 There is no minimum order restriction, but minimum freight charges apply depending on the value and/or size of the order.

4.2 The freight policy is subject to change at any time.

4.3 A copy of the current freight policy is available on request.

4.4 A packing fee of $5.00 applies to all orders of less than $100 (excl GST) where the Customer arranges their own freight.

5. Risk

5.1 Irrespective of who arranges transport, the Goods are the responsibility of the Customer upon leaving the RGS warehouse. Therefore, all claims for loss or damage must be made against the carrier at the delivery end and/or the Customer’s insurance company.

6. Title

6.1 The Customer acknowledges that the ownership of the supplied Goods does not pass until payment is made in full to RGS.

6.2 The Customer accepts the Goods as bailee only pending payment and authorises RGS to enter the Customer’s premises for removal and resale of Goods if payment is not made within the agreed RGS trading terms.

6.3 The Customer may sell the Goods in the course of its business on the condition that the Customer holds the proceeds in trust for RGS until payment is made to RGS.

6.4 Payment for the Goods shall become due immediately upon commencement of any act or proceeding in which the Customer’s solvency is involved.

7. Overdue Accounts

7.1 Overdue accounts will be placed on “Stop Credit” (that is “No Supply”) status until paid.

7.2 Should the account remain unpaid after a 60-day period, a 2% account keeping fee per month (on the overdue amount) will be applied directly to the Customer’s account.

7.3 In the event of an account being closed, by either the Customer or RGS, any outstanding amount will become due immediately and must be paid within 7 days.

7.4 Definitely NO credit will be allowed if the account is unpaid after 60 days.

8. Returns and Credits

8.1 Claims relating to shortages will only be considered within 7 days of receipt of the Goods.

8.2 No credit is allowed for Goods specially procured.

8.3 Goods returned for credit will be subject to handling charges of 20%.

8.4 Credit after 7 days will be by negotiation only.

8.5 Invoice number/s must be supplied before credit will be considered

8.6 Goods returned for credit must be in original packaging and unused.

8.7 Cash sales: no refund will be given without the invoice being produced.

9. Warranty

9.1 A warranty credit will be raised upon acceptance from the manufacturer or distributor responsible for granting the warranty after receipt of the appropriate warranty claim form and return of the Goods.

9.2 All warranty replacement Goods will be invoiced at time of dispatch and normal payment terms apply.

10. General

10.1 Goods and specifications are subject to change without notification.

10.2 RGS reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions of Sale and Policies at any time.