Delivery of the Goods shall take place by the Seller delivering or arranging delivery of the Goods to the Buyer's premises. We will aim to deliver your order within a maximum of 5 working days
If delivery is to be effected by the Seller delivering the goods to the Buyer's premises, the delivery shall be made by the Seller's on-road tanker. The Buyer shall provide and promptly indicate to the Seller's driver a sound, proper and safe route for the passage and manoeuvring of the Seller's vehicle between the public roadway and the actual point of unloading. The Buyer hereby indemnifies the Seller and the Seller's driver against any damages, losses, proceedings, claims, costs or expenses whatsoever (including any damage to the surface or structure of the route from any failure by the Buyer to provide a sound, proper and safe route as aforesaid,) condition.
The Buyer shall, prior to the Seller's vehicle leaving the Seller's premises, accurately indicate the place of delivery and shall provide appropriate and adequate storage and handling facilities so as to enable the full quantity of the Goods ordered to be delivered by the Seller's vehicle at the Buyer's premises. The Buyer shall indemnify the goods to be delivered safely and promptly into storage upon arrival of the Seller for any costs, losses or expenses suffered or incurred or paid by the Seller as a result of the breach of this condition.
Any date or time specified by the Seller for delivery of the Goods is an estimate only and date or time for delivery shall not be made "of the essence" by notice.
Subject to the other provisions of these Conditions, the Seller shall not be liable for any loss (including loss of profit), costs, damages, charges (including plumber or heating engineer costs) or expenses (including cost of emergency oil drums) caused directly or indirectly by any delay in the delivery of the Goods nor will any delay entitle the Buyer to terminate or rescind the Contract.
Deliveries will normally only be made by the Seller to a Buyer within the Seller’s working hours (9 am to 5 pm) and during the Seller’s working days (Monday to Friday), although the seller reserves the right to deliver outside of these times at their discretion.
Deliveries in Bulk. First Choice Oil Ltd t/a valuefuels.co.uk ('the company') does not accept responsibility for the dipping, checking or testing of the Buyers tanks. This together with the obligation to see that the truck operator couples up with the correct feed on the Buyers tanks rest entirely upon the Buyers. The Buyers shall also be responsible for ensuring that the storage into which the delivery is to be made will accommodate the full quantity ordered.
The Company's measurements of quantity shall be accepted by the Buyers, and the Company's Trading Standards approved and sealed meter reading equipment shall be conclusive and binding upon both parties.
Any deliveries that cannot be made due to inaccessible premises through absence of the Buyer at the Delivery Point shall incur a “No Access” charge of £25, made directly to the Seller via Debit/credit card. Application of this charge is subject to the Seller’s discretion.
Deliveries effected within 2 hours of the sellers stated latest delivery time will be accepted as the delivery having been completed on time. This applies to Standard and non-Standard (Eg: Express and Extra-Express) delivery commitments. The same commitment applies to standard deliveries except where due to weather or business conditions the drivers are working later than normal business hours in which case the guaranteed delivery is subject to change.