Terms & Conditions of Sale
Ordering and Acceptance of goods shall constitute assent to the following:
ACCEPTANCE OF ORDER: We reserve the right to refuse any order, with or without accompanying payment, until it has been audited, approved, and accepted by an authorized representative at Hummert International™’s main office in Earth City, Missouri, USA.
CONFIRMING ORDERS: Any order received at Hummert International™’s main office that has not been designated as a confirming order will be treated as a new order. Any freight or other expense incurred due to a confirming order not being so noted and then duplicated, will be charged back to the customer.
PRICES: All prices are subject to change without notice. All orders will be invoiced at the price in effect at the time of shipment.
PACKAGING AND HANDLING CHARGE: All merchandise ordered for shipping via UPS or USPS will have included with the shipping charges, a $3.75 packing and handling charge per individual package. A $8.50 handling charge will also be assessed on certain items that are considered oversized and cannot fit into a box. Please consult with our sales representative when ordering this type of merchandise.
CREDIT: Those who desire credit with Hummert International™ please see our credit application page.
TERMS: Payment for merchandise is net cash or check with order unless approved credit with Hummert International™ has been established. All invoices other than net cash or check shall be governed by the credit terms currently in effect and as found on reverse side of Picking List and/or Invoice. Your acceptance of merchandise shall constitute your approval of these terms.
RETURNED CHECKS: There will be a $25.00 charge for all checks returned for whatever reason.
GOVERNING LAWS: This contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Missouri. Missouri courts, specifically either the Circuit Court or Associate Circuit of St. Louis County, Missouri, or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, shall be the sole and exclusive forum for disputes arising out of this Agreement, except that seller shall have the right to waive this clause and bring suit in any other court of competent jurisdiction.
CLAIMS AND SELLERS LIABILITY: All claims for alleged defects in goods or shortages shall be deemed waived unless made in writing to seller within 10 days of receipt of merchandise by buyer. Buyer shall afford seller prompt and reasonable opportunity to inspect alleged defective goods. Seller liability shall be limited to the replacement of any defective goods, which in no event shall include buyer’s costs, lost profits or good will, or any other special or consequential damages.
EXPORTS: Please see our export page.
WHOLESALE ACCOUNTS: To maintain a wholesale account status and be sent our biannual catalog and other publications, at no charge, we must request an annual purchase of at least $500 or more.
HUMMERT MIDWEST DELIVERY SERVICE: Please call to check if your zip code is within our delivery area and which days we are in your area.
QUOTATIONS: We welcome the opportunity to bid on quantity orders. Upon receipt of your request, written, by phone or otherwise, we will furnish firm price quotes for 30 days, unless otherwise stipulated.
MINIMUM WHOLESALE SHIPPING ORDERS: Due to the cost of filling, packing and processing of an order, we ask that all orders be at least $50.00 or more. Any order below this minimum will incur a $5.00 less than minimum charge in addition to shipping.
SHIPPING: All merchandise purchased from Hummert International™ will be shipped F.O.B. our warehouse or shipping point. Freight charges are collect and goods become the property of the buyer upon acceptance of the goods by the buyer’s agent (by the carrier) in good condition. The carrier is responsible taut buyer for the complete and safe delivery of goods. We reserve the right to make partial shipments, unless otherwise expressly stipulated. All such partial shipments shall be separately invoiced and paid for when due without regard to subsequent deliveries. It is the buyer’s responsibility to file claim with the carrier, if the carrier fails to deliver the goods complete and in good condition. Hummert International™ will be happy to furnish advice in filing claims upon buyer’s request. Additional delivery fees may apply when delivering to residential areas. Additional lift-gate fees may apply when delivering heavy or exceptionally bulky items to sites without a loading dock.
PREPAID TRUCK FREIGHT: Customer requesting prepaid truck freight which is later invoiced will be assessed an additional $15.00 processing charge for this service.