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Terms of Use

 

Whereas J&T is engaged in the business of providing logistics services of International Shipping, Fulfillment and Final Mile delivery (the “Services”) on behalf of their clients.

Whereas the Client is interested in engaging J&T to provide the Services.

 

1. Definitions 

“International Shipping” refers to cross border deliveries of parcels, packages and goods.

“J&T” means J&T Express Singapore Pte Ltd.

“Parties” refers to Client and J&T collectively, and “Party” refers to either Client or J&T as the case may be.

“Prohibited Goods” have the meaning as defined in Clause 4.1 of these T&C.

“Recipient” means the addressee to whom the Shipment is sent.

“Shipment” means one or more parcel items containing goods or other items or materials which the Client hands over to J&T and which may be transported and delivered by any means of transport selected by J&T, whether by air, road or any other means of transport. Each such shipment is transported under limited liability pursuant to these T&C.

“Services” means the delivery of one or more parcels from the Client to Recipient by the applicable means of transport.

“Service Provider” means third party delivery partners, international courier companies or national postal offices where applicable.

“T&C” refers to the terms and conditions set out in this agreement.

 

2. Scope

  1. These T&C shall apply to all agreements between J&T and the Client regarding the transport and delivery of Shipments, unless otherwise agreed in writing by J&T.
  2. As a part of providing the Services, J&T may provide links to websites operated by third parties. J&T is not responsible for the collection or processing of personal data or the operation or contents of such third-party sites. Users should check the terms of use and privacy policies of such websites prior to use.
  3. The Client agrees to be bound by the T&C at the time of account opening. Any revisions to the T&C will be posted at www.jtexpress.sg or may be obtained from J&T directly upon request. The Client’s continued use of J&T’s services including but not limited to transport and delivery of Shipments or of any J&T website shall constitute the Client’s agreement to the revised version of the T&C, and the Client also agrees to abide by the terms of use and privacy policy posted at www.jtexpress.sg.
  4.  The Client’s general terms and conditions shall not apply and are hereby expressly excluded, even if J&T has accepted any shipment without any express objection. Any term or condition of the Client which seeks to amend or modify these T&C must be agreed by J&T before it comes into effect.

 

3. Agreements and Services 

  1. Contracts regarding transport and delivery of Shipments are concluded between the Client and J&T, either in written form or by way of hand-over of the Shipment and acceptance of the same for transport and delivery in accordance with these T&C.
  2. J&T accepts Shipments for transport and delivery from the Client at the sites of J&T, or picks up such Shipments at agreed sites of Client, in order to deliver such Shipments to the Recipient directly or have them delivered by another service provider.
  3. The Client shall transmit electronically accurate shipping information via J&T shipping platform, label the Shipment correctly and provide all necessary details to enable J&T to perform the services including transport and delivery, settling of damages claims and/or return of the Shipment, as the case may be. Any inaccurate or unreadable Shipment label may potentially delay the delivery process.
  4. J&T will accept special instructions from the Client for Shipments only if these instructions are notified in the agreed form or in a separate agreement between the Parties. J&T is not obliged to comply with any special instructions if these are issued only after the Shipment has been handed over for transport and delivery.
  5.  The Client agrees to all routing and diversion, including the possibility that the Shipment will be transported via intermediate stops, at the sole and absolute discretion of J&T.
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4. Shipments

4.1 J&T shall not undertake the transport and delivery of any Shipment which contains Prohibited Goods listed below. Prohibited Goods include, but are not limited to the items listed below, and may be updated from time to time by J&T. The latest updated list is available at www.jtexpress.sg:

  1. Dangerous and Prohibited items, including but not limited to explosives, poison, flammable items, radioactive material, compressed gas, corrosive items, firearms, live animals or human remains and any item which by its nature or packaging may expose employees of J&T and the general public to injury or cause damage to other items, items which are prohibited by law.
  2. Coins, bank notes, currency notes or securities of any kind payable to bearer are to be sent via insured post only. Compensation will not be payable for such items, if lost under J&T’s custody.
4.2 The Client warrants that the Shipment does not contain any Prohibited Goods stated above and has been correctly packaged and is appropriately protected. Notwithstanding any other rights of J&T, the Client shall indemnify J&T from any liability for third-party claims or penalties resulting from the transportation or delivery of Prohibited Goods or other inadmissible or unlawful goods.

 

4.3 If a Shipment contains Prohibited Goods or the Shipment – because of its nature (size, format, weight, contents, etc.) or for other reasons – does not comply with Clause 4.1 above or with the other provisions of these T&C, J&T shall be entitled to:

  1. Refuse acceptance of the Shipment;
  2. If the Shipment has already been handed over, return it or store it until its collection; or
  3.  Transport the Shipment without notifying the Client and, if necessary and/or required by law, to choose a different route (e.g. by road and sea instead of by air freight as planned) and to invoice the Client for any additional costs incurred as a result.
    4.4 J&T shall also be entitled to exercise the rights referred to in Clause 4.4 above if it suspects that the Shipment contains Prohibited Goods or that there are any breaches of contract and the Client fails to comply with J&T’s request to the Client to supply information.
    4.5 J&T is not obliged to check whether a Shipment contains Prohibited Goods. However, J&T shall be entitled to open a Shipment and to inspect the contents if it suspects that the Shipment contains Prohibited Items. In addition to the foregoing, J&T has the right to open and inspect a Shipment without notice for security or customs or other valid reasons. Further, J&T and its appointed Service Provider carries out regular checks in accordance with the applicable statutory aviation security regulations and if goods which may not be transported by air are found, or if there is reason to suspect that these goods ought not to be transported by air, J&T shall be entitled to transport the goods by land or sea, notwithstanding its other rights under Clauses 4.4.
    4.6 J&T will not handle any shipment of value in excess of S$2,000.00 or items as regulated and prohibited by the Government of the country for delivery/cartage. J&T reserve the right to check and reject the acceptance of Client’s goods for carriage if it is suspected to violate domestic and international laws.
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5 Customs Clearance and Customs Regulations

5.1 The Client is obliged to comply with the applicable import and export regulations and the customs regulations of the country of origin, destination and transit. The Client shall complete the necessary accompanying documents (customs declaration, export licenses etc.) truthfully and completely, and shall hand these over with the Shipment.

5.2 J&T does not assume any liability for the content of the Shipment and the accompanying documents, even if these are prepared by or on behalf of J&T upon the Client’s request. The Client remains solely responsible for all risks and consequences of importing and exporting goods. This shall apply independently of the grounds on which the dispatch is restricted or prohibited, either by applicable statutory provisions or is restricted or excluded under these T&C or other contractual provisions.

 

6 Delivery and Non-Deliverable Shipments
6.1 The Shipments shall be delivered to the Recipient's address specified by the Client, though not necessarily personally to a Recipient named in person. Shipments to addresses with central mail departments shall be delivered to these departments. Deliveries to PO Boxes is subjected to respective countries national postal regulations.
 
6.2 If required for the return of undeliverable Shipments, the Client agrees that a corresponding return label as per J&T’s requirements shall be attached to such Shipment. The Client shall use best efforts to assist J&T in returning such Shipment and particularly to furnish all necessary customs documents and all other documents and information which may be required for the return.
 
6.3 If the Recipient refuses to accept a Shipment or refuses to make payment, J&T shall be entitled to release, sell, destroy or otherwise dispose of such Shipment without incurring any liability to the Client, Recipient or any other third party, provided that J&T has made reasonable efforts to return such Shipment at the expense of the Client or if applicable law prohibits or prevents the return of such Shipment to the Client.
 
6.4 Unless special instructions are issued in accordance with Clause 3.4, if an undeliverable Shipment is returned in accordance with Clauses 6.2 or 6.3, J&T reserves the right to determine the timeframe for, the manner (i.e. whether individually or on a consolidated basis) and the mode of transport for such returned Shipment.

 

7 Service Level

J&T shall make available to the Client the Services and the Client shall accept the Services in accordance with these T&C, at the Service Level as follows:

7.1 Order Submission
Order submission cut-off time in J&T web portal

Monday to Friday: 16:00
Saturday: 11:00

For any order submitted after 16:00 (Monday to Friday) and 11:00 (Saturday), collection will only take place on the following working day. Please print out consignment note and paste it securely on parcels. J&T drivers have the right to reject collection if parcel is not affixed properly with J&T consignment note.

7.2  Pickup Time

Monday to Friday: Latest 18:00
Saturday: Latest 13:00

Should there be multiple pick up addresses, it must be communicated and uploaded correctly via J&T web portal.

 

7.3   Delivery Lead Time

Once items are picked up and have arrived at J&T distribution center, it will be checked and sorted into zones to be ready for delivery, with up to 3 delivery attempts.

Should Recipient be unreachable by phone, email or SMS after 3 failed delivery attempts, J&T will return the parcel back to Client. This will constitute as “Returned to Sender” and is equivalent to “Delivered” status.   

J&T shall attempt to deliver 95% of the parcels with the “Arrived Hub” status at the J&T distribution centre during off-peak season (after Lunar New Year period till end September) within the chosen service level; and within 2 additional working days on top of chosen service level during festive periods (October to Lunar New Year), excluding delivery exceptions or delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

 

7.4 Delivery Hours

09:00 – 22:00 (Monday – Sunday)

No delivery on Public Holidays

 

7.5 Restricted Area

The Service is provided only to locations within the main island of the Republic of Singapore (including Sentosa Island and Free Trade Zone but excluding the other off-shore islands). Please refer to Appendix A for a list of restricted areas postal codes.

 

7.6 Return of non-deliverables

After 3 failed delivery attempts, the undelivered parcels will be held at J&T for a maximum 7 workings days. Parcels will be returned to Client at the same price model of delivery charges.

7.7 Cash on Delivery

A consolidated Cash on Delivery report will be sent to Client once a month for checks and verification. Recipient needs to provide exact cash as J&T drivers do not provide change back. J&T only accept cash and cheque (payable to Client) strictly. Any other forms of payment will be rejected by our drivers. 

7.8 Roles and Responsibilities

J&T Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities that J&T team members will fulfill are:

  • Train staff and Manage implementation process/execution of the Services
  • Participate in feedback meetings scheduled and agreed by both parties
  • Escalate and solve problems, perform continuous improvements on the Services
    Client Responsibilities
    Client will provide resources that will fill the following responsibilities:
  • Escalate decision making and issue resolution in a timely manner
  • Pick and pack orders based on the daily order list submitted by Client to J&T
  • Accept product returned by J&T
    Use J&T web portal to upload shipments in a timely and orderly manner

8. Charges

8.1 The Client shall pay to J&T the Charges based on the Schedule of rates in Clause 8 for the agreed services.

8.2 All prices indicated are exclusive of any taxes, customs duties and fees. Such taxes, customs duties and fees shall be invoiced to and payable or reimbursable by Client where applicable.

8.3 All invoices shall be due and payable by the Client, without deduction or set-off, within the credit period granted by J&T. The credit term and credit limit will be determined by J&T when the Client’s account is first created.  However, J&T reserves the right to review and vary the credit term and credit limit from time to time.  The Client shall be informed of the credit term and credit limit, and any revision thereof.  The Client shall make payment in accordance with the applicable credit term and credit limit failing which their account may be suspended.

8.4 In case of non-payment by the Client of any outstanding amount, J&T shall be entitled to charge interest on all overdue amounts at the rate of one percent (1%) per month from the due date until payment and/or exercise such other right or remedy in respect of such outstanding amount.

8.5 In the event that the Client’s original choice of service and/or product is no longer applicable or available for any reason whatsoever, J&T reserves the right to select the next best available or appropriate service and/or product in respect of the Client’s Shipment and the charges for the service and/or product actually performed shall constitute the charges for the said Shipment.

8.6 J&T reserves the right to charge based on the higher of actual or volumetric weight per piece and any Shipment may be re-weighed and re-measured by J&T to confirm this calculation. This is referred to as “chargeable weight” and may be billed on a separate invoice.

8.7 In case of account suspension, a reactivation fee of SGD50.00 will be imposed. Account will only be reactivated after receipt of reactivation fee.”

 

9.    Liability

9.1 Limitation of Liability regarding Delay of Delivery

J&T will make every reasonable effort to deliver the Shipment according to J&T’s regular delivery schedules, but these schedules are not binding and do not form part of the contract. J&T is not liable for any damages or loss caused by delay.

9.2 Domestic Delivery

J&T’s liability, whether in contract or in tort, for any loss of delivery items shall be limited to the value of the delivery item or S$100 per consignment, whichever is lower. Additional insurance coverage above S$100.00 by way of nominal fee can be obtained in request to J&T.  All other types of loss or damage are excluded (including but not limited to lost profits, income, interest, future business), whether such loss or damage is special or indirect, and even if the risk of such loss or damage was brought to J&T’s attention before or after acceptance of the Shipment.

9.3 International Shipping

For purposes hereof, an item shall be deemed to be in J&T’s Possession from the point J&T collects the item from Client until the item is passed to the appointed Service Provider, and a shipping tracking number is available. In the event of loss or damage out of J&T’s Possession, J&T will facilitate the communication, using our best efforts, with the appointed Service Provider and transfer along to you any reimbursement received in accordance with the terms and conditions of the appointed Service Provider used. The Client agrees that they shall have no claim against J&T under such circumstances and will look to the Service Provider in respect of any claim arising out of the loss or damage to their Shipment.

10. Claims

Any claim request must be submitted to J&T within 7 days from Proof of Delivery. Any claim submitted after this period shall not be recognized. No claim shall be entertained until all outstanding amount due to J&T has been fully settled. The amount of any claim shall not be set off against any amount owing to J&T.

All claims must be made in writing, accompanied by supporting documents and relevant receipts. All claims are to be submitted to: -

J&T – Customer Service Department, Email: cs_sg@jtexpress.sg

11. Sanctions

11.1 Client warrants that neither the receipt, transportation nor the delivery of its Shipments will expose J&T  or its employees, servants, agents, subcontractors, insurers or reinsurers to any sanction, prohibition or penalty (or any risk of sanction, prohibition or penalty)whatsoever imposed by any state, country, international governmental organization or other relevant authority (collectively "Sanctions") by reason of the content of the Shipments, any insurance of the Shipments taken out by the Client or any other person with an interest in the Shipments, the destination of the Shipments, the intended Recipient of the Shipments or the purchaser or end user of the content of the Shipments.

11.2 Client warrants in particular, that:

  1. Shipments shall not include any goods which appear on any applicable list of prohibited goods as shall be determined from time to time by the United States, the United Nations, the European Union, the country of origin, country of destination and any transit countries;
  2.  delivery of its Shipment to the intended Recipient will not, in and of itself, contravene any of the prohibitions set forth from time to time by the United States, the United Nations, the European Union, the country of origin, country of destination and any transit countries; and
  3. delivery of this Shipment to the intended Recipient will not, in and of itself, result in any funds or economic resources being made available directly or indirectly to or for the benefit of any person entity or body which is listed or designated in any Sanctions or legislation covering Denied Parties as set forth from time to time by the United States, the United Nations, the European Union, the country of origin, country of destination and any transit countries.
    11.3 Client agrees to provide J&T immediately on request with full information about the nature of its Shipment and their intended use, as well as the identities of all parties who have any legal, financial or commercial interest in the Shipment.
    11.4 J&T is entitled to inspect Shipments and, in particular, to access any data or information contained in any electronic storage medium.  J&T shall not be responsible for any delay or damage caused as a result of such inspection provided that J&T shall take reasonable care when inspecting the Shipment. Where data or information is protected by a password, details of that password shall be provided to J&T by Client on request.
    11.5 If it appears in the reasonable judgement of J&T that a Shipment (or any activity required in respect of the Shipment by J&T or any other person) may expose J&T or their employees, servants, agents, subcontractors, insurers or reinsurers to any breach of Sanctions or risk of breach of Sanctions, then:
  4. J&T may refuse to carry the Shipment or alternatively J&T may without notice to Client (but as his agent only) take any measure(s) and/or incur any additional expense to carry or to continue with the Shipment thereof, and/or abandon the Shipment and/or store the Shipment ashore or afloat, under cover or in the open, at any place, which abandonment or storage shall be deemed to constitute due performance by J&T of all of its obligations in respect of that Shipment;
  5. J&T may, without notice to Client, provide any state, country, international governmental organization or other relevant authority with full information about the Shipment, including the identities of all parties which have any legal, financial or commercial interest in the Shipment.

12. Force Majeure

J&T is not liable for any loss or damage arising out of circumstances beyond J&T’s control. These include but are not limited to electrical or magnetic damage to or erasure of electronic or photographic images, data or recordings; any defect or characteristic related to the nature of the Shipment, even if known to J&T; any act or omission by a person not employed or contracted by J&T, e.g. Client, Recipient, third party, customs or other government official; “Force Majeure” events include but are not limited to – fire, earthquake, cyclone, hurricane, storm, flood, fog, radiation contamination, pandemic, war, plane crash, shipwreck, or embargo, riot or civil commotion, industrial action or disputes.

 

13. Warranties of Client and Indemnification

The Client shall indemnify and keep J&T, its employees, servants, agents, subcontractors, insurers or re-insurers, harmless from all claims, actions, liability for loss or damage, fines, penalties, costs and expenses arising out of and/or incidental to :

13.1 Client’s failure to comply with the following warranties and representations:

  1. all documents and information provided by the Client or its representatives are complete and accurate;
  2. the Shipment is acceptable for transport under Section 4 above;
  3. the Shipment was prepared in secure premises by reliable persons and was protected against unauthorized interference during preparation, storage and any transportation to J&T Express Singapore;
  4. the Shipment is correctly labelled, addressed and packaged so as to ensure safe transportation with ordinary care in handling;
  5. the Client has complied with all applicable customs, import, export, data protection laws and regulations, sanctions, embargoes and other laws and regulations; and
  6. the Client has obtained all necessary consents to provide J&T with personal data including Recipient’s data as may be required for transport, customs clearance and delivery.
    13.2 the transportation or delivery of the Prohibited Goods, including the costs expenses incurred by J&T in connection with the provision of information, confiscation by the customs authorities or border seizure which are required by law or have been ordered by a court or a government authority.
    13.3 customs violations specified in Clause 5.
    13.4 any Sanctions violations specified in Clause 12, including any non-declaration or illegal, inaccurate and/or inadequate declaration in respect of the Shipment by the Client or from any other cause in connection with the Shipment for which J&T is not responsible, including against any additional expense so incurred and all claims whatsoever brought by any third party in respect of the Shipment.
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14.    Data Protection

In the event any information submitted by Client to J&T contains personal data that is subject to the protection of applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations, J&T shall limit the disclosure and processing of the personal data (to relevant third parties) to such extent as is reasonably required to effect performance of the services, to manage and administer the Client’s account(s) with J&T, to advertise products and services provided by J&T (subject at all times to the Client’s right to decline and J&T’s compliance with applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations) and for such other purposes as may be required by law, including, communicating the same to customs authorities. The Client warrants that all personal data provided to J&T has been fairly and lawfully obtained and the Client has authority to disclose such personal data to J&T for the purposes mentioned above. The Client shall fully indemnify and keep J&T fully indemnified against any and all liability incurred by J&T as a result of such breach howsoever arising.

 

15. Final Provisions

15.1 This agreement and its interpretation thereof shall be subject to and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore.

15.2 Mediation and Arbitration – In the event of any dispute arising out of or in connection with the terms and conditions herein, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, such dispute shall first be submitted to the Singapore Mediation Centre (“SMC”) for mediation in accordance with the procedures set out by the SMC. In the event that such dispute cannot be resolved or settled through mediation as set out above, the dispute shall thereafter be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration in Singapore in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”). The arbitration tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator to be appointed by the Chairman of the SIAC. The language of the arbitration shall be English.

15.3 The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision shall not affect any other part of the agreement

15.4 A person who is not a party to this agreement may not enforce any term of this agreement under any laws purporting to grant such rights which is hereby excluded to the extent permissible but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from such laws.

 

Appendix A: Restricted Area (No-go zone)

Postal Code

Location/
Building/Area

Postal Code

Location/
Building/Area

Postal Code

Location/
Building/Area

WHOLE AREA

KHUSU ISLAND

508487

Hendon Camp

669644

Gombak Base

WHOLE AREA

ST. JOHN'S ISLAND

509863

Changi Airbase

669645

Ministry of Defence

WHOLE AREA

PULAU UBIN

509927

Trent Engine Overhaul Complex

669646

Bukit Panjang Camp

WHOLE AREA

PULAU TEKONG

509928

SIA Engine Test Centre

688255

Mowbray Camp

WHOLE AREA

RIFLE RANGE COMPOUND

509932

Trent Engine Overhaul Complex

688256

Kranji Camp

WHOLE AREA

SELETAR AEROSPACE

534257

Paya Lebar Airbase

688793

Stagmont Camp

WHOLE AREA

WEST CAMP ROAD

567754

Amoy Quee Camp

689953

Keat Hong Camp II

WHOLE AREA

AIRPORT CARGO ROAD

596302

Maju Camp

689954

Keat Hong Camp

WHOLE AREA

ALPS AVENUE

596472

Police KINS Training Camp

698956

Tengah Air Base

WHOLE AREA

AIRLINE ROAD

506969

Changi Prison Complex Cluster B

708972

Murai Camp

WHOLE AREA

TURF CLUB AVENUE

507087

Selarang Camp

708976

Lim Chu Kang Camp II

98269

Resort World at Sentosa

528765

21 Tampines North Drive 2

718919

Sungei Gedong Camp

98322

85,BRANI TERMINAL AVENUE

507709

Changi Prison Complex Cluster A

729753

Mandai Camp

98323

81,BRANI TERMINAL AVENUE

609271

ASL Shipyard

729754

Mandai Camp II

98324

2,BRANI TERMINAL AVENUE

609273

PPL Shipyard

729756

Mandai Hill Camp

98325

89,BRANI TERMINAL AVENUE

609278

Shell

738103

Woodland Check Point

99958

Resort World at Sentosa (OFFICE)

609412

Vobak Building

738203

Woodland Check Point

109680

Central Manpower Base (CMPB)

609831

Caltex Jalan Buroh 1 Service Centre

738406

60 Woodlands Industrial Park D

117536

Power Grid

619110

Jurong Port

738700

Woodland Check Point

117605

Stockport Road

619523

ST Kinetics

757618

Sembawang Camp

117630

Tanjong Berlayer Camp

628054

29, Tanjong Kling

757621

Chong Pang Camp

129817

Clementi Camp

628398

Tuas Naval Base

757752

Sembawang Airbase

139302

Ayer Raja Camp

628439

Tanjung Gul Camp

757753

Khatib Camp

149051

Special Operation Command

629122

Jurong Shipyard

757758

Dieppe Barracks

149373

Queenstown Remand Centre

629351

50, Gul Road

758103

Senoko Power Station

178880

Parliament House

629353

Keppel Shipyard (Gul)

759907

Senoko Incineration Plant

248843

Tanglin Camp

629888

Keppel Shipyard

759945

Admiralty West Prison

367833

Mount Vernon Camp

637559

Pasir Laba Camp

759956

Sembawang Shipyard

397970

Guillemard Camp

637607

Tuas Power Station

759956

Sembawang Wharf

417902

Kaki Bukit Prison School

638357

Jurong Camp I

759957

Sembawang Prison

465556

Bedok Camp

638361

Jurong Camp II

769194

4 Lorong Chencharu

478937

Singapore Prisons Quarters

638364

SAFTI Military Institute

778895

Nee Soon Camp

498760

Changi Exihibition Centre (Airbase)

638501

ST Marine

778900

Nee Soon Camp (Leo North)

498761

Changi Exihibition Centre (Airbase)

638709

15, Tuas Crescent

779914

Nee Soon Camp (SCDF)

498819

Changi Naval Base

638717

23, Tuas Crescent

797792

Seletar Airport Passenger Terminal

498802

1 Changi North Way

667988

Bukit Gombak Camp

797809

Seletar Airport

499611

8 Changi North Way

669638

Hillview Camp

819658

Changi International Airport Services

498834

Tanah Merah Prison

669642

Gombak Base HQ

819659

SATS Inflight Catering Centre 1