World Options TERMS OF SERVICE

When you use the services of World Options you agree that you are an authorised representative of your company and that you are opening an account with World Options for your company. By ordering services from World Options you, and your company, understand that you will not receive transportation services directly from World Options but that you will receive discounted billing from World Options for shipping services provided by a carrier or carriers.

You agree to the terms and conditions in the World Options Account Application form. You agree that the information provided in the World Options Account Application form for the purpose of obtaining credit is warranted to be true.

You agree that World Options may cancel your account at any time without prior notice for any reason or no reason.

WORLD OPTIONS ACCOUNT

The only way to usage World Options is for you to contact a World Options Franchise and set-up an account with World Options. When You, set-up an account and use the services of World Options you agree that you are an authorized representative of your company and that you are opening an account with World Options for your company. By ordering services from World Options, You and your company, understand that you will not receive transportation services directly from World Options but that you will receive discounted billing from World Options for shipping services provided by a carrier or carriers.

Part of our Terms of Service is the terms and conditions we apply to having an Account with a World Options Franchise and You agree that the information provided below, and You also agree that we may cancel your account at any time without prior notice for any reason or no reason.

Invoicing and Due Dates

1.The rates payable by the Customer are stated when booking a shipment on the World Options (hereafter called WO) shipping platform and WO reserves the right to make such amendments, alterations or adjustments as it deems fit from time to time without prior notice and in line with carriers weighing and scanning equipment.

2.An invoice shall be issued by the World Options Franchisee (hereafter called WOF) and sent to the customer weekly and shall reflect the sum payable by the Customer to WO’s central payment account stipulated on the invoice.

3.Our standard way of payment is SEPA Direct Debit Mandate CORE, the payment will be the amount stated in the invoice and the Direct Debit day that has been agreed with the WOF.

4.WO will normally invoice each Thursday and collection are done based on the agreement with the WOF.

5.WOF can also on their discretion offer a credit agreement.

6.Invoices will be emailed to the latest address notified to WO in writing, and shall be deemed delivered same day.

7.The Customer shall inform WO promptly in writing of any changes in its business address.

8.If payment after due date, WOF reserve the right to charge 1% interest per starting month with a minimum of € 25.

9.Any payment dispute will deal with at the local court of the WOF involved in the transaction.

Invoice Queries

10.The Customer shall inspect and examine the invoice and hall notify WO in writing of any errors, omissions, disputes or other irregularities in the invoice. In the absence of such a notification, the invoice shall be deemed correct and shall be conclusive without further proof as against the Customer if no written objection is received by WO within (7) days from date of Invoice.

Waiver

11.Any failure by WOF to exercise any of its rights to herein or any delay by WOF in exercising any of such rights shall not operate as waiver or variation of that or any such right and any defective or partial exercise of any of such rights shall not be preclude any other or further exercise of that or any other such right and no at waiver or course of conduct or negotiation on WOF’ part or on WOF’ behalf shall in any way preclude WOF from exercising any such right or constitute a suspension or variation of any such right.

Variation

12.WOF shall be entitled at its sole discretion to vary any of the terms herein and such variations shall be communicated to the Credit Customer by written notice sent by email to the Credit Customer and such written notice shall be effective upon the expiry of forty-eight (48) hours of the date of dispatch/date of notice. Variation by WOF of any of the terms herein shall not affect existing invoices or invoices received by the Credit Customer prior to the receipt of such notice of variation or affect transactions accepted by WOF prior to receipt by the Credit Customer of the written notice.

Deposit or Security

13.WOF may request the Customer to furnish a cash deposit and/or bank guarantee in favour of WO in such form, wording and amount as WOF and WO may determine from time to time.

14.The Customer agrees that in the event of any default by the Customer of any provisions in these Terms of Service or Terms and Conditions of Carriage, WOF shall be entitled to set-off, without any notice, any sum owing to it by the Customer and/or any loss, damage or expenses suffered by it from the cash deposit, and/or call upon the bank guarantee without notice to the Customer, as the case may be depending on whether a cash deposit and/or a bank guarantee is furnished by the Customer to WO.

15.If the Customer fails to comply with any of these provisions, WOF may commence legal action against the Customer in which case the Customer shall be responsible for all charges and fees leading to and arising from the legal action, including all legal costs on an indemnity basis as between lawyer and client.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

16.Any dispute arising under or in any way connected with these Terms and Conditions of Credit shall be subject, for the benefit of WOF, to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of, and governed by the laws of the local WOF that the customer are dealing with. The Customer hereby irrevocably submits to such jurisdiction, unless contrary to applicable law.

Customer Trading Volume

17.A Shipper shall maintain such minimum trading volume per month (Revenue /Shipments /Weight) as WOF may stipulate, to continue to have the offered rates. If such minimum trading volume is not maintained, WOF reserves the right to increase the rates.

your obligations

When you book a shipment through World Options you shall ensure that the terms of the shipment and any information provided are complete and accurate and you shall co-operate with World Options and relevant carriers, transportation or shipping companies in all matters relating to the shipment. Specific attention needs to be on potential Denied Parties, Prohibited Items and Restricted Items, you can find further information at our online shipping portal or if in doubt please contact your World Options contact.

If you fail to comply with the above, World Options and/or the relevant carrier, transport or shipping company shall, without limiting any other rights or remedies have the right to suspend any and all shipments until you remedy the default and we shall not be liable for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by you arising directly to indirectly from the failure or delay of the shipment. You shall reimburse us on written demand for any costs or losses sustained or incurred arising directly or indirectly from any such default.

Intellectual Property

We have the right as the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in out site and the online shipping portal as well as in the material published on them. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. A;; such rights are reserved.

Limitation of liability

Nothing in these Conditions or our Terms and Conditions shall limit or exclude the liability of World Options for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or the negligence of its employees, agents or subcontractors or fraud or fraudulent miss representation.

World Options will to be held liable for any loss of business due to any delayed, damaged or lost shipments nor for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage.

Termination

Without limiting its other rights or remedies, World Options may terminate your account with immediate effect by giving written (email) notice to you if you commit a material breach of any of these conditions, including failure to pay any amount due on the due date for payment, suspend or threaten to suspend, or crease or threaten to crease to carry on all or a substantial part of your business.

DISCLAIMER

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that accuracy of the information contained in all our web pages and our online shipping portal, the content is naturally subject to change and we cannot guarantee its accuracy or currency.

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