1. These conditions shall be incorporated into all contracts and other
relationships between Fastspeed Couriers of Welwyn Garden City Herts
and the customer specified on each signed account application (The
2. These conditions shall not be varied save in writing signed by an official
of Fastspeed Couriers.
3. Fastspeed Couriers is not a common carrier.
4. The Customer hereby warrants with Fastspeed Couriers:
a. that they are either owners or authorised agents of
the owners of any goods to which the transaction relates and are fully
authorised to accept and are accepting these conditions for themselves and
where applicable as agents for and on behalf of all other persons who are or
may hereafter become interested in the goods.
b. that the goods are not of a noxious or dangerous
nature and do not consist of any living animal or organism, livestock, plant,
explosive substance, bullion, coins, precious stones, jewellery, valuables,
antiques, pictures (excluding commercial artwork) or any radioactive substance.
c. that the goods are properly packaged.
5. Any quotation given by Fastspeed Couriers may be withdrawn by them at any
time prior to its acceptance.
6. Fastspeed Couriers reserves the right to deliver the goods either by itself
or by the use of agents and in particular The Customer hereby authorises
Fastspeed Couriers to enter into any agreement it thinks proper with any other
courier or shipping agent in connection with the delivery of the goods.
7. Unless arrangements have been made for credit Fastspeed Couriers reserves
the right not to perform any of its obligations hereunder until such time as
payment has been made in full. Where credit arrangements have been agreed all
invoices are to be settled by The Customer within thirty days of the same being
rendered. In the event of payment not being made within these terms, The
Customer agrees to pay interest at the rate of 5% per month.
a. The liability of Fastspeed Couriers in respect of any
loss or damage to goods shall be whichever is the lower of the value of the
goods or the sum of ten thousand pounds in respect of goods specified to be
delivered. This figure can be increased on prior arrangement and following
confirmation of acceptance of the increase in writing by Fastspeed Couriers.
b. Fastspeed Couriers shall not be liable for any
consequential loss arising out of any of the events specified in sub-clause (a)
c. In any event Fastspeed Couriers shall not be
responsible for any losses as specified in sub-clause (a) hereof unless The
Customer shall have notified Fastspeed Couriers by email within twenty four
hours and in writing of the loss within fourteen days of the event giving rise
to the claim therefor.
9. The Customer will indemnify and keep indemnified Fastspeed Couriers and its
servants and agents and employees from and against all actions, claims, costs
and proceedings arising out of any breach of these conditions or any failure by
The Customer to adequately specify the goods carried or to complete or provide
information to lead to the completion of any bill of lading or customs