TERMS & CONDITION
Prices and discounts are subject to change without notice. Prices in our catalog are list prices only. Trade discounts are available upon prior approval only. Prices do not include sales, use, excise, or similar taxes. In order to be exempt from state sales tax, Ward’s Marine Electric, Inc. (WME) must have an original signed and current Florida Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax on file. Some items are available via special order and may be subject to a special handling fee.
Warranty of products is the sole responsibility of the manufacturer. With respect to products manufactured by our suppliers, Ward’s Marine Electric, Inc. (WME) makes no express warranties whatsoever and disclaims any thereof. WME has taken appropriate measures to assure the quality of these products and that they are backed by their own fully supportable warranty. WME will provide warranty information for these products upon request. Products manufactured by WME (other than our Marine Switchgear Systems line of switchboards and panel boards), are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and operation. The warranty period shall be one year from the date of shipment. The obligation of this warranty shall be limited to repairing or replacing any part of the completed product that WME agrees is defective. Products returned for warranty evaluation and repair must include a copy of the sales invoice and shipment will be at the customer’s expense. For warranty information regarding our Marine Switchgear Systems line of products, please call our engineering department. To the extent allowed by law, this warranty is exclusive and is made expressly in lieu of all other warranties, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose. WME shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from a violation of this warranty.
Ward’s Marine Electric, Inc (WME) warrants its work for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of the completion of such work, except as provided for in this paragraph. The warranty is in lieu of all expressed or implied warranties granted to a boat owner under Florida law. This warranty does not apply to defects caused by the negligence of the Owner, corrosion, or for defective work in areas which are hidden from view or are not readily accessible to WME workmen. If the equipment is sold by WME, the Owner shall look solely to the manufacturer’s warranty for any defect in the equipment being sold hereunder. This warranty does not include travel expenses, travel time, labor charges or freight charges if required. WME shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from its work.
Unless otherwise specified, appropriate carrier F.O.B. Fort Lauderdale, FL or Riviera Beach, FL will send all shipments. Merchandise shipped is packaged in compliance with carrier requirements. All Hazardous materials and or products, if purchased for resale, must be prepared in accordance with HMR (US DOT 49CFR parts 100-185) Hazardous Material Regulation. Product MSDS are available upon request. Title to all merchandise ordered and sold, and risk of loss thereon, shall pass to the customer upon delivery. Customer will be responsible for freight on items drop shipped from manufacturers as well as any inbound freight charges for special order items. The customer shall submit any and all claims directly to the carrier for shortages and damages suffered in transit. All orders All orders will be subject to a $6 handling fee. This fee is charged regardless of and in addition to any freight charges.
A copy of the sales invoice must accompany all returns. All goods must be returned within 15 days of purchase, in new condition and in original boxes, to receive full credit and not incur a 20% restocking and handling fee. No returns will be accepted after 30 days. Special orders non-stock items), items cut to length, and items made to order are not returnable. Returned goods shipping charges must be prepaid.
Credit Cards WME accepts VISA, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards. Terms of payment are to be specified. With approved credit, standard terms of payment are 30 days net unless otherwise noted under the terms code on the sales invoice front page. A service charge of 1.5% per month will be included on all past due accounts. In the event of suit for collection, reasonable attorney’s fees and collection costs, including any appellate costs, will be added to this invoice. All special order items, marine switchgear, and custom panel boards require a 50% deposit and payment in full prior to shipping and or delivery.
Seller’s liability on any claim for loss or damage arising out of or connected with the supplying of any goods hereunder, or their sale, resale, operation or use, whether based on contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), or other grounds, shall not exceed the price allowable to such good or part thereof involved in the claim. Seller shall not, under any circumstance, be liable for any labor charges without the prior written consent of Seller.