Operating hours for each site will be dependent on expected receivals and weather. Please contact the receival site to determine the hours of operation.
The ensure efficient deliveries and a safe work environment, NCA will have the following requirements for the season:
- All truck drivers are required to be inducted to the site. This will be undertaken at the sample stand at the time of the drivers first delivery.
- An NCA delivery number is required prior to delivery for both warehouse and merchant contracts. For deliveries against a sales contract the delivery number will be provided by the merchant that the contract relates to.
- Chains are required on tailgates of all delivery trucks to regulate the flow of grain into the mobile hoppers.
- Convertible trailers will not be accepted.
Grading and Moisture
NCA may also provide a chickpea grading service which will be on a best endeavours basis. Initially out of specification chickpea will be received, providing they can be graded back to chickpea 1 specifications. If NCA runs out of room to store this separately, the receival of off grade chickpea will be stopped.
The chickpeas that are out of specification will be received as Chickpea 2 into grower warehouse with a volume deduction made for the grading losses. When graded the chickpeas will be regraded to Chickpea 1 and will be transferred on a first in first out basis.
As the grading capacity is limited, NCA cannot guarantee the timing of the grading. This may have implications with the timing of deliveries against contracts.
Grower warehousing will be available at packing sites.
To deliver into warehousing the requirements are:
- A warehouse delivery number will be required prior to the delivery of the grain. This can be obtained from the Toowoomba Office.
- Information required to be provided:
- Trading Name
- NGR Number
- Contact Details
- Approximate Tonnage (non-binding)
- A Warehouse Agreement needs to be executed and returned. These agreements will be sent with the warehouse delivery number and other important information.