Placing order for Goods When an order for any goods is placed one must keep in mind various aspects of it, otherwise it can lead to delay and complications for both, customer and supplier. Details of goods must be mentioned very clearly. There should be no confusion about the specifications, quantity, name of bankers and mode of transportation. The instructions are elaborated here. 1. Article, its quantity and quality: It the product line is long it is advisable to mention numbers on the catalogue referring to your requirements. However, if there is no catalogue attached, one can clearly mention the specifications like size, color, and quantity. 2. Packing: For packing special instructions are a must. Different types of products come in different packing for convenience of transport. For instance, glassware and many chemicals call for a very through and specialized packing. 3. Delivery: One must give very clear instructions about the delivery of goods. They can be sent through any convenient mode of transport like road, air or sea. The point of destination and date of delivery are again important points to be included. All these details are generally printed in a tabulated from to enable an easy and quick placing of order. Even the companies make suitable indenting forms or list of articles for easy placing of orders. It eliminates possibilities of omissions of important details. Placing Order for Advertised Goods Make a mention of the advertisement: 1. I have seen your new tape recorder’s advertisement in The Daily Star of August 4, and would like to place an order for one. 2. I have listened with keen interest to your advertisement of “Rapides English Speaking Course” on radio. Please send me two copies by V.P.P. 3. I have come across your advertisement of ‘Kitchen Master’ and hereby place an order for one. 4. Advertisement of your detergent powder on the Delhi Television has convinced us about its good quality. Please supply the same as per our order. 5. I have been impressed by demonstration of your “Knit Master” in a television advertisement, I am placing order for one. Given details of delivery: 6. Kindly send the books at the address given above. 7. Please dispatch the article to the above address. 8. One of the two pieces is to be sent to my address given above and the other to the following name and address. 9. The address of the person, this is to be delivered, is as follows: 10. The moment you receive the advance payment of the item, please send it directly to the address given below. 11. Kindly execute this order immediately as I have to go out of station in the next week. 12. Please attend to this order urgently. 13. We can arrange for our truck to collect the goods from your Delhi office anytime it is convenient to you. 14. I would appreciate your promptness in sending the items mentioned in the order letter. 15. Please let me know in future, about your new products.