Flat-rate orders should never be written for orders where the price is not guaranteed, where the quality of the product is unreliable or cannot be entrusted to the seller. (2) Scope of the commitment. A statement that the government is only required to the extent that authorized purchases were actually made under BPA. (3) Applying this procedure would avoid writing many commands. (4) Persons entitled to purchase under BPA. A statement that a list of persons authorised to purchase under BPA is identified either by the position title or by the name of the individual, organisational component and by a limit of dollars per purchase for each position security or individual person, shall be made available to the supplier by the contract agent. (d) the agencies shall offer appropriate guarantees as regards the control of forms and the accounting of purchases. (1) deemed necessary by the contracting entity to ensure compliance with the order as revised by the holder; or framework orders should set out the following contractual terms: (b) agencies that use the government-wide commercial acquisition card establish procedures for the use and control of the card that meet the terms of the current GSA credit card agreement. The Agency`s procedures should not limit the use of the government-wide commercial acquisition card to micro-purchases. The Agency`s procedures should encourage the use of the higher dollar card by contract employees to place orders and pay for purchases under contracts entered into in accordance with the Part 8 procedure, provided that this has been approved. and/or to make payments under other contracts, if agreed by the Contractor. See 32.1110 (d) for instructions on the use of the corresponding clause when payment under a written contract is made through the use of the card.
A framework order (BPO) is a long-term agreement between an organization and a supplier to provide goods or services with a fixed price on a recurring basis over a period of time. If your business makes multiple payments for the same goods or services, issuing a master order with the details already listed, such as price and delivery plan, is an effective way to reduce processing time and delays. A framework contract, a framework purchase agreement or a call order is an order that a customer places with their supplier in order to allow for multiple delivery dates over a given period, often negotiated to take advantage of the benefits of predetermined prices. It is normally used when there is a recurring need for consumer goods. Frame orders are often used when a customer buys large quantities and has obtained special discounts. On the basis of the framework order, customer orders (`executive releases` or `release orders`) and billing positions can be placed as needed until the contract is executed, the end of the order period is reached or a specified maximum order value is reached.  (2) place a delivery order or order (if permitted in the basic contract, the basic order contract or the framework contract); or a framework order is set to a fixed-price contract for a specified period. The buyer is looking for the best prices among the competing offers. Once the best one is chosen, the prices of the goods are fixed and the quantities of each product are also given to the supplier to prepare the stock for the desired delivery.
(a) Except as provided in point 32.1108(b)(2), the government-wide commercial acquisition card is permitted for use in the manufacture and/or payment of purchases of supplies, services or construction work. . . .