General terms and conditions 2021
Håkull AS

1. Transport instructions:

All instructions will be carried out according to “Nordic Freight forwarders Associations General rules” (NSAB 2015 or latest version). The instructions will also be executed according to the CMR convention and according to regulations issued by EU and regulated through the EEA agreement. Further also law dated 20 December 1974 no 68 (incl. later corrections), concerning freight agreements by international conveyance of trailed goods (Norway).

2. Reservations:

We reserve the rights to adjust our prices without pre-advice if changes occur due to e.g. public duties/taxes/currency/ferry costs/fuel increases etc. Otherwise we refer to NSAB 2015 § 8. It is presumed that the goods is equipped with package and marks according to regulations, possible to secure according to international standards on trailer (rules and laws), and that goods packed in wooden boxes and the like, is sufficiently secured in the package (NSAB 2015). Goods must be proper marked with labels showing clear delivery address.

The transport prices stated are based on ordinary time of delivery, as well as on ordinary time of loading and unloading. Deviations will be discussed by occurrence separately (Extra costs). Delivery is based on trailer without lift. This can be arranged but are not included in the prices.

Contractor will be responsible for the freight and the costs connected to EXW shipments in those cases where the transportbuyer/freightresponsible do not pay Håkull AS invoices in due date.

Orders export and import are executed by Håkull AS assuming that, and in the believe of, that all documentation presented, are correct for the particular order(s). This also cover all details as to amount of colli, weight, content a.o. Håkull AS declines any economic responsibility for error and missing’s which is connected to wrong information from any of the parties in the supply chain. All economic consequences that error or missing’s inflicted on Håkull AS or somebody that Håkull AS has in work (also sub-suppliers), we will keep our principle/customer responsible for.

Offers included guarantee of delivery time (NSAB 2015§ 7 and storage (NSAB2015 §.25 (3)), must be arranged especially and in writing.

Transit documents (TET) are issued based on customer instructions. The customer will be kept responsible for eventual claims (costs) that could occur, due to that such document(s) are not closed in a legal way and time. This point also includes when issued by Håkull AS’ sub-suppliers.

3. Factor of conversion:

1 m³ Europe = 333 kg Nordic = 360 kg
1 loading meter Europe = 1850 kg Nordic = 2000 kg
1 EUR pallet Europe = 740 kg/ 0,4 loadingmeter Nordic = 800 kg/ 0,4  loadingmeter

Cargo with special width: Freight costs must be agreed upon in each case.

Cargo with special length; Calculation form: Length of cargo x pallet-width (0,8/ 1,2 / 1.6) divided on 2,4 meter = sum of loadingmeter. Cargo passing 1,6 meter will be calculated as for the full wideness (length will give total loadingmeters).

Return of packing material is not calculated and must be agreed separately and to separate price.

4. Dangerous cargo:

Dangerous cargo will be transported only after special agreement and costs. Customer has to, without being asked, present valid information about the cargo (written) as well as dangerous cargo documents to Håkull AS before actual transport are started. If this is not presented in a proper way, loading will not take place. Total responsibility is on customer’s hand.

5. Freightcalculations:

All estimations are made on the principle of optimisation of freight. (Are not valid when offered in other number then per 100 kg)

This does not include consignments under 499 kg. Shipments past 500 kg are rounded up to nearest 100 kg.

All prices are given and based on INCOTERMS 2020’s terms of delivery

No exchange of pallets is connected to our freight offers.

All prices are based on maximum 2 hours per complete truck on loading and unloading point. When this are exceeded, rate for extra waiting time has to be agreed separately.

Export prices from Norway are given based on custom clearance EU border-crossing if nothing else has been agreed. Road-taxes will be invoiced based on Håkull AS valid terms and prices.

COD shipments are handled on separate terms and conditions.

6. Taxes:

Commodity-/ Harbour taxes will be added due to public regulations in the actual harbours involved, if not other arrangements are agreed.

Other taxes not specific mentioned in the freight contract, will be added separately.

7. Provision on outlays:

The rates and rules will be given by request.

8. Insurance:

The prices stated do not cover insurance on the goods transported. Our responsibility is limited according to mentioned transport instructions (see point 1). Separate transport insurance can be arranged/signed by Håkull AS on an individual basis through our insurance company. This has to be especially agreed upon in written text.

9. Terms of payment:

Net 10 days. After due date, interest at the rate of 8,5 % p.a. will be charged (will follow the official terms)

10. Time of validity:

From actual date in offer or other specific given period/date, until further notice, if nothing else are particularly agreed.

11. Termination:

As agreed in contract.