Terms and Conditions

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Road Shipments

  1. Excludes UK VAT where applicable.
  2. Quote is subject to availability of suitable route, equipment and permits at time of movement.
  3. Quote is subject to availability of suitable weather conditions at time of movement where applicable.
  4. Local Authority approval for special orders requires 8 weeks’ notice, or as advised at time of quotation.
  5. Quote is based on free loading and offloading unless otherwise arranged, subject to suitable hard standing and access on all sites for all vehicles.
  6. Subject to full clearance on the road and access points – route surveys are assumed correct at time of shipment but may not be so.
  7. Any costs incurred due to road works, weather, port strikes, government re-directions or any other unexpected factor will be charged to the cargo’s account.
  8. 2 hours allowed for loading and offloading after which demurrage charges apply.
  9. Cancellations may incur charges to be notified at time of cancellation. 
  10. Excludes all costs of police escorts, traffic management, tree surgery, cables and street furniture works where required. These extra items will be charged at cost plus 10%.
  11. Excludes any VBS or other port charges where applicable.
  12. Quotation is based on normal weekday working – weekend and bank holiday work may incur additional charges not included in the quotation.
  13. Subject to receipt of detailed transport drawings.
  14. Should additional Insurance above standard CMR conditions be required it is the responsibility of the goods’ owner.
  15. A written order is required to apply for necessary permits. If for any reason the job is cancelled after receipt of the order all incurred costs will be passed to the customer with a 10% handling charge.
  16. Quote is valid for 30 days (excluding fuel surcharges where applicable) based on current rate of exchange.
  17. Quotations are based on the terms above. Live shipments will thereafter be carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions on the CMR notes.

Containerised and Liner Cargo

  1. Customer responsible for safe loading of equipment as applicable, weight distribution and securing of cargo to prevent moving/shifting during transit.
  2. Subject to suitable vessel, space and equipment availability.
  3. Routing schedules, transit times will be subject to confirmation at time of booking
  4. Rate excludes any customs formalities and local charges and costs on arrival destination.
  5. Subject to final approval by the marine surveyor and acceptance by the carriers agents and SS line.
  6. BAF is Vatos
  7. Validity: 30 days from the date of this quotation.
  8. Any cancellations or changes to the shipment dates may be subject to charges, including dead freight, at the discretion of the carrier.
  9. Quotes are based on the terms above. Live shipment will thereafter be carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions of the bill of lading.
  10. Indications or quotations are based on supplied drawings details and specifications however vague at the time of quotation. Deviations or changes from the cargo description may result in rate adjustments as required by the carrier.

Conventional Cargo and Chartering Shipments

  1. Subject to review of packing details, diagrams and full specifications.
  2. Cargo suitably port marked for shipment, including full descriptions, weights, measures and clear COG markings.
  3. Deck option permitted.
  4. Transhipment permitted.
  5. Based on suitable vessel availability, space and equipment at the time of shipment.
  6. Cargo may be subject to cargo survey and acceptance at time of shipment will be at the discretion of the carrier.
  7. Subject to port and vessel acceptance at the time of shipping.
  8. Subject to suitable weather conditions at the time of loading and shipping.
  9. Load/discharge DNSSHINC demurrage charges may be incurred for delays in port.
  10. Indications or quotations are based on supplied drawings details and specifications however vague at the time of quotation. Deviations or changes from the cargo description may result in rate adjustments as required by the carrier.
  11. Any cancellations or changes to the shipment dates may be subject to charges, including dead freight, at the discretion of the carrier.
  12. Any delays and subsequent costs incurred due to matters beyond the control of the carrier will be at the cargo’s risk.
  13. Routing schedules, transit times and transhipment will be subject to confirmation at the time of booking.
  14. Rate excludes any customs formalities and local charges on arrival at the port of destination.
  15. CAF/BAF is variable at time of shipment.
  16. Validity: 30 days from the date of this quotation.
  17. Quotes are based on the terms above. Vessel fixtures will be governed by the clauses contained in the booking note. Live shipment will thereafter be carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions of the bill of lading.


DC Global Freight Management Limited Act as Agents Only.

160 Elliott St,
M29 8DS
Tel : 03332 400 373
Email : enquires@dcgfm.com
Company Registration Number: 7771929
VAT Number : 356 9488 40
BIFA Registration Number: 3810

Credit Agreement Terms and Conditions

  1. This credit agreement is between DC Global Freight Managment (hereafter also known as ‘the company’), and the entity named on the front page of this document (hereafter also known as ‘the customer’).
  2. All trading is conducted under standard terms of trade as published by BIFA. These terms are available on request, and are to be read in conjunction with the bill of lading (if issued), and the payment/credit terms set out herein.
  3. Any claims for damage or loss of cargo whilst in transit are part of separate discussions and will not affect the payment of freight and other charges as set out on this invoice.
  4. Any disputes arising from performance of obligations under contracts outside of this agreement shall not in any way influence or alter the terms of this credit agreement. Withholding payment for reasons connected to any other contract shall be deemed a breach of this agreement.
  5. By signing this agreement you declare that the information contained herein is accepted and correct to the best of your knowledge. As a signatory, you are entering into a legal agreement and do so in the full knowledge and apparent or actual authority of the party on whose behalf you are signing.
  6. Tuscor Lloyds Limited will continue to issue statements of account throughout the credit period. Please take note of invoice due dates and ensure all payments are up to date.
  7. This credit agreement is subject to periodic review by the company. Credit is granted on a purely discretionary basis. The customer may be requested to sign new credit agreements when applicable.
  8. Any application for credit is subject to trade references and credit checks by Tuscor Lloyds Limited. If the status of the customer changes, then the company reserves the right to cancel the current agreement and request a re-application for credit from the customer.
  9. The customer must make a fresh credit application in order to vary terms and extend the agreed credit period or limit.
  10. If these credit terms are not being met by the customer, then the company reserves the right to cancel the credit agreement.
  11. If any event occurs which can be seen to influence the customer’s ability to settle their account within terms, unexpected or otherwise, Tuscor Lloyds Limited reserves the right to cancel credit arrangements in order to limit exposure the company.
  12. Tuscor Lloyds Limited reserves the right to alter, change or amend the credit terms without notice, explanation or prejudice to any other agreements or contracts.
  13. Credit is granted from the date of invoice up to and including the final day allowed to pay as shown on the credit agreement.
  14. Any default of payment falls under the statutory law of England and Wales. Default or late payment may attract further administrative costs and interest as applicable under statutory law.
  15. The credit limit is shown on the front of this agreement. If the limit is exceeded then standard payment terms are to be applied. Standard payment terms are immediate payment due on the date of invoice. Tuscor Lloyds Limited reserves the right to demand immediate payments to bring the balance down to the assigned credit limit.
  16. All queries related to billing by Tuscor Lloyds Limited must be submitted in writing within 7 days from the date of invoice. In any event queries or disputes do not affect the due date of invoice, and any new invoices issued to correct the matter (if applicable) will become due on the same date as the first (originally disputed) invoice.
  17. This agreement is subject to the jurisdiction of England and Wales.

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