Standard Terms and Conditions of this Business
All goods are supplied to the Buyer on the following terms which shall prevail over any terms or conditions stipulated by the Buyer whether or not the same are expressed to override these terms and no person, in the employment of or acting as the agent of the Company, has the authority to accept orders which vary these terms in any way whatsoever.
These terms shall be constructed in accordance with Scottish Law and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.
In these Terms and Conditions of Business the word ‘Company’ shall mean Murray Farmcare Ltd. and the word ‘Buyer’ means the person who orders the goods from us.
2. Carriage Delivery and Performance
United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland.
Normal delivery is by letter post, road (Murray Farmcare van) to the premises stipulated at the time of order or by third party carrier. The Buyer, if within the area serviced by our own transport, will be advised of a weekly delivery day for his/her area when goods will be delivered free of charge.
Goods dispatched by special request direct to the Buyer from suppliers of Murray Farmcare will only incur carriage charges for the Buyer when the supplier charges such costs.
In respect of non delivery of goods, short or incorrect deliveries, or damage to goods in transit: claims must be notified to the company on the same day if possible and no later than 3 working days from the arranged delivery date, or in the case of non delivery of goods, 3 working days from the receipt of invoice.
The Company is not responsible for late deliveries, non-deliveries, or disruption to goods caused by outside influences beyond the control of the Company, including but not limited to strikes, disputes, and intervention by outside authorities etc.
The Company warrants that goods will be of merchantable quality. In the case of goods supplied to the Buyer by the Company which are deemed to be of inferior quality the Company will replace the goods or credit the amount provided the Company is not held liable for:
a) Any consequential loss or damage of any kind whatsoever.
b) Any defect judged by the Company or their suppliers to be caused by fair wear and tear or by improper handling of the goods or by the attempted repair by any party other than the Company or the original supplier of the said goods.
The Company will not be liable to return of goods other than goods damaged or of inferior quality.
Subject to aforesaid all express or implied warranties or conditions statutory or otherwise as to quality or fitness are hereby expressly excluded.
4. Prices and Payment
Goods will be invoiced at the prices ruling at the date of dispatch, or prices agreed upon by the Company’s representative and the Buyer at the time of ordering.
The Company reserves the right to alter or withdraw its price lists and/or specifications at any time without previous notice.
The Company’s standard credit terms are payment of invoices in full on or before the last day of the month following the month of the invoice.
Goods cannot be returned or exchanged for credit without prior agreement with the Company.
Goods will only be accepted for return or be exchanged for credit if they are in a satisfactory condition and have been presented for return within a reasonable time (to be decided at the discretion of the Company) from their delivery by the Company to the Buyer and any Expiry date has not been exceeded at the date of return.
Medicines can be accepted for credit only if returned immediately after the date of supply (within one working week) and only if evidence of correct storage can be exhibited while in the possession of the Buyer.
Vaccines will not be accepted back for credit at any time unless supplied in error by the Company.
The Company will at its discretion charge interest at the rate of 1% per month on any overdue account from the due date.
It will be the responsibility of the Buyer to return any goods to the company premises within the aforementioned reasonable time unless the Company has previously agreed other arrangements.
5. Retention of Title
The property in all goods supplied shall remain vested in the Company until the Buyer shows that the full price of such goods has been paid to the Company.
The Buyer is nevertheless responsible for cover against all risks of loss, damage or destruction of such goods until payment is made.
The Buyer shall store or label all goods belonging to the Company for which payment has not been made so that they can be identified as such.
If the Buyer re-sells such goods; the Buyer shall account to the Company for the sale price
These Standard Terms and Conditions of Business supersede all those previously issued by the Company.