Trading with Foodstuffs
Browse the following sections to gain a better understanding of
how to trade with Foodstuffs.
The Vendor Account
In order to conduct business with Foodstuffs a trading account must first be established in order to process and make payment of any invoices.
Charge Through Facility
The Charge Through facility is designed to simplify the charging of goods and services supplied to our retail members' stores. The system enables our retail members to purchase goods without having to pay direct.
Terms must be accepted and agreed upon in writing before any transactions may be made to any of Foodstuffs Banner Groups of Distribution Centres.
Terms of Trade
Where the vendor has terms and conditions surrounding the purchasing of goods, these are to be submitted to the Wholesale Merchandise Manager for approval and are to meet the requirements of the Foodstuffs National business.
The vendor is expected to operate of a fully disclosed "Trade Price List". It is from this that any Terms of Trade discounts will apply.
If articles delivered were not ordered, or an alternative product is sent and these items are not required, they will be returned to you along with a notification of discrepancy advising the reason for the return.
Credit Notes & Claims Resolution
Overview of the Credit Notes and Claims Resolution processes within Foodstuffs South Island Limited.
Overview information relating to product ranging processes within Foodstuffs South Island Limited.
A website solution has been developed for vendors that require minimum effort electronically to trade with Foodstuffs.
Space management relates to positioning and layout of product within our public facing premises.
We have an obligation to comply with the New Zealand Food Amendment Act 1996, the Food Standards Code Australia New Zealand, and the New Zealand Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and as such have strict product recall procedures.
The vendors Annual Corporate Business Review is both an important and expected part of doing business. We accept that not all vendors will review business that at this level.