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Astro Min Logistics

CREDIT APPLICATION FORM

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    AGREEMENT

    1. All invoices are to be paid by 20th of the following month of invoice, unless otherwise stated.
    2. Claims arising from invoices must be made within seven working days of receipt of invoice.
    3. By submitting this application, you authorise Astro Min Logistics to make inquiries into the business/trade references that you have supplied.
    4. This form must accompany a signed copy of the Terms and Conditions of Trade.
    5. In signing below, you acknowledge that you are the authorised person on behalf of the applying company and accept the accompanying Terms and Conditions of Trade

    TERMS & CONDITIONS OF TRADE

    Parties

    This contract is made between the Customer (which term includes any contracting party) and Astro Min Logistics (the Company). All businesses undertaken by the Company including the provisions of any advice, information or other services is taken upon and subject to these conditions.

    Subcontractors

    All or part of any work accepted by the Company may be fulfilled by the Company engaging or entrusting the Company’s goods to it’s authorized subcontractors on such terms agree between the Company and it’s subcontractors. The Customer agrees that all work may be performed on behalf of the Company by any subcontractor. In carrying out the work on behalf of the Company, the Customer acknowledges that the subcontractor has the right to rely on the benefit of these conditions to the Company.

    Protection of Servants and Agents

    The Customer undertakes that no claim or allegation shall be made against any servant or agent of the Company which attempts to impose on any of them any liability whatsoever in connection with the goods and if any such claim or allegation should nevertheless be made, to indemnify the Company and any such servant or agent of any such consequences thereof.

    Insurance

    For any loss of damage to the shipment , a maximum amount of the 80% of value provided will be refunded subject to insurance approval.

    Ownership of Goods

    The Customer expressly warrants to the Company that it is the owner or the authorized agent of the goods and that it is authorized to accept and does not accept these conditions not only for itself but also for and on behalf of all other persons who are or may hereafter become interested in the goods.

    Dangerous Good

    Unless agreed in writing, the Customer shall not deliver to the Company, or cause the Company to deal with or handle, Dangerous Goods.

    Storage Services

    All goods are held and stored entirely at the Owner’s risk and neither the Company nor any employee, agent or subcontractor for the Company shall be under any liability for any loss or damage to the goods in store or for any mis-delivery, delay in delivery or non-delivery of the goods. All cartons, containers, pallets or other such transportation containers, either packed or unpacked, or in any way subject to handling by the Company shall be done so entirely at the Owner’s risk and neither the Company nor any employee, agent or subcontractor for the Company shall be under any liability for any loss or damage to the goods or for any mis-delivery, delay in delivery or non-delivery of the goods.

    Payment
    • The Customer agrees to pay all freight and charges levied by the company in terms of any separate agreement relating to the services provided or, if there is no such agreement, the company’s standard charges, and any other costs reasonably occurred by the company in connection with the Goods or the services provided by the company.
    • Freight, storage and activity charges will be considered fully earned upon receipt of the goods by the company, and all freight, storage and activity charges shall be paid, without any deduction, whether by way of set-off or counterclaim or otherwise, by the 20th of the month following the date of the invoice. If not paid, the Customer agrees to pay the company at 5% interest per week on the unpaid balance until payment is made .
    • If at any time, payment from the Customer to the company is in arrears, any substituting obligations of the company to the Customer shall be suspended, and the company may, without limiting any other rights available to it:
      • Demand payment of all outstanding amounts.
      • Require security for such obligations to its satisfaction before any further services continue/ or
      • Withhold services ordered by the Customer without notice.

    Lien

    All goods (and documents relating to goods) shall, immediately they come into possession of the Company or any subcontractor, be subject to a particular and general lien and right of detention for all monies due to the Company by the Customer or the consignee, consigner or owner whether in respect of such goods or otherwise.

    If any monies due to the Company are not paid within 14 days after notice has been given to the person from whom the monies are due that such goods are being detained, then they may be sold by auction or otherwise at the sole discretion of the Company and at the expense of such person, and the net proceeds applied in or towards satisfaction at any such indebtedness.

    Any such sale shall not produce the Company’s right hereunder nor the Company’s rights of recovery of the cost of the said detention and sale. If any time payment from the Customer to the Company shall be in arrears, any subsisting obligation of the Company shall be suspended and the Company shall not be under any liability to the Customer during such period.

    Confidential Information

    You must keep confidential any information you receive from us, which you would expect to be confidential or commercially sensitive. This not only includes information & pricing but also how we carry on business. You can only disclose confidential or commercially sensitive information if the law requires you or if we agree in writing.

    Company acting as an Agent Liability and Indemnity Conditions
    • To the extent that the Company acts as an agent, the Company does not make or purport to make any contract with the Customer for the carriage, storage or handling of the Goods nor for any other physical service in relation to them and acts solely on behalf of the Customer in securing such Services by establishing contracts with third parties so that direct contractual relationships are established between the Customer and such third parties.
    • The Company shall not be liable for the acts and omissions of third parties .
    • The Company, when acting as an agent, has the authority of the Customer to enter into contracts on the Customer’s behalf and to do acts which bind the Customer in all respects notwithstanding any departure from the Customer’s instructions.
    • Except to the extent caused by the Company’s negligence, the Customer shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company in respect of all liability, loss, damage, costs or expenses arising out of any contracts made in the procurement of the Customer’s requirements .

    Right to Refuse

    The Company may, in its sole discretion, refuse carriage or storage for any person or for any class of goods.

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