Terms and Conditions
1. Our contract with you:
These terms and conditions are all terms of the contract between you, the sendore of the shipment and us ORBIT when you give us your shipment, you accept our terms both for yourself and for anyone else who has an interest in the shipment.Our terms and conditions also protect anyone who we may contract to collect, transport or deliver your shipment. No employee of ORBIT or anyone else has any authority to change any of your terms or conditions, or make any promise on our behalf change any of our terms or conditions or make any promise on our behalf.
2. WHAT SHIPMENT MEANS:
Shipment means all documents or parcel that travels under one airwaybill. You certify that shipment details are complete and accurate.
3. INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS:
You appoint us as your agent to conduct Customs clearance and entry and certify ORBIT as consignee soley for the purpose of designating a Customs Broker to porform Customs clearance and entry.
4. SHIPMENT WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
We do not accept as a shipment anything that is restricted by IATA (International Air Transport Associates) or ICAO(International Civil Aviation Organisation)
5. INSPECTION AND CHARGING
You agree that we may open and inspect a shipment for any reason at any time. We charge according to the higher of actual or volumetric weight
6. IF YOU HAVE ASKED US TO BILL THE RECIVER OR A THIRD PARTY
You agree to pay all the shipment charges, and destination duties and taxes, for this shipment if the receiver or third party does not pay.
If you wish to claim for a lost (includes misdelivered) or damaged shipment.You must claim in writing.You must receive you claim within 30days from the date accepted your shipment
8. EXTENT OF OUR LIABILITY
In respect of any one shipment our liability for any loss or damage however occasioned is limeited to the lowest of these three amounts:- US$ 50, OR. The actual amount of any loss or damage suffered by you
9. WHAT WE MEAN BY ACTUAL VALUE
The lowest cost of the following amounts, determined as at the time and the place we accepted the shipment.
The cost of reconstructing or reconstituting the document Parcels
The cost of repairing or replacing the parcel or.
The resale or fair market value of the parcel.
The actual value of a parcel cannot be more than the original cost to you plus 10 per cent.
10. DELAYED SHIPMENTS.
We shall make every reasonable effort to deliver your shipment according to our normal delivery schedules but there are not guaranteed and do not form part of this contract. We are not liable for nay delays .
11. CIRCUMSTANCE BEYOND OUR CONTROL
We are not liable if shipment is lost, damage or misdelivered because of circumstance beyond our control. These includes.All shipments under the airwaybill are carried at the owner's risk.Act of God for eg earthquake, cyclones, storm and flood. Force majeur, for example war, pane crash or embargo, any defect or characteristic do with the nature of the shipment even if known to us when we accept it. Any action or omission ny anyone outside ORBIT for example. The sender of the shipment. The receiver An interest third party Customs or other Government officals. The Postal Service, other carrier or other third party who we contract to serve locations that we do not serve directly. We are not liable even if the sender did not ask for or know about a third party arrangement. We are also not liable for electrical or magnetic damage to, or erasure of, electronic or photographics images or recordings.
12. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
We are not liable for the following, whether they arise in contract or any other form of civil action, including negligences and even if they are our fault.Consequential or special damages or loss Other indirect loss. Breach of other contracts.Consequential damages or loss includes but are not limited to lost income, profits, interest, markets and use of contracts.
13. If the transportation of as shipment involves an ultimate destination or stop in a country other than the country of departure, the Warsaw Convention may apply. T he convention governs and in most cases further limits , our liability for loss or damage to such shipment.
14. ORBIT Reserves the right to lien on any shipment till all the dues to ORBIT are paid in full respect of freight octroi, duties, service tax, taxes and nay other charges. ORBIT also reserves itsd right to deal with the shipment as it doors fir including the right to sell the goods of the shipper in order to recover all the dues.