ABM Electrical Distributors Ltd's company number is 2821410, and their registered office is at Unit 4, Coomber Way Industrial Estate, 3 Coomber Way, Croydon, CR0 4TQ.

All contracts of sale made by ABM Electrical Distributors Ltd (hereinafter called "The Company") are subject to the following conditions. These conditions cannot be varied, suspended, or added to except with the prior consent in writing of the Company.

Ruling Conditions

  1. If a contract of sale is made with the same buyer, whether in writing or orally, without express reference to any conditions, the contract shall be deemed to be subject to these conditions.
  2. The buyer shall pay for the goods net cash by the end of the month following the month of invoice unless otherwise agreed. If the buyer fails to pay for the goods in accordance with this condition, all invoices issued to the buyer by the Company will become payable forthwith at the full price without set off, notwithstanding the fact that the accounts payable under such other invoices are not yet due and payable. The company reserves the right to charge interest on all overdue accounts at 4% above Bank of England base rate or statutory interest, whichever shall be the greater.
  3. All quotations/ tenders are open for acceptance for not more than 14 days from the date thereof unless otherwise stated. Any order given in respect of a quotation / tender is not binding until accepted by the Company in writing. Items marked "ex-stock" are quoted for subject to their being unsold upon receipt of order. All quotations/tenders are made on the understanding that goods will be charged at prices ruling at the date of dispatch. Where an order is received for a quantity less than quoted for or where delivery is required in instalments smaller than those specified in the quotation, prices may be subject to an increase.
  4. Cancellation of orders for specials or goods obtained specially will not be accepted. Cancellation of orders and return of goods to stock can be accepted on the basis of a 25% handling charge at the Company's discretion. Cable cut to size or Tools cannot be returned under any circumstances. In all such cases, the Company's decision shall be final. Orders for special goods will only be accepted in writing.
  5. Any date or period for delivery or any rate of delivery stated in the Agreement is intended by the Company and accepted by the Buyer as being an estimate only and not giving rise to contractual obligations. The Buyer shall not be entitled to rescind the Agreement or reject any goods or claim damages on account of delay unless the Company fails to make delivery within a reasonable time having regard to all the circumstances including the matters referred to in Condition 10. The Company shall not in any event be liable for any special consequential or indirect loss or damage (including but without limitation any loss of or in respect of profit or wages or overheads) suffered by the Buyer as a result of any delay in or failure of delivery.
  6. Delivery shall be deemed to be effected and risk in the goods shall pass as follows: In the case of goods to be collected by the Buyer or the Buyer's Agent when the goods in question are loaded onto the vehicle collecting them. In all other cases when the goods in question are unloaded at the address nominated by the Buyer or the Buyer's Agents for delivery. Title in the goods shall remain in the Company and shall not pass to the Buyer until the Company has received not only the price of the goods the subject of the immediate contract but all other sums due to the Company on all other contracts. If at any time the Buyer is in default of payment for goods supplied, the Company shall be at liberty to retake possession of all goods supplied and unpaid, and the Buyer hereby consents to the entry of the Company or its duly authorized agent, to their premises for the purpose of such recover of possession.
  7. The Company accepts no liability for damage or loss in transit (unless the Company acts as carriers) and claims for such damage or loss shall be made by the Buyer on the carrier. In the case of damage or deterioration, both the Company and the carrier (if different) should be informed in writing within three days of receipt of the goods by the Buyer. In the case of loss (total or partial), the Company and the carrier (if different) should be informed in writing within seven days of receipt of the Company's invoice. Any claim which is not made as required by a paragraph (a) above or in respect of which the Company is not given an adequate opportunity to reweigh or inspect as the case may be absolutely barred.
  8. The Company shall have a lien over all goods of the Buyer in the possession of the Company for any sum due to the Company for the Buyer under the Agreement or any other contract.
  9. The acceptance of any order may be revoked (in the whole or part) or delivery dates postponed by the Company without liability in the event of any contingency beyond the Company's control which does or in the Company's opinion is likely to prevent hinder delay interrupt or interfere with the fulfillment of the order or any part thereof.
  10. Except as herein provided all warranties and conditions whether express or implied and whether by statute or common law as to quality or fitness for any purposes are excluded. Goods found within three months of delivery date to be defective or not in accordance with specifications will be replaced at the place of original delivery if, but only if: immediate notification is given of finding or suspicion or defect or deviation from specification and facilities are given for access to inspection investigation and testing of the suspect goods. This warranty does not apply to and no responsibility is accepted for goods which have suffered or been subjected to undue wear and tear accident mis-use improper application modification neglect for overloading and in no circumstances shall the Company be liable for loss or damage of any kind indirectly or directly caused by or arising from goods supplied or for any accident or injury to personnel or damage to property howsoever arising from or in the course of using such goods. Any claim that goods supplied are unfit for purpose or not of merchantable quality shall where liability is proved otherwise admitted be limited to the invoice value of the said goods the subject of complaint.
  11. For deliveries to mainland UK, carriage is free of charge as long as the minimum carriage paid order value (which may be subject to change from time to time) is met or exceeded. The cost of all urgent deliveries (such as before 10am , before noon or on weekends) by couriers or the Company’s vehicles must be met by the Buyer. Special consignment orders will be delivered to customer's site addresses by agreement before the contract only and will not automatically be considered part of the Company's carriage paid service.
  12. The Company accepts no responsibility and is not liable for the cost of work or other charges expended or put upon goods supplied by them and subsequently found to be defective.
  13. Any error, omission, misrepresentation, or misstatement in the Agreement or in the course of negotiations leading thereto shall not entitle either party to rescind the Agreement nor (unless the error, omission, misrepresentation, or misstatement related to a matter materially affecting the value of the goods and the Agreement has been entered into in reliance thereon) shall either party be entitled to any damages or compensation in respect thereof.
  14. The Company's rights and remedies shall not be prejudiced by any indulgence or forbearance to the Buyer, and no waiver by the Company of any breach by the Buyer shall operate as a waiver of any subsequent breach.
  15. In the event that any of these terms & conditions shall become or shall be declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable in any way such invalidity or unenforceability shall in no way impair or affect any of the other conditions hereof all of which shall remain in full force and effect.
  16. The construction, validity, and performance of the Agreement shall be governed by English Law.