Products are shipped F.O.B. shipping point with freight costs and handling fees paid by ASC and charged to the customer. Cash On Delivery (C.O.D.) shipments are not permitted. Other terms and conditions may apply for freight collect, export orders, hazardous materials, special handling or shipments outside the contiguous United States. Any extra charges incurred for additional services, such as customer's carrier or special handling by the carrier, must be paid by the customer. Title and risk of loss pass to the customer upon tender of shipment to the carrier. If product is damaged in transit, customer must file claim with the carrier.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES
Unless otherwise varied, shipping terms are EXW (as defined by International Chamber of Commerce Terms, 2000), ASC shipping warehouse. Freight is prepaid to U.S. airport or port of exit for single shipment orders of $5,000 or more of merchandise (before tax and freight) using routing of ASC's choice. Other shipments are freight collect from any ASC facility. Customer shall be responsible for obtaining insurance. At ASC’s option, this freight policy may be subject to special terms and conditions for certain export orders. If any item is backordered that qualifies for freight prepayment, that item will be shipped prepaid as Buyer's exclusive remedy. Title and risk of loss for products shall pass when made available to Customer on delivery to carrier in the United States; provided that if payment has not been made at the time of shipment, ASC shall retain title (but not risk of loss) until payment has been made. If product is damaged in transit, Customer must file claim exclusively with airline, carrier, vessel and/or insurance company; provided, however, that if
ASC has not received payment in full at the time the product is damaged in transit, ASC shall have the right to file claim exclusively with airline, carrier, vessel and/or insurance company.