Recourse after a buyer bows out

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You should see in this case that for delivered sales, untimely delivery may be grounds for rejection.

Trading Tip – Damages & Amount Due

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The produce industry has its fair share of terms with more than one meaning. 

Negotiating a rejection

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What if the seller, after receiving notice, wants to take the product back and the buyer wants to accommodate the seller’s request?

Revisiting the basics: A Rejection

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A buyer rejecting a shipment of produce to a seller should ensure the rejection is both procedurally effective and substantively rightful.

Revisiting the basics: Accept or reject

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When a produce buyer is tendered a shipment of produce that allegedly fails to comply with the sales agreement, the buyer must decide whether to accept or reject the shipment to the seller.

Transit Temps – Reconciling Recorders

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What happens when temperature recorders in the same truck show different readings? Don't assume one is wrong.

Trading Tip: Interpreting USDA Inspection Certificates

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The words, “Fails to grade U.S. #1 account condition,” on a USDA inspection certificate sound awfully conclusive.

Rejections and freight: Who pays?

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Who pays the freight bill following a rejection to an f.o.b. seller?

Truck brokers and salvage returns

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Produce truck brokers have a challenging job, but “managing salvage returns” seems to be the one that really causes headaches.

Iceberg lettuce – not so ordinary

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Iceberg or head lettuce is not typically thought of as exceptional, and yet, when it comes to industry trading customs and rules, iceberg lettuce is different.