TRANSPORT EN LOGISTIEK NEDERLAND GENERAL CONDITIONS OF PAYMENT
Concerning payments of transport, storage and other activities entrusted to the carrier, as filed with the registry of the district court (Arrondissementsrechtbank) of The Hague on 2 july 2002, filenumber 69/2002.
Article 1 Freight payment
- The sender is obliged to pay the freight and further costs which burden the goods at the moment of handing over the consignment note or of the goods having been received by the carrier.
- If freight payable at destination has been agreed, the consignee is obliged to pay the freight, the costs due owing to other reasons relating to the carriage and further costs burdening the goods on delivery of the goods by the carrier; if the consignee did not pay these upon the first reminder, he and the sender are severally obliged to pay.If, in case of a consignment on the condition freight payable at destination, the sender has mentioned in the consignment note that no delivery may be performed without payment of the freight, the costs due owing to other reasons relating to the carriage and further costs burdening the goods, the carrier, if no payment is made, must ask the sender for further instructions which he is obliged to follow up,in so far as reasonably possible, against compensation of costs and damage and possibly payment of a reasonable reward, unless these costs have arisen by his own fault.
- The carrier has the right to charge all inevitable extra-judicial and judicial expenses made to collect the freight and other amounts, as mentioned in para.s 1 and 2, to the one who is debtor of the freight and other costs. The extra-legal collection expenses are due as from the moment when the debtor fails to pay and the claim has