ALFA’s SALES POLICIES

Payment Terms

When opening a new account, here are several payment options:

  • Net 30 Day Terms – Please include a copy of the ALFA Credit Application (pg 131).
  • Credit Card – Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover are accepted.
  • C.O.D. – Cash on Delivery.

(Title to all goods remains ALFA property until invoice is paid in full.)

Minimum Order & Fees

  • $50.00 Minimum Order or $15.00 service charge for smaller orders.
  • $4.00 Drop Ship – Drop Shipping is available for a nominal charge of $4.00 per order and will be shipped “Blind/Neutral” to your customer.

Placing Orders

  • Email sales@alfaco.com
  • Web www.alfaco.com
  • Fax 800-328-2532 (ALFA)
  • Call 800-327-2532 (ALFA)
  • Please be sure to include your 7-digit Account # on your order!
  • All order Cancellations must be received in writing
  • Non-Stock/Special Orders are non-returnable

ALFA Business Hours

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Prices

  • Prices shown are standard LIST prices, but are subject to change without written notice.

Backorders

  • All Backorders will be shipped immediately upon ALFA inventory replenishment, regardless of order quantity & value, unless otherwise instructed.

Warranty

All products sold by ALFA are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship and come with a “Bench” Warranty ranging from 6-12 months from Date of Invoice. (unless otherwise noted in catalog).

  • A Bench Warranty requires a product to be sent back to the Manufacturer for inspection. Once assessed, if product is determined to be defective, it will be repaired or replaced at the sole discretion of the manufacturer.
  • ALFA does not issue call tags
  • Warranty shipments without an ALFA Return Authorization # (see RETURNS Section in ALFA’S SHIPPING POLICY pg 131) and/or sent Freight Collect will not be accepted under any circumstances.
  • Replacement products and/or credits will not be extended to customers who have items that have not yet received Warranty Assessment Approval. If a customer insist on a replacement being sent prior to the Warranty Assessment, the new product will be NOT be considered a Warranty Replacement and the buyer will be responsible for the invoice and any repaired product covered under warranty.
  • Product Warranties are voided in cases where the product has been found to be altered, abused, modified, damaged, improperly installed/maintained or operated contrary to the manual instructions.

ALFA’S SHIPPING POLICIES

Standard Shipping

All orders received via email, fax, phone, or in writing, Monday thru Thursday, before 4:00PM Eastern Standard Time (EST), or by 3:30PM on Friday, will ship the same business day.

Drop Shipments

  • $4.00 Drop Ship – Drop Shipping is available for a nominal charge of $4.00 per order and will be shipped “Blind/Neutral” to your end customer for Net 30 day & Credit Card customers only.
  • Drop Shipments to residential addresses are subject to additional UPS surcharges and are the responsibility of the purchaser. WE CANNOT DROP SHIP PURCHASES TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

United Parcel Service (UPS)

  • ALFA sends most of its Domestic & Canadian ground shipments via UPS. UPS also offers Next Day, 2nd Day & 3rd day Select delivery services.
  • ALFA can utilize other carriers for special requests & circumstances, but we pass on applicable surcharges imposed by those freight servers.
  • All ALFA Invoices include the UPS Tracking Numbers which can be tracked at (www.ups.com).

Motor Freight Carriers

  • Due to size and/or weight limitations of most ground shipment carriers (150 pounds per box for UPS), some shipments may require the use of a Truck Carrier.
  • ALFA’s preferred carriers are YRC & UPS Freight for these types of shipments.
  • Shipments sent via alternate Trucking Carriers will need to be shipped Freight Collect.

Proof of Delivery

  • If you require proof of delivery for one of your orders, please provide a written request within 30 days of ALFA’s Invoice date.
  • We include Tracking Numbers for all UPS Shipments on ALFA Invoices for your convenience.

Claims (Damage/Errors)

  • If you receive an order with an error, let us know within 5 business days of receiving your order.
  • If the return comes as a result of an ALFA error, we will credit your account in full upon receipt of returned goods.
  • If your shipment arrives damaged, please refuse the shipment and let ALFA know immediately so we can contact the carrier and initiate claim procedures & inspection.
  • Please save original carton(s) and related packing materials
  • Please do not use, alter or tamper with goods that may be damaged or defective.

Product Returns (Ordered Incorrectly)

  • Contact ALFA within 60 days of purchase for a Return Authorization Number (RA#).
  • Returns are subject to a 20% restocking fee (or $15.00 minimum). If replacement is ordered at time of RA request, the return is subject to a 10% restock fee (or $15 minimum).
  • We DO NOT issue Call Tags, nor accept C.O.D. shipments.
  • Please be sure to provide a tracking # for your return shipment so we can promptly & properly track your Return Claim.
  • Packages returned without an ALFA issued RA# will be refused.
  • All returned merchandise MUST BE DEEMED SALEABLE AS NEW and in its original carton to qualify for full credit.
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