Terms of Trade for the Supplier of Goods


About this Document:

  1. Terms of Trade between yourself and your customer are extremely important, as they effectively provide you with a legally binding contract that you can rely upon, if problems raise their ugly head down the track.
  2. These Terms of Trade are very comprehensive and provide you with every protection possible.
  3. Some of the protection that we have provided for you in this Document, you might not think necessary. That's fine, simply delete it.
  4. This document is completed for you in a large font. If you want to make it smaller, you can:
  5. Reduce the size of the font to say 8; and
  6. Create a Table and to say 3 columns and cut and paste what we have prepared for you into this table.
  7. If you want to avoid the necessity of having your customer sign, then go through the document and where there is reference to the name of the Customer, replace this with the words "The Customer".,delete all reference to the signing and add the following clause: "The Customer acknowledges receipt of these Terms of Trade and accepts and agrees to be bound by them, together with any guarantee requirements". It is also a very good idea to have proof that your Customer has both received and read your Terms of Trade. The best way to do this, is to forward these Terms of Trade to your Customer by email, having first selected under "Options", "Request a Delivery Receipt" and "Request a Read Receipt".

Number of pages:

7 pages, however this can be reduced considerably by following our suggestions as detailed above.

Time to complete the questionnaire:

Once you have all the information together, it should only take you 10 – 15 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Type of document:


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