What are some possible alternative counter offers to this offer?
A manufacturing company requires a minimum order of $5,000 at cost, offers terms of 3/10, net 30, and does not provide transportation costs. Transportation costs may be estimated at approximately $4.50 per dozen garments. There is a rumor, however, that there may be a trucking strike at the manufacturing company by independent truck lines. The manufacturing comapny is willing to participate in a cooperative advertising program. This Los Angeles firm assures the merchandise will be in stock and available for reorder.
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One possible counteroffer is to change the terms of the date of delivery. A counteroffer constitutes a change in any of the terms of a preliminary contractual agreement. A change to the delivery date for a date that precedes the speculated date of strike would constitute a counteroffer.
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