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Terms of Sales

General Terms of Sales

General

The present terms of sale replace all previous agreements binding Forecreu America, Inc. and its client’s and cover all sales and services provided by Forecreu America, Inc. Any change in the present terms of sales must be defined in a written agreement signed by Forecreu America, Inc. The fact that Forecreu America Inc., known hereafter as F.A.I. departs from one of the clauses of these general terms of sale cannot subsequently be interpreted as a waiver of the benefit of said clauses.

Quotations

Quotes are received by email or fax and have a response time of 24 hours from the time received. Quotations do not include any additional shipping and handling fees. Additional fees are applied during the process of invoicing.
Please see list of additional fees below.

Orders

F.A.I. does not consider an order final until an explicit order is faxed or mailed to and accepted by F.A.I. The customer cannot invoke the absence of a confirmation of receipt, whether oral or written, to cancel or change his order without the formal agreement of F.A.I. Any changes made by the purchaser on an order will be considered as a change of the order, and must be forwarded to F.A.I. immediately. Orders are faxed back with a stamp of confirmation. Any corrections are noted by F.A.I. and must be initialed by the customer and faxed back as approval. Confirmations do not include additional shipping and handling fees.
(Handling fee structure listed below)

Deliveries

Our products are sold according to the present general sales terms and the possible special terms negotiated with the customer. Except in the event of a clause to the contrary, these products are considered to be ex-works Chicago and shipped always at the expense of the consignee. Deliveries are sent via UPS for standard shipments, and Yellow or UPS Freight for oversized freight shipments. Material shipped is always insured at full value. Should the Consignee not wish to incur additional insurance charges, a waiver may be signed to ship collect through a freight carrier of the Consignee’s choice, without additional liability. Should the package become damaged in transit, the Consignee is then responsible for all liability and claims. Please contact our office for information on the waiver.

All expenses of packing and support are payable by the purchaser except in the event of special provisions.

Force Majeure

F.A.I. is exonerated from all liability in the event of force majeure or anything considered as force majeure. By explicit agreement the following events are considered as cases of force majeure or accidental: political disorders, riots, wars, prohibition imposed by a government, total or partial strikes external or internal to the Forecreu America Inc. company and its subcontractors, lock-outs, supply or transport difficulties, faults on the part of suppliers or sub-contractors of Forecreu, equipment breakdowns, fire, flood, natural phenomena and more generally all circumstances beyond the control of Forecreu America Inc. as well as any other causes recognized by the law or by the courts.

BIO/HSS Handling Fees

Invoice total from: Handling Fee:
$1.00 - $350.00: $10.00
$351.00 - $1,000.00: $15.00
$1,001.00 - $1,500.00: $20.00
$1,501.00 - $2,999.00: $25.00
$3,000.00 and $3,999.00: $30.00
$4,000.00 and $4,999.00: $40.00
$5,000.00 and Over: $50.00

Crate Fee: $75.00
Pallet Fee: $50.00
Pin Gauge Fee: $20.00
(per every 200ft. of purchased material)

Prices

Prices are established according to the economic conditions prevailing on the date they are published, and may be changed without notice within the framework of the law. Except in the event of a provision to the contrary, prices do not include the costs of handling, transport, & insurance.

Terms of Payment

Payment terms are 30 days net, unless there has been a provision or agreement between the purchaser and F.A.I. that would stipulate otherwise. Payments are to be made by Check and made payable to F.A.I. In other cases, payment will be made by bank transfer to our account. Payment terms are established at the sole discretion of F.A.I.

Suspension

Any decrease in the purchaser’s credit, default of payment or opening of bankruptcy proceedings will result in suspension of all the obligations of F.A.I. toward such customers, if F.A.I., so wishes.

Late Payment

If payment is not made by the deadline, all the sums due by the purchaser will be due immediately and will automatically entail the suspension of all subsequent deliveries. In addition a 1.5% finance charge will be assessed for each invoice per each thirty(30) days past due. Payments exceeding 30 days will be turned over to collections, unless other arrangements have been made with our accounting dept. Collections fees will be added to delinquent balance, in addition to what is owed.

Returns

Material which has been cut to pieces, and worked on will not be accepted under any circumstance. Returns must be assigned a RMA number by F.A.I. Any return of a product must be covered by prior and formal agreement by F.A.I., the expenses and risks of return being payable by the purchaser, except in the event of a fault or anomaly due to F.A.I., confirmed in accordance with the above articles. Forecreu America, Inc. is only liable for the value of the merchandise purchased by the customer, and will not pay any extra charges for costs incurred by the customer. F.A.I. reserves the right to charge a 20% re-stocking fee for returned goods. Returned material must be accompanied by the pertinent material certificates, and must be clearly identifiable, item per item. Returns will not be accepted after 3 months of shipment of the material from Forecreu America, Inc to the customer.

Claims

Claims must be initiated by phone and assigned a claim number by F.A.I. within a maximum period of 45 days after the products are placed at the purchaser’s disposal. The customer must provide all proof and do everything necessary to the allow F.A.I. to verify the validity of the claim and to remedy the claim if necessary. In the absence of an agreement between the parties on the conformity of the delivery, a mutually accepted and final appraisal will be carried out by Forecreu laboratories.

General Disclaimer

RFQ 17-4, 455 AND 465 DISCLAIMER

Bars come in random lengths approximately between 8ft and 12ft. The price doesn't include shipping, handling, or applicable surcharges. The minimum order for cannulated stock is one full bar. Quotes are valid for 14 days and subject to prior sale. If the quantity ordered changes, the price is subject to change.

316L DISCLAIMER

Bars come in random lengths approximately between 6ft and 12ft. The UTS is 125 KSI minimum. The price doesn't include shipping, handling, or applicable surcharges. The minimum order for cannulated stock is one full bar. Quotes are valid for 14 days and subject to prior sale. If the quantity ordered changes, the price is subject to change.

316LV100 DISCLAIMER

Bars come in random lengths approximately between 6ft and 12ft. The UTS is a 160 KSI minimum. The price doesn't include shipping, handling, or applicable surcharges. The minimum order for cannulated stock is one full bar. Quotes are valid for 14 days and subject to prior sale. If the quantity ordered changes, the price is subject to change.

TI6ALVELI DISCLAIMER

Bars come in random lengths approximately between 6ft and 12ft. The price doesn't include shipping, handling, or applicable surcharges. The minimum order for cannulated stock is one full bar. Quotes are valid for 14 days and subject to prior sale. If the quantity ordered changes, the price is subject to change.

Version

Version 1.0 - 04.01.2016

Contact Us

Forecreu America Inc.
4118 N Nashville
Chicago, IL 60634
USA

Telephone number:
773-539-8501