Simple Distributor Agreement

by Jennifer VanBaren ; Updated September 26, 2017

Distributor agreements are designed for forming a relationship between a distributor and a supplier. They state the terms and conditions of the arrangement.

Purpose

A distributor agreement is used for outlining the details involved in a supplier-distributor relationship. It gives a retailer the right to sell a specific product supplied by the distributor. It eliminates misunderstandings between the two parties.

Types

When a distributor agreement is created, it specifies if the supplier is an exclusive seller of the goods or not. It also specifies if certain information regarding the products is confidential between the two parties.

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Details

A distributor agreement states the date, names and addresses of both parties. The agreement outlines all details of the arrangement. It tells the supplier their rights and obligations for selling the products, pricing, terms, purchase order processing and shipping procedures. This agreement also explains advertising requirements and stipulations on how the goods are sold.

About the Author

Jennifer VanBaren started her professional online writing career in 2010. She taught college-level accounting, math and business classes for five years. Her writing highlights include publishing articles about music, business, gardening and home organization. She holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Ind.

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