Terms and Conditions

ALL BUSINESS IS TRANSACTED SUBJECT TO THE BIFA STANDARD TRADING TERMS AND CONDITIONS 2017 EDITION (download BIFA Standard Trading Conditions 2017).

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT ASSOCIATION (BIFA) STANDARD TRADING CONDITIONS 2017 EDITION, (c) BIFA 2017. THE CUSTOMER’S ATTENTION IS DRAWN TO SPECIFIC CLAUSES HEREOF WHICH EXCLUDE OR LIMIT THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY AND THOSE WHICH REQUIRE THE CUSTOMER TO INDEMNIFY THE COMPANY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND THOSE WHICH LIMIT TIME AND THOSE WHICH DEAL WITH CONDITIONS OF ISSUING EFFECTIVE GOODS INSURANCE BEING CLAUSES 7,8, 10, 11(A) AND 11(B), 12-14 INCLUSIVE, 18-20 INCLUSIVE, AND 24-27 INCLUSIVE. THE CUSTOMER’S ATTENTION IS ALSO DRAWN TO CLAUSE 28 WHICH PERMITS ARBITRATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 
All headings are indicative and do not form part of these condition.

Alban Shipping Terms and Conditions

Charges are due in accordance with agreed payment terms. Duty/VAT/taxes are payable immediately. The company reserves the right to hold Bills of Lading or transit documents if payment is not received within the agreed terms.

Liability

All transactions are handled subject to the terms of the BIFA Trading Terms and Conditions.

Insurance

Unless stated above, our quotation does not include cargo insurance. Insurance will only be effected upon receipt of written instructions with individual value of goods.
 
Alban Shipping will not be held responsible for damage to woodwork if it is affected by woodworm and if any damage is caused as a result of it being so affected.
 
For pictures purchased at auction, unless brand new, or specifically requested in writing will we not be liable for damage to gilded picture frames, plaster picture frames or to picture frame glass.
 
If the consignment is received damaged in any way it must be reported in writing within 7 days of receipt to Alban Shipping and all packaging materials retained.
 
We strongly recommend that you read our Alban Shipping Terms and Conditions as follows, highlighting our insurance restrictions and exclusions, before accepting our quotation.
 
Please take particular note of the following exclusions:
Loss or damage caused by gradual deterioration, wear and tear, atmospheric or climatic conditions (see optional coverage), vermin, moth damage and consequential loss and loss of data.
 
Inherent vice, as in a deterioration of already existing damage to the item including but not limited to: cracks, loose wood carvings, flaking paint surfaces and further deterioration to the condition of pre-existing areas of repair on the item.
 
Electrical, electronic, mechanical derangement and internal damage of electrical items, such as clocks, music boxes and similar items, unless there is evidence of external damage to the insured item or its packing (see optional coverage).

Exclusions

Unless specified our quotations exclude duties, taxes, MPF, bond fee, storage fees, overtime or awaiting for shipment, hoisting, long distance or staircase carrying, heavy lifting, double journey, installation, unpacking, disposal of debris or any other services, unless specified in your quotation.
 
A summary of Insurance cover is available upon request.
 
Director: A. Jackman. Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 2476648
 
All Business is transacted subject to the BIFA Trading Terms & Conditions 2017. A copy of this document will be supplied upon request.

Alban Shipping
Unit 4, Premier Business Park,
Dencora Way,
Luton LU3 3HP
Tel: 01582 493099 / 0800 612 5060
Email: info@albanshipping.co.uk

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