In fact, both are a framework agreement, but if we enter into a contract, it means that we sometimes buy our quantities from the seller. Here, the quantity may vary, but the contract have the validity period and condition. In the delivery plan, we buy our quantity regularly, which means periodic basis (day, week). Appointment exemptions (including a head and actual delivery plan) are issued to the creditor and tell the creditor to make deliveries of the material concerned on the specified dates. Creditors may provide the appropriate purchasing agency with confirmations that they do not meet or meet the expected delivery deadlines. Goods are received against delivery plans and orders. In my company, we use delivery plans for almost all purchases, as we simply put in place an agreement for a component from a particular supplier and the system automatically plans your deliveries for you according to your needs and settings in the materials masters. Appointment agreements can also be used if you only want to order a few times a year, because we do so for some of our bulk products, on which we have very large minimum quantities of orders that do not have much consumption. Both parties will benefit from a very specific delivery plan. It can reduce your likelihood of conflict by clearly showing the responsibilities of both parties, so on the side of adding many details.
At a minimum, your agreement should include the delivery plan, details of the products or services delivered, automated or required deliveries, and the cost and due date of payment for each delivery. We were never so satisfied with the explanation of SAP delivery contracts until we found it in the book Supply Chain Management with SAP APO. Here: You can create delivery plans with or without exit documentation. With publication, the documentation has an advantage because, in this case, you have sent a data set on the delivery plan to a supplier that you can display at any time. The only time we use an order is for a testbuild in which the components are not approved for use by our customers, then EVERYTHING goes to a schedule agreement. We have set our schedules for the expiry of 31.12.9999, unless of course we have a planned reduction in Credit A on Credit B at a predetermined date. wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/display/ERPSCM/Schedulingagreementrelease+documentation Your contract must expressly comply with the delivery plan as mandatory. You can also write the delivery plan directly into your contract.
If this is too complicated, you can lay the groundwork for the delivery plan in the contract and then add an endorsement that details the details. Your contract is legally binding only if it is included in one way or another in a treaty.