General Terms & Conditions of Sale
- ACCEPTANCE OF ORDER
In placing an order with Gulf Marine & Industrial, Supplies, Inc. (hereby referred to as GMIS) customer acknowledges awareness and acceptance of these general terms and conditions of sale. Orders are considered accepted when confirmed by GMIS.
- PRICING VALIDITY
Written quotations shall be firm for a period of 30 days from quotation date.
Additional charges may apply when the total order value or any individual line value is significantly (at the discretion of GMIS) less than the quoted value, all of which must be approved by the customer prior to the processing of any order.
Delivery of all quoted items is subject to prior sale. Availability of items cannot be verified until after an order is confirmed.
Transportation charges may apply and are dependent upon final total order value, nature of materials, day and time of day of delivery as well as delivery location per requested delivery. Transportation breakdowns are provided with each quotation. If in doubt, please request a copy of the transportation breakdown for your order, vessel, port. Waterborne delivery and dock fees will be extra, only if applicable. Additional charges may apply for transportation of hazardous material.
If delivery charges are applicable, and if a P.O. Number is required for the transportation charges, kindly forward the P.O. to be inserted in the transportation orders which will be created.
- RETURNS, ERRORS, DAMAGES, and SHORTAGES
All claims of errors, damages and shortages must be reported as soon as possible upon receipt of your order. All claims must be in writing by email to the email address in the header of the respective packing list referencing our Order Number and Pick Ticket Number. Claims of errors, damages, and shortages must be received in writing within three (3) days of our delivery; otherwise, the claim must be disallowed.
Returns for fresh produce must be within 24 hours of receipt. No returns will be accepted without our prior authorization. Restocking charges may apply.
Orders or items cancelled after placement of an order are subject to a cancellation fee. Custom and specialty items are non-cancellable and non-returnable and will be billed as quoted.
- PAYMENT TERMS
Payment terms are listed on all quotations. Any offered discount becomes invalid, after the credit period has passed.
- TERMS OF SALE
Past due accounts will be subject to interest charges on the balance due at the rate of 1.5% per month (18% annual percentage rate) until the account is paid in full. If a past due account is referred to an attorney for collection, the debtor customer will pay all costs of collection, including attorney’s fees, collection agencies, court fees, etc., which are hereby stipulated to be a minimum of $5,000.00. This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the state of Louisiana and any disputes arising out of this agreement shall be resolved in the federal and/or state courts of Louisiana. GMIS reserves the right to withhold shipment to customers with a past due balance.
GMIS practices electronic invoicing. GMIS will scan and e-mail Packing List(s), signed and stamped where/when available, as well as email Invoice(s). The time frame for paying within the agreed upon terms begins the day the Packing List(s) and the Invoice(s) are e-mailed.
- GENERAL TERMS
All business/supplies including those within this quotation/order are pursuant to the ISSA Conditions of Sale (http://shipsupply.org/conditions-of-sale). GMIS terms and conditions take precedence over ISSA terms and conditions.
In the event there is a supply contract in place between GMIS and the buyer, the agreed terms and conditions of the supply contract shall take precedence over GMIS terms and conditions herein presented.