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Is Quotation a Contract

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asked on Jul 29, 2020 at 12:47
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edited on May 11, 2021 at 18:31
 
A transport company has given me a Quotation for transport charges per carton and stated minimum monthly commitment charges: 2,000 carton or RM15,000 whichever is higher. We have used their services for one week and were not satisfied with their service. There were late deliveries and a few damaged consignment goods. Thus we stopped using them. But they are charging us the balance of RM9,000++ (after deduct the actual service charges). This is so call shortfall charges. This company is now getting a Debt Collector to collect the said money from us. 

Shall we pay this? Hope someone can advice on this matter. Thank you. 
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answered on Jul 29, 2020 at 14:39
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edited May 11, 2021 at 18:32
 
The quotation itself is not a contract.
However the acceptance of the terms of the quotation is a contract.
They quoted a minimum RM15k a month, you accepted, so pay RM15k lah.
Quality of service is not important because it is subjective.

Just like if you order a plate of Char Koay Teow, if the taste is not nice also you have to pay for it in full.
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