1. This document sets out the standard terms which will govern the contractual relationship between Patriarch Automotive Group on the one hand, and any person (“the Supplier”) from which Patriarch Automotive Group acquires Goods or Services, on the other.

  2. The term “person” includes a natural person, a juristic person, a foreign company and a trust.


  1. These Standard Terms of Purchase shall apply automatically upon acceptance by the Supplier of any order from Patriarch Automotive Group, or the supply of any Goods, the commencement of any work, or the performance of any Services by the Supplier, and specifically excludes any terms that have been given by the Supplier in any prior quotation given by the Supplier to Patriarch Automotive Group.

  2. In the case of a conflict between these Standard Terms and the terms set out in a Purchase Order (Order), the latter shall prevail.

  3. No agreement or understanding relating to the supply of Goods or Services which is at variance with these Standard Terms shall be of any force or effect unless in writing and signed by the Parties.


  1. Goods shall be delivered to Patriarch Automotive Group INCO 2010 “EXW” unless otherwise stated.

  2. Deliveries are to be made in the quantities and at the dates and times specified by Patriarch Automotive Group. Where the date of delivery of Goods is to be specified after the placing of the Order, the Supplier shall give Patriarch Automotive Group reasonable notice of the specified date.

  3. A packing note quoting the number of the Order must accompany each delivery or consignment of Goods and must be displayed prominently.

  4. If Goods are to be delivered by instalments, the Order or contract will be treated as a single Order or contract and not severable.

  5. Patriarch Automotive Group shall not be liable for payment for Goods delivered to Patriarch Automotive Group which are in excess of the quantities specified in the delivery schedules unless such excess is drawn to Patriarch Automotive Group's attention and is consciously accepted by Patriarch Automotive Group on delivery.

  6. Patriarch Automotive Group may from time to time change delivery schedules or declare a temporary suspension of scheduled shipments.

  7. Patriarch Automotive Group shall be entitled to call for delivery of Goods by a method of transportation other than the method originally specified by Patriarch Automotive Group, in which event Patriarch Automotive Group shall reimburse the Supplier the increased transportation costs unless the substituted method of transportation was occasioned by the Supplier’s failure to deliver goods timeously.

  8. Receipt of Goods delivered to Patriarch Automotive Group’s stores shall be acknowledged in writing by an authorized Patriarch Automotive Group employee, failing which Patriarch Automotive Group shall not be held responsible for deliveries alleged to have been made.

  9. Notwithstanding the provisions of clause 8, Patriarch Automotive Group shall be entitled to notify the Supplier in writing within three (3) business days following delivery of the Goods, of any shortfall in the quantity.

  10. Patriarch Automotive Group will be entitled within a reasonable time to reject any Goods which are delivered to it which are not in accordance with an Order or which exhibit discrepancies in quantity or externally identifiable damage, Patriarch Automotive Group shall not at any time be precluded from rejecting Goods which are discovered to contain latent defects, upon ascertaining such defects.

  11. The Supplier shall supply Patriarch Automotive Group in good time with any instructions or other information required to enable Patriarch Automotive Group to accept delivery of Goods.

  12. Patriarch Automotive Group shall not be obliged to return to the Supplier any packaging or packing materials for Goods supplied, whether or not any Goods are accepted by Patriarch Automotive Group.

  13. If any Goods are rejected by Patriarch Automotive Group the Supplier shall at its expense forthwith collect the same Patriarch Automotive Group may at its option return the same to the Supplier at the cost (including without limitation packaging and repackaging) and risk of the Supplier. 


  1. All Goods shall be properly packed, marked and shipped in accordance with the requirements of the carrier transporting such Goods, in accordance with Patriarch Automotive Group’s requirements and in a manner which will permit the securing of the most cost-effective transportation rates.

  2. The Supplier shall reimburse Patriarch Automotive Group for all expenses incurred by Patriarch Automotive Group as a result of improper packing, marking or routing of Goods.

  3. Unless otherwise provided in the Order, no charges shall be accepted by Patriarch Automotive Group for containers, crating, boxing, bundling, and packaging.

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