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Info for Vendors - Terms and Conditions

Transportation: Unless freight terms are specified differently, all charges must be prepaid and material delivered to the location specified. When merchandise is sold f.o.b. point of origin and shipped prepaid, shipping charges should be included on the invoice and the original freight/shipping bill attached thereto.

Orders: If our orders cannot be filled as directed, call or return for advice. Quantities in excess of this order may be returned or held subject to shippers order, expense and risk.

Inspection: By accepting this order you hereby warrant that the merchandise to be furnished hereunder will be in full conformity with the specification, drawing, or sample and agree that this warranty shall survive acceptance of the merchandise and that you will bear the cost of inspecting merchandise rejected.

Prices: Unless specified above DO NOT FILL this order at a price higher than last charged or quoted without first advising us and receiving our consent to do so.

Delivery: The right is reserved to cancel this order if not filled within time specified herein.

Recyclable Materials: The state of Maine has adopted laws requiring the reduction of waste prior to recycling or disposal. In accordance with the intent of these laws, the University of Maine System requests that vendors providing goods and services to the University not use styrofoam packing materials and that packing boxes and materials be readily recyclable in Maine.

Reject: All rejected goods will be at the seller’s risk and expense subject to seller’s prompt advice as to disposition. Unless otherwise arranged all rejected goods will be returned and charged back including all transportation and handling costs.

Equal Opportunity: The equal clause contained in Section 202, Executive Order 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, relative to Equal Employment Opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin, and the implementing rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Labor, are incorporated herein.

Date Compliance: Contractor represents and warrants that the products, systems and services provided will not be adversely affected by the change of any date or of any calendar year and they will not abnormally terminate their function or provide or cause invalid results due to incompatibility with the calendar year. Contractor shall indemnify and hold the University harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, losses and costs, in any way related to the failure of the products, systems or services to conform with the above warranties.

Payment: Net 30 unless otherwise negotiated.

Debarment: By acceptance of this Purchase Order, the vendor certifies that neither it, nor its principals, is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency.

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5765 Service Building
Orono, ME 04469-5765
Phone: (207) 581-2695 | Fax: (207) 581-2698
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1865