A Vendor Agreement is an agreement in which a business owner, or individual, hires someone to provide products and/or services. Vendor Agreements can cover a variety of areas including software, office supplies, professional services, consultants, technology services, event planning, marketing and much, much more.
Having a vendor agreement is important because, like any agreement, it clearly delineates and defines all the details of the product or services being provided. By negotiating a clear vendor agreement, one clarifies expectations and goals while minimizing the risk of confusion and conflict.
FEATURES VENDOR AGREEMENT
1. CLEAR DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCT/SERVICE : Vendor agreement covers all the details of the product/ service being provided. Sometimes a statement of work is also attached.
2. PAYMENT : Vendors agreement also gives clarification regarding payment and also provides the terms and conditions so in case of any dispute regarding any of the payment of vendor vendors agreement will help you.
3. INCREASE EFFICIENCY : Due to vendor agreement one can clearly determine financial policies, security policies, and other key data that is required for the same which helps in increasing the efficiency and develops an effective vendor and supplier relationship.