2.1. It is a condition of the contract, and the Customer represents, warrants and undertakes, that:-
2.1.1 It is either the owner of the Goods, or is authorised by the owner to accept these Conditions on the owner’s behalf.
2.1.2 The Goods shall be presented to the Company (and/or anyone else dealing with them) securely and properly packed in compliance with any applicable statutory regulations, recognised standards and good practice; and that they and any Goods Transport Unit are and will remain in a condition to be safely handled, stored and/or carried and so as not to cause injury, damage, contamination or deterioration (or the possibility of them) to any person, premises, property, the environment, drains or watercourses, equipment or to any other items in any way. Where the Company is performing an operation or process on the Goods, they will be delivered to the Company in a condition where that operation or process can be done without further work (other than unpacking) by the Company.
2.1.3 Before the Company assumes any responsibility for or by reference to the Goods, the Customer will inform the Company in writing of any relevant matters; including any special precautions necessitated by the nature, size or shape, weight, condition or potential for deterioration of the Goods and any statutory or other requirements relevant to the Goods with which the Company or others may need to comply; and will promptly after invoicing pay the Company’s reasonable extra charges for complying.
2.1.4 It will promptly after invoicing indemnify the Company against all duties, taxes and expenses that the Company has paid or may be required to pay in respect of the Goods; including where the liability to pay them is triggered by the fault, act or omission of the Company or its employees or sub-contractors.
2.1.5 Except to the extent previously notified in detail to, and accepted by, the Company in writing none of the Goods: are or may become hazardous or contaminated; may cause pollution of the environment or harm to human health if they escape from their packaging; require any official consent or licence (or would be illegal for the Company) to handle, possess, deal with or carry; or will at any time whilst in the care or control of the Company constitute Waste.
2.1.6 The Customer will provide a risk assessment and/or method statement appropriate for handling the Goods. Where the Company is carrying the Goods, then unless otherwise previously agreed in writing the Customer will provide suitable facilities, equipment and methods for, and will procure, safe and prompt loading and unloading of the Goods at, any location not occupied by the Company in which they are being handled.
2.1.7 It will comply with any reasonable requirements of the Company relating to handling, packing, carriage, storage or forwarding of Goods (and ancillary matters) which are notified in writing from time to time.
2.1.8 Information given by or on its behalf shall be correct and complete. The Customer will provide promptly when, and in a format, reasonably requested by or on behalf of the Company, any documentation, instructions or information which is relevant to the Goods, to any interest in them, to any services to be provided for the Customer, or to any actual or anticipated obligation of the Company related to either the Goods or the Customer.
2.1.9 Unless otherwise agreed the Customer will be responsible for instructing the Company on the order of stock removals.