Distribution Ordering Information

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At PLP, we maintain a business philosophy that OUR success is tied to YOUR success. Implicit in our philosophy is the concept that we are 'business partners' and it is our goal to ensure that our business partners' best interests are served so our mutual growth and profitability is secured.


The policies below are designed to ensure you always receive what you need, when you need it and at prices which will allow you, our business partner, greater control over your business.


  • ORDERS are only processed with a returned signed Proforma client invoice.
  • DELIVERY TIME from receipt of order on standard PLP catalogue products is 30 days to your country, and up to 90 days on non-stock PLP catalogue products.
  • SHIPPING CUT OFF TIME is 2:00 PM daily.
  • EMERGENCY same-day shipments carry a USD100.00 handling charge.
  • PRIVATE LABEL orders featuring your company name have a one-time minimum charge of USD250.00 for cylinder artwork or box.

  • PLP has UPS online to provide commercial invoices and track your shipment 24 hours a day. Requests for other carriers must be submitted in writing to GlobaleMed and the client assumes responsibility for insurance.
  • PRODUCT CREDIT for performance issues require verification of results i.e. product name, expiry and lot number, print out of results and description of issue. Please complete a product problem report.

PAYMENT TERMS


  • Irrevocable & Confirmed L/C at sight by payment.
  • Direct payment through TT before shipment.


SHIPPING TERMS


FOB - FREE ON BOARD

  • Seller delivers when goods pass the ship's rail at the named port of shipment.
  • Buyer bears all costs and risks of loss of or damage to goods from that point.
  • Seller is required to clear goods for export.
  • FOB can be used only for sea or inland waterway transport.
  • If parties do not intend to deliver goods across the ship's rail, the FCA term should be used.
  • Neither party is obligated to arrange for insurance (However in LC transactions, the buyer is required by his bank to arrange for insurance).

CFR - COST AND FREIGHT

  • Seller delivers when goods pass ship's rail in port of shipment.
  • Seller must pay costs and freight to bring goods to named port of destination.
  • Risk of loss or damage to goods passes when goods are on board the vessel.
  • Seller is required to clear goods for export.
  • Used only for sea and inland waterway transport. If parties do not intend to deliver goods across ship's rail, CPT term should be used.
  • Neither party is obligated to arrange for insurance (However, in LC transactions, the buyer is required by his bank to arrange for insurance).

CIF - COST INSURANCE AND FREIGHT

  • Seller has same obligations as under CFR.
  • Seller delivers the goods on board the vessel.
  • Seller must pay costs and freight to bring goods to named port of destination.
  • Risk of loss or damage to goods passes when goods are on board the vessel.
  • Seller contracts for insurance cover against the buyer's risk of loss of or damage to the goods during carriage. Insurance shall be on minimum cover at a price provided in the contract plus 10% (i.e. 110%).