TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
All prices are
quoted F.O.B. our warehouse in Miami, Florida.
Shipping orders under $150.00 will incur a 10% handling and packaging charge.
$20.00 minimum on credit card purchases.
Net 30 days from invoice date on commercial accounts with approved credit. All
others, check, money order, cashier’s check, or any major credit card (Visa,
Master Card, American Express, Discover, Dinners, and Card Blanche) with your
There is a minimum $10.00 and a maximum $30.00 charge for insufficient funds
All balances over 90 days old will be sent to a collection agency. A collection
charge of 33% (1/3) of your outstanding balance will be charged. Your credit
will be cancelled, and the account will become CASH ON DELIVERY only.
There is an additional charge of $8.00 per parcel when shipping C.O.D. via
parcel services. Common Carriers charge a percentage of the bill on C.O.D.
Notice to new Canadian Customers:
customers need to pay via Cashier’s Check in U.S. funds only. No credit Cards,
or personal checks accepted for new accounts.
We charge a monthly interest on all overdue amounts of 1.5% per month (18%
Sales tax will be charged on all Florida orders, unless a current Florida Sales
Tax Certificate is on file in our offices.
We provide free delivery within Dade County on a minimum order of $250.00. Any
order over $500.00 is shipped prepaid freight within the State of Florida.
Prepaid Freight does not include any additional services such as appointments,
re-deliveries, lift-gate or residential area deliveries. All other orders
will be sent the cheapest possible way. Normally, orders of less than 700 Lbs.
will be shipped via UPS. (Parcel Post if required by customer). Orders of more
than 700 Lbs. Will be shipped common carrier, freight collect. Note that
effective January 2007, UPS will charge a $20.00 surcharge for Hundredweight
deliveries to residential areas.
There is a 15% re-stocking fee for commercial accounts returns.
Our shipping system figures out the exact amount of freight for your entire
order. Rates on our order form are an approximation. If you have overpaid a
credit will be made to your account.
Important notice to our
damage in transit:
We are not responsible for damages after delivery to the
carrier. All claims for shortages or damages must be reported to the carrier
immediately and the driver must report on your bill of lading said damage or
shortage. These instructions also apply when common carriers are used to
deliver your order.
When deliveries are made by Parcel companies such as UPS, DHL, or
FedEx, or any other parcel service, you have to inspect and refuse delivery of
any damaged box. Any shortage has to be reported to us within five working days
to place a trace with the shipping company. If a shipper can not send us proof
of delivery, we will process a claim to them. Please
keep in mind that most times parcel companies will not deliver every package the
OFE International, Inc. gives no warranties express
or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, as to any item it sells, except as otherwise expressly given
by the manufacturer of a particular item.
Purchaser agrees that the limit of liability of OFE for all
claims for loss or damage due to any cause shall not exceed the invoice price of
the goods sold. In no case shall OFE be liable for loss or damage to any kind
of plants or trees or for any other consequential or incidental damage.
All orders are acknowledge at current pricing. We will bill at
price in effect at time of shipping. We are not responsible for typos or
mistakes found in this price list.
Please note that we fill
containers of orchid potting media. If the boxes do not appear full when
opened, it is due to settling during shipping and handling.