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1. GENERAL

In these terms and conditions of trading "S&C Racking" means S&C Racking Sefvices. "The Customer" means the customer to whom
S&C Racking agrees to supply goods. " Goods" mean any goods supplied by S&C Racking to the customer. These terms and conditions shall apply to all
contracts entered into between S&C Racking and the customer unless agreed to the contrary in writing by an authorised officer of S&C Racking. Unless
otherwise agreed in writing by S&C Racking (the supplier) these conditions which supersede any earlier sets of conditions appearing in the
supplier's catalogues or elsewhere shall override any terms or conditions stipulated incorporated or referred to by the buyer whether in
the order or in any negotiations and all guarantees warranties or conditions (including any conditions as to quality or fitness for any
particular purpose) whether express or implied by statute common law otherwise are excluded and hereby negatived.

2. ORDERS

All orders are subject to the availability of the goods and to written acceptance by S&C Racking. Any prior indications by S&C Racking by telephone
facsimile E-mail or verbally shall be provisional only. Limited stocks means that certain goods may only be available on a first come
first served basis. S&C Racking shall not be liable for the unavailability of any goods whether for delivery or for collection.

3. PRICES

Catalogue, prices lists and other advertising or promotional material are intended to provide an indication as to the price range of the
goods offered by S&C Racking and no variations shall give rise to a claim against S&C Racking. S&C Racking reserves the right to pass on to the customer any
increases or decreases in the cost of providing the goods that occur between the date of quotation and delivery. All prices quoted are
exclusive of VAT at the standard rate.

4. MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATION

The customer recognises that S&C Racking is only a distributor of the goods. Although S&C Racking will try to notify the customer of any variations in specification of which it is aware the customer accepts that S&C Racking cannot be accountable for the consequences of any such variations made by the manufacturer or any shortage of supplies.

5. DELIVERY

5.1 Dates and times quoted by S&C Racking for delivery run from the receipt by S&C Racking of a written order. All dates and times quoted are estimates and any delay in meeting delivery dates will not give rise to a right to cancel the order or a right to any form of compensation or damages.
5.2 Offers for goods ex-stock are subject to the goods being unsold at the time of receipt of the customers order.
5.3 Unless specifically included in the quotation, prices quoted do not include delivery, any delivery charges incurred by S&C Racking will normally be passed on to the customer, subject to any scale charges employed by S&C Racking at the time.
5.4 S&C Racking reserves the right to make part deliveries. Any request by the customer for S&C Racking to delay or split delivery may result in a stockholding charge and any additional costs incurred by S&C Racking being debited to the customer.
5.5 The customer must check the goods before use or resale and in any event within the time limit specified in clause (11), no liability can be accepted for the consequential loss arising from a breach of this condition.
5.6 We can only deliver to a business address that can receive the goods between Monday and Friday and the hours 8.30am to 5.00pm. Residential delivery or failed deliveries will incur additional charges

6. PAYMENT

6.1 Unless agreed to the contrary in writing all invoices are payable by cash or cheque before shipment of the goods or against a proforma invoice whichever is the earlier. If the customer is an approved account holder invoices are payable within 30 days of the invoice date. Any right or set-off in favour of the customer and against S&C Racking is hereby excluded.
6.2 If the customer fails to make payment as provided for above S&C Racking shall have the right, in addition to any other remedies it may wish to pursue to charge interest on overdue accounts at the rate of 2% per month until payment is received.

7. FORCE MAJEURE

S&C Racking shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever suffered by the customer in the event of cancellation of the agreement to supply the goods if the supply of such goods would be illegal, contrary to manufacturers conditions of sale or impossible for S&C Racking to perform.

8. INSOLVENCY

In the event that the customer is declared insolvent or compounds or makes any arrangement with it's creditors or has distress levied against its goods or assets or has a receiver or liquidator appointed S&C Racking shall have the right to suspend deliveries until payment has been made goods already supplied and for all outstanding orders.

9. TITLE AND RISK

9.1 Risk in the goods shall pass to the customer at the time of delivery to or collection by the customer or its agent whichever is the earlier.
9.2 Legal and beneficial ownership of the goods shall remain with S&C Racking until it has received payment in full for the goods. Until that time the customer accepts that it holds the goods in a fiduciary relationship as S&C Racking bailee and will store the goods so as to identify them as the property of S&C Racking and keep them free from any charge or encumbrance.
9.3 Even before title passes, the customer may sell and deliver the goods to a third party but only on behalf of and to the account of S&C Racking. Until S&C Racking has been paid in full for the goods the customer shall be liable to account to S&C Racking for the proceeds of sale and shall keep such proceeds, including the proceeds of any insurance claim, apart from other monies. S&C Racking shall have the right to inspect any records relating to the customers dealings with the goods and the proceeds of sale.

10. CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS

All liability for any loss of any nature including consequential loss arising out of the use or supply of the goods is hereby excluded.

11. RETURNS

11.1 All goods shall be deemed accepted unless rejected within 72 hours of delivery/collection of the goods. Notice of rejection must be confirmed in writing giving detailed reasons for rejection. No compensation, credit or right of set-off shall be given by S&C Racking until the same has been received by S&C Racking from the manufacturer, supplier or insurer as the case may be, Goods incorrectly ordered by the customers shall be returnable only at the sole discretion of S&C Racking and subject to a return charge of 15% of the nett order value.
11.2 Any goods being returned for any reason must be packaged in such a way that they are received in the same condition as when they were shipped to the customer, otherwise the amount of credit will be reduced to its resale value.

12. RETURN PROCEDURE

Before returning any goods to S&C Racking the customer shall notify S&C Racking by letter facsimile or E-mail of its desire to return the goods together with the reason for the return.

13. NON DELIVERY

Non delivery of any consignment or part thereof within 14 days of the date of invoice from S&C Racking must be notified in writing to S&C Racking