Frequently Asked Questions & General Terms and condition for business 

The main contents of this page is answers to some common questions which are asked by importers. We have found that these question are very useful and presented here as questions.

Most or the samples of our products are readily  available. Others usually ready in maximum of 3-to 5 days time and are delivered against "To pay" basis. Other-wise importers  have to provide their  DHL / FEEDEX/UPS /TNT account nos. As soon we get the account number from our client, we  dispatch the sample product without making  any delay..
Depending on items and quantities, we usually provide a good discount. The maximum possible discount is 5 - 7% on our quoted price. 
Yes, "Techno-Aid"  welcomes small quantity orders and sample orders. 
Yes, we can arrange to manufacture products as per your design and shape. 
Our main pricing term is US$ FOB, India any port. Please contact us for other price term. 
Inspection may be carried out by importers authorized representative or by any international agency like S.G.S./ other reputed agency prior to dispatch, against dispatch clearance issued in favor of us. 
Normal packing process is master polybag and master carton unless and until we get request from buyer for special kind of individual product packing. These are packed in good quality corrugated boxes. The gross weight is usually maintained for ease handling. Appropriate precaution is taken at the time of packaging to avoid breakages during shipments. Customized packaging is also provided. 
For order value upto USD 10,000 we accept 50% advance and rest against proof of shipment . and for big order we can accept 100% confirmed irrevocable L/C at sight from a international reputed bank. For other payment terms please contact us 
We select products keeping in mind that the product should be useful in day-to-day life. The quality, competitive prices, unique in design and durability are some main features of our products. So, the importers can easily sell the products that are imported from us, against good margin. 
We print our bags by Screen print , digital print, heat transfer print,
For logo printing, labeling we charge extra cost. For more details please contact us.
You can see some of our products at our web site. For more such products you may contact us via Mail/Fax We shall send you the offer along with the image within 24 hours of receiving your mail/fax. 
Our bags are manufactured in-house production unit located near Kolkata air port and about 14 km away from Kolkata-India sea port, We have most talented workforce for Designing and developing /cutting / printing/stitching/QC/ packing/EXPORT paperwork’s and handling etc.
We provide best possible production cost and wholesale prices for our bags. These are guaranteed lowest price compared to competitors.
We usually deliver the products by sea. By air and couriers also possible.

GENERAL BUSINESS TERMS AND CONDITION: (W.E.F : 01.01.2007) 

1. Please read this terms and conditions of export (export agreement carefully before placing /signing any Pro forma Invoice).

2. Price:
Normally all the prices are on FOB basis, unless a request for CFR/CIF etc. from importer.

3. Packing:
 The packing shall be done as per global standard, 5/7 ply cartons to avoid damage during transportations / shipping. Each carton contains Celica Gel and poly pack to avoid moisture/fungus. 

4. Payment:
 Payment must be made against TT or L/C at sight. All the commercial transaction is from our Kolkata office bank accounts. We do not accept any Advance payment through our distributors, agents, representatives.

5. Delivery:
 Delivery will be made by Air/Vessel-as per pro forma invoice/formal order.

6. Product origin:  
All products' place of origin is India.

7.Important information's:
 This export agreement is a legal contact between importer (Buyer) and Techno-Aid. The importer accepts this sale Agreement (in addition to additional terms and conditions in our quotations) by making a purchase (placing a purchase order/signing Pro Forma-Invoice). This sale agreement continues the entire agreement between importer and Techno-Aid relating to the all import of goods (i.e. jute/cotton/paper bag etc.) The electronic record (this terms and conditions in addition to terms and conditions in our quotations) are valid, shall be accepted under the sale agreement. In the event of any conflict between the terms and conditions stated in our quotation and this electronic sale agreement or any terms and conditions on our invoices, you (the importer/buyers) agree that the provision of this sale agreement and our quotation shall control.
The importer (Foreign buyers) agrees to be bound by this sale agreement and accepts its terms and conditions (unless customer has signed for some separate formal purchase agreement in addition to above business terms and conditions) with "Techno-Aid".

8.Governing law :
 The importer (buyers) consents to the jurisdictions of the state courts located in Kolkata, INDIA for purpose of any suit, action or proceeding Arising out of this sale agreement.

9.Order and payment terms: 
 Invoices are due and payable (through our bankers) within time period noted on the pro forma-invoice measured from the date of the invoice. All the payment should be made as per Signed pro forma invoice. The importer is responsible for sales and all other direct /indirect taxes, duties of their country associated with the pro forma, invoice or order.

10. Shipping terms: 
 Our responsibility ceases upon delivery of the goods at Kolkata Air/Sea port. Loss or damage that occurs during transit by a carrier selected /Nominated by importer is importers responsibility. We are not responsible for any loss or damage of the goods during in transit by air or by ship. We are not responsible for any delay in delivery made by carriers.

11.General Legal Disclaimer: 
 There is no guarantee /warrantee on all handmade products - such as logo printed (hand or silk screen printed) jute /cotton bags. Orders are subject to +/- 5% variation. The final product may vary from approved sample due to non availability of raw materials and exact color shades at the time of final productions. However Techno-Aid uses every reasonable effort to supply/export accurate products as samples or digital image supplied by us or by importer.

12. By placing order to Techno-Aid, the buyer (importer) acknowledges and agrees Techno-Aids these normal business terms and conditions in additions to terms and condition indicated in quotations.

13. Delivery time: 
 Although every special effort are made to supply all products in time, sometime it may delay in delivery due to some reasons which are beyond our controls, viz. heavy rain, other natural calamities, strike, floods.

14. Return policy: 
 Techno-Aid supplies high quality handmade products. In case importer has any complaint on product quality he (the importer) should make complains within 48 hours from arrival of goods in Air/Sea port. Techno-Aid will try to rectify the problem. If the importer do not notify about damaged goods within the above mention time period, Techno-Aid will treat it as acceptance of all merchandise. Once exported, materials cannot be taken back