1 OUR QUOTATION IS BASED ON PACKING, REMOVAL AND STORAGE SHOWN SEPARATELY FOR EACH
We may change the quotation if:
a) You do not accept within 30 days
b) Extra goods are removed and / or stored which were not viewed or listed
c) We have to collect or deliver above the second floor
d) We supply additional services at your request
e) The road or access to the property is unsuitable for our vehicles and we were not informed accordingly
IN ANY OF THE ABOVE CIRCUMSTANCES YOU AGREE TO PAY THE ADDITIONAL CHARGES
2 WORK NOT INCLUDED IN THE QUOTATION
a) The dismantling or assembling of effects
b) The taking down or putting up of window coverings
c) The disconnection or connection of appliances
3 YOUR RESPONSIBILITY DURING REMOVAL
a) Ensure that no goods are taken in error or left behind
b) Take responsibility for the security of goods at departure and arrival points by being present or appointing a representative
c) Stabilise appliances
4 OWNERSHIP OF GOODS
By entering into this contract you warrant that:
a) The goods to be removed are your own property
b) You indemnify us in respect of any damages and / or costs against us if this warranty is not true
Transport and / or storage of:
a) jewellery, precious stones, securities, fire arms, keys, explosive and inflammable materials
b) Refrigerated or frozen goods
c) Keys - these must be retained by the owner
Bookings in respect of removals and transport are carefully scheduled in order that enough staff and vehicles are available to the customers we have made commitments to. Should you cancel or postpone the removal after acceptance of our quotation we may charge up to 25% of the contract price to cover expenses and / or loss of alternative business.
a) Payment in full is required prior to offloading the goods at their destination, or in the case of an approved Company, strictly within 30 days of date of statement
b) In cash, by internet transfer or by bank guaranteed cheque
c) You may not withhold payment due to a claim being made against us
d) Storage rentals are payable in advance and no goods may be removed from store until full payment has been received and cleared.
8 DELAYS IN TRANSIT
We shall always do our utmost to ensure timeous collection / delivery of effects but can offer no guarantee in this respect.
9 OUR RIGHT TO HOLD GOODS
We have a legal right to withhold some or all of the goods until all amounts due to us have been paid in full. In the event of it being necessary for us to hold goods until payment is received, storage charges and admin costs will be levied.
10 LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE
We shall not be liable for loss or damage as follows:
a) While goods are in store and no All Risk Insurance has been taken out
b) For goods not packed by us
c) Items left in cupboards or other items of furniture
d) To Plants
e) To fixtures, fittings, gates or other property as a result of difficult access
f) As a result of leakages and / or climatic changes
11 OUR RIGHT TO SELL GOODS
a) By giving 28 days notice we are entitled to require you to remove your goods and effect pay ment of all monies due to us. Should you fail to settle your debt and remove your goods by close of business on the 28 th day, we are entitled to dispose of some or all of the goods without further notice.
b) In the event that we cannot contact you by mail or telephonically and have proof that efforts were made to make contact, we are entitled to dispose of your goods
c) Proceeds from the disposal of the goods will be credited against your account with us and any shortfall will be handed to our attorney’s for collection without further notice. Should we incur costs in the collection of the debt, you shall pay costs on the attorney -and - client scale as well as collection costs calculated at 10% (Ten Percent) of each and every payment made in reduction of the principal debt, interest and costs.
12 CLAIMS BY THIRD PARTIES (PEOPLE OTHER THAN YOU OR US)
Any charges, expenses, damages or penalties claimed against us in respect of the removal, transport and / or storage of the goods are payable by you unless you can prove that we were negligent in the execution of our undertaking
13 OUR RIGHT TO SUB CONTRACT THE WORK
We may sub - contract part of or the total load to any other organisation. This contract will still be between You and Us and all terms and conditions will apply.
14 WHERE THE LAW APPLIES
This contract is entered into at the city or town of origin and is subject to the laws of the country in which it was made.
15 INVENTORY OF GOODS
If a list of goods is provided at origin, or a list is signed by the receiver at destination, it will be final. No changes may be made to a signed inventory . No claims may be made for an item not on the signed inventory.
16 REVISION OF STORAGE and / or TRANSPORT CHARGES
Storage and Transport charges are reviewed periodically. You will be given 28 days notice of any increase in charges.
17 TERMINATION OF STORAGE RENTAL
a) 28 days notice must be given
b) The account must be fully paid prior to collection of the goods
It is your responsibility to take All Risk insurance for the full replacement value of your goods whilst in transit and to insure your effects whilst in storage.