Terms of Trading

 1. DEFINITIONS
In these conditions:

The Company is Laser Transport International Ltd or its recognised subsidiaries.

Person includes persons or any Body or Body Corporate.

The Customer is any person at whose request or on whose behalf the Company undertakes any business or provides advice, information or services.

2. GENERAL

(A) All business whether involving Transport or not is handled subject to the British International Freight Association Conditions (shown overleaf) except insofar as they conflict with the conditions contained herein. (See Paragraphs 3 and 4 below).

(B) No servant or agent of the Company has the authority to alter or vary these conditions.

3. CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY ROAD

(A) Where contracted for the carriage of goods by Road, across international boundaries, all goods will be carried under The Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) Conditions, including any compulsory amendments and/or revisions thereof, insofar as the country of despatch or consignment is a member of the CMR treaty.

(B) Where contracted for the domestic carriage of goods by Road within the United Kingdom, (or across international boundaries when CMR Conditions do not apply), according to the Service Agreement with the individual customers, goods will be carried under Road Haulage Association Conditions (2009 Edition), or the Conditions of Laser Transport International Ltd.

4.STORAGE

Where goods are taken into storage (for whatever reason), all goods will be handled and stored in accordance with The Road Haulage Association conditions (2009 Edition).

5. PAYMENT OF THE COMPANY'S CHARGES

(A) All charges must be paid in advance of Delivery (for import consignments) or in advance of Despatch from our local depot (for export consignments); unless the Customer holds an Approved Credit Account with the Company and has not exceeded their agreed Credit Limit.

(B) Unless otherwise agreed, the Company will send its invoices for charges via E-mail as PDF Attachments(s) and the Customer will supply a valid email address or addresses for this purpose.

(C) The Customer will inform the Company when and if this E-Mail address or addresses is/are changed or amended.

6. CREDIT FACILITIES

(A) The opening of a Credit Account with the Company will only be considered against receipt of the Company's completed and signed Official Application Form; wherein the Customer also warrants acceptance of the Company's Terms & Conditions of Trading.

(B) The Company reserves the right to refuse any application for Credit Facilities without giving a reason.

(C) Under no circumstances will Credit Facilities be extended to a private individual.
7. CREDIT TERMS FOR APPROVED CREDIT ACCOUNTS

(A) Subject to the acceptance of the application for Credit Facilities, the Company will set a Credit Limit for the Customer, which represents the total amount of outstanding and unpaid invoices, that will be allowed at any one time.

(B) The Company reserves the right to change or vary the Customer's Credit Limit; or withdraw or suspend Credit Facilities; at any time and without giving notice or a reason for doing so.

(C) Credit will not be given in respect of any disbursements, such as payment of Duty and/or Taxes to HM Revenue & Customs and/or Ocean/Air Freight.

(D) Payment of all invoices in respect of Company's charges is strictly net within 30 days, unless otherwise notified on the invoice.

8. PAYMENT OF DUTY AND/OR TAXES

(A) Where Duty and/or Taxes is outlaid by the Company to HM Revenue & Customs (for whatever reason) on behalf of the Customer (or Importer), delivery of the goods will only be allowed against the receipt of the necessary funds from the Customer (or Importer) which have been cleared by the Company's credit control department.

(B) All such funds should be remitted either by a Cheque or a Bank Draft made payable to the Company: or by Direct Transfer to the Company's Bank: HSBC, 41 SANDGATE ROAD, FOLKESTONE, KENT. CT20 1SA and quoting SORT CODE 40-21-15 ACCOUNT NUMBER 71200356.

(C) Where the amount of Duty and/or Tax to be outlaid to HM Revenue & Customs is known in advance of importation, the Company reserves the right to insist upon the Duty and/or Tax being paid directly to HM Revenue & Customs at the Port of Entry or other place of final customs clearance.

(D) Where Duty and/or Tax has been outlaid by the Company to HM Revenue & Customs on behalf of the Customer (or Importer), the Company reserves the right to levy an additional charge to cover administration, clearing of cheques and advancement fee.

9. PAYMENT OF OTHER DISBURSEMENTS

Disbursements, such as Ocean and/or Air Freight must be paid in advance of Delivery and/or Despatch from our local depot; or any other designated port or place in the United Kingdom or overseas.

10. COD CONSIGNMENTS

Delivery of "CASH ON DELIVERY" consignments will only be effected upon receipt of Payment and/or other documents, strictly in accordance with the sender's instructions.

11. COLLECTION OF CHARGES AND/OR DUTY AND/OR DISBURSEMENTS
Under no circumstances will Drivers be allowed to collect cheques or accept other methods of payment at the time of delivery.

12. PAYMENT OF INTEREST AND/OR STORAGE CHARGES

Where Duty and/or Tax has been outlaid by the Company on behalf of the Customer (or Importer); or other charges are payable (including disbursements and COD consignments) in advance of delivery or despatch of the Customer's goods, the Company reserves the right to levy interest and/or storage charges until such time as the Company is in receipt of the necessary cleared funds. In which case clause 4 (STORAGE) will apply.

E&OE OCTOBER 2010